The Splendid Table

By American Public Media

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Love this podcast. Best thing to listen while doing anything, everything, and nothing. I find listening to folks who love all aspects of food and cooking to be the best way to relax. The joy you hear in their voice is infectious -Thanks

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American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.

Episode Date
664: Project Cooking
We're taking on serious cooking projects: whole hog barbecue, paella on the grill, community ovens, and an unforgettable tomato panade.
Jul 19, 2019
Summer Fruit in the Kitchen
Pastry chef Nicole Rucker shares techniques and recipes for using the plethora of summertime fruits and berries in baked goods and beyond.
Jul 16, 2019
687: All-Star Summer Cookout
Get outside and enjoy the foods of summer: grilled meats and seafood, no-cook meals, ice cream sandwiches, and alcohol-optional beverages.
Jul 12, 2019
662: Pepper Party
Things get spicy when we look at the wide world of chili peppers and how they’re enjoyed raw, cooked, powdered, and blended into sauces.
Jul 05, 2019
DIY Summer Liqueurs
Homemade cordials crafted with seasonal produce make the summertime cocktail season all the more delicious. Andy Schloss shares some of his favorites.
Jul 02, 2019
661: Summer Cookout
Light up and get your grill on with inspired sauces and sides, and foolproof techniques for both your fire and your food.
Jun 28, 2019
636: Peppers, Onions & Butter
Maricel Presilla on chili peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions
Jun 21, 2019
Let Them Eat (Simple) Cake
Keep it simple! Baker Odette Williams shares how to make crowd-pleasing cakes with easy-to-find ingredients and little to no special technique.
Jun 18, 2019
686: A Conversation with Madhur Jaffrey
We spend an afternoon with the illustrious and iconic Indian cookbook author and food writer Madhur Jaffrey.
Jun 14, 2019
660: Barbacoa, Boniato, and Ceviche
An episode dedicated to pinnacle dishes and ingredients from Peru, the Caribbean, and Mexico.
Jun 07, 2019
The Way We Eat Now
Food historian Bee Wilson discusses trendy eating, changes in our global appetite, and how social media has changed food – for better and worse.
Jun 04, 2019
685: One Cook's Trash...
We dig into the second life of food trash, leftovers and green kitchens with chef Abra Berens, yogurt maker Homa Dashtaki and America’s Test Kitchen.
May 31, 2019
659: Vegging Out
The cultural (and family) politics of vegetarianism, new techniques and better planning for cooking veggies, and essential vegan dishes from Vedge.
May 24, 2019
Cooking with Maple Syrup
Beth Dooley and Mette Nielson revel in the magic of maple syrup for recipes both sweet and savory.
May 21, 2019
684: Food & Mental Health
The impact of food and food culture on mental health with personal stories from David McMillan, Stephanie Covington Armstrong, and Virgie Tovar.
May 17, 2019
658: Nigella Lawson Defends the Honor of Home Cooking
Food world superstar Nigella Lawson embraces the pleasure of home cooking, speaks against food elitism, and approaches cookbooks like conversations
May 10, 2019
At the Intersection of Food and Mental Health
Psychiatrist Drew Ramsey talks about his research on the connection between food, brain function, and mental health.
May 07, 2019
683: Mothers & Daughters
It’s the real-life relationships between mothers and daughters, playing out in the kitchen.
May 03, 2019
657: The Philly Special
Francis Lam live on stage with three of Philadelphia’s best chefs: Ange Branca, Eli Kulp and Mike Solomonov.
Apr 26, 2019
Chetna's Healthy Indian
Cookbook author Chetna Makan shares a never-ending variety of light and refreshing foods from Indian cuisine.
Apr 23, 2019
682: Kwame Onwuachi - Notes from a Young Black Chef
Francis Lam spends the hour with chef Kwame Onwuachi to talk about his lifelong love of food and challenges he's faced in the culinary world.
Apr 19, 2019
656: The Opposite of Locavore
What does it mean to be a food pilgrim versus food tourist? We consider the cultural ramifications of food travel and foods with multinational roots.
Apr 12, 2019
Cooking with Scraps
Mads Refslund and Tama Matsuoka Wong encourage 'trash cooking,' where food waste is given new life as ingredients for innovative dishes.
Apr 09, 2019
681: Burrito Royalty, Kitchens in Palestine & the Food of Nigeria
We go inside the kitchens of Palestine, look at the diversity of Nigerian cuisine, meet frozen burrito royalty, and find out what’s up with bowl food.
Apr 05, 2019
655: The Seeds of Flavor
Celebrate spring with seeds that create new flavors -- and change lives. Plus, one-bottle cocktails and unexpected ways to cook spring vegetables.
Mar 29, 2019
Essential Chinese Cooking Techniques
Self-described tech geek turned chef/food writer Kian Lam Kho discusses Chinese cooking methods: stir-frying, red cooking, braising, and smoking.
Mar 26, 2019