The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table

United States

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 Lynne Rossetto Kasper 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.

Episodes

635: Zoe's Ghana Kitchen  

Zoe Adjonyoh on Ghanaian food, America's Test Kitchen on charcoal grilling, Dana Cree on ice cream, Daniella Cheslow on small game dining

610: Slow Change  

Krishnendu Ray on food history, Molly Birnbaum on eggs, Steve Sando on beans, Marisa Huff on aperitivo, Jekka McVicar on rosemary.

634: Where We Eat  

Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, The Angel of Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America's Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.

585: Twenty  

Julia Child on potato salad, Mario Batali on vegetables, ATK on BBQ sauce, Bill Waddington on iced tea, Joshua Wesson, Claudia Roden.

609: Silk Road Food  

Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford on Samarkand, Michael Twitty's The Cooking Gene, ATK's Molly Birnbaum on Parmesan.

Colonel Sanders, Mahalia Jackson and the South’s Influence on Fast Food  

Host Francis Lam and food historian John T. Edge discuss how two southern icons and their fried chicken businesses changed American fast food.

633: The Unexpected South  

John T. Edge on Southern hippie farmers, Dinner at the Patel Motel, America's Test Kitchen on SC Fresh Smoked Ham, Southern food in Pacific Northwest

607: The Secrets of Service  

Will Guidara on service, Steve Raichlen on meatless smoking, Talia Baiocchi on low-alcohol drinks, culinary covers, ATK on espresso machines

Bon Appétit's Adam Rapoport interviews host Francis Lam  

Francis Lam and Adam Rapoport discuss editing cookbooks, entertaining friends at home, living and eating with Chrissy Teigen, and a bit of football.

632: Food Myths  

America's Test Kitchen on busted food myths, Trine Hahnemann on hygge, Ole Mouritsen on mouthfeel, Burmese cuisine, and classic vegetarian cookbooks

606: Spring Fling  

Skye Gyngell on Spring, Robert Egger on senior meals, Molly Birnbaum on milk, Mark Hagen on rhubarb, True Treats Candy.

631: Jessica Harris  

Jessica Harris on her memoir, The Key 3 with Dale Talde, ATK taste tests bagged popcorn, Mads Refslund & Tama Matsuoka Wong on "trash cooking"

605: Farm-to-Table  

Lenny Russo on farm-to-table, ATK on fettuccine, Alex Raij on the Basque Country, Dina Cheney on non-dairy milks, meat in vending machines

630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly  

Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions

Bonus: Samin Nosrat's Pasta alle Vongole - extended interview with recipe  

Splendid Table Sides: Extended interview with Samin Nosrat about working with acid to balance dishes, specifically her recipe for Pasta alle Vongole

604: Wurst Case  

Chris Ying on sausage, Chris Schonberger on food media, America's Test Kitchen on perfect baked potatoes, Floyd Cardoz on curry, Lynda Trang Dai

629: Feeding Family  

Pableaux Johnson on red beans and rice, Bianca Bosker on wine obsession, David Leite on his new memoir, ATK on salmon, Spilled Milk on feeding kids

601: Brain Food  

Dr. Drew Ramsey on brain health, Olia Hercules on Ukraine, Chinese food on U.S./Mexico border, and ATK on North Carolina Dipped Fried Chicken

Bonus: Shane Mitchell Extended Interview  

Splendid Table Sides: Extended interview with Shane Mitchell, who explored the meaning of hospitality across the globe for her book Far Afield.

628: Food From Faraway Places  

Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London

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