The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table

Episodes

  • 54: Foodelectric

    Aug 15, 2014 | 52 min
    William Sitwell on food history, Wayne Wang on Cecilia Chiang, Vikas Khanna on chutney, Karen Solomon on ketchup.
  • 56: Female Chefs

    Aug 8, 2014 | 52 min
    Amanda Cohen on female chefs, Bonnie Benwick on toum, Sami Scripter and Sheng Yang on Hmong recipes, Bill Tracy on corn.
  • 5: Eating Wild

    Aug 1, 2014 | 52 min
    Jo Robinson on phytonutrients, Charles Phoenix on entertaining, David Karp on grapes, Fritz Haeg on edible estates.
  • 562: Buffalo Milk

    Jul 25, 2014 | 52 min
    Sruthi Pinnamaneni on buffalo milk, Maria Elia on Greek cheese, Jolie Kerr on cleaning, Melissa Daka on wine, The Perennial Plate.
  • 58: Heirloom Yogurt

    Jul 18, 2014 | 52 min
    Sandor Katz on yogurt, Harold McGee on thawing meat, Megan Krigbaum on wine, Katie Parla on Rome, Lucinda Hutson on tequila.
  • 55: Smoke

    Jul 15, 2014 | 52 min
    Tim Byres on grilling, Dr. Weil on non-dairy milk, David Hagedorn on okonomiyaki, Karen Solomon on pickles, Justin Kuzma's new app.
  • 56: Lucinda's Meatloaf

    Jul 15, 2014 | 52 min
    Lucinda Scala Quinn's Key , Robb Walsh on Tex-Mex, Jessica Hagy on being interesting, Lara Ferroni on homemade snacks.
  • 57: Bouchon Bakery

    Jul 15, 2014 | 52 min
    Thomas Keller on pastries, Roberto Santibañez on Mexico, The Perennial Plate on honey, the Sterns.
  • 56: Sedaris Family Dinners

    Jul 15, 2014 | 52 min
    David Sedaris on dinner, John Joseph on becoming vegan, Paula Marcoux on flatbread, Steve Jones on beer and cheese.
  • 561: Feeding Billion

    Jul 15, 2014 | 52 min
    Dennis Dimick on feeding billion, Roy Choi on Korean food, Andrew Schloss on liqueur, Fred Plotkin on Italy.
  • 561: Feeding Billion

    Jul 11, 2014 | 52 min
    Dennis Dimick on feeding billion, Roy Choi on Korean tacos, Andrew Schloss on liqueur, Fred Plotkin on Italy.
  • 56: Sedaris Family Dinners

    Jun 27, 2014 | 52 min
    David Sedaris on dinner, John Joseph on becoming vegan, Paula Marcoux on flatbread, Steve Jones on beer and cheese.
  • 52: Tom's Tomato Soup

    Jun 10, 2014 | 50 min
    Tom Douglas' Key , Penny De Los Santos on food photography, Todd Selby on his book.
  • 516: Bill's Fried Oysters

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Bill Smith's Key , Jesse Griffiths on hunting, Jeremy Quinn on orange wine.
  • 525: Polish Revival

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Anne Applebaum on Poland, Jekka McVicar on herbs, seed saving, Cheryl Day on vintage baking, Hazelann Williams on feet.
  • 542: Salt Block Cooking

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Mark Bitterman on salt blocks, Ian Knauer on testing recipes, Joe Yonan on mock meat, Marcie Ferris on women's history.
  • 4: Purple Citrus and Sweet Perfume

    Jun 10, 2014 | 51 min
    Silvena Rowe on Quince, Nathaniel Dominy on saliva, Richard Mabey on weeds, Isaac Mizrahi judges Stump.
  • 547: Soul Food

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, Sally Schneider on gifts, Adrian Miller, Kate Hubbard, Marina Marchese.
  • 545: Old Vines

    Jun 10, 2014 | 51 min
    Ray Isle on vines, Andrew Schloss on slow cooking, David Tanis on Chez Panisse, Dan Newman on leftovers, The Perennial Plate.
  • 52: Christmas Cheese

    Jun 10, 2014 | 51 min
    David Lebovitz on Paris, Junot Diaz on goats, Eli Sussman on snacking, Sally Schneider on decorating, Steve Jenkins on cheese.
  • 517: Road Trip: New Orleans

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Leah Chase on the civil rights movement, Lolis Eric Elie on fine dining, Poppy Tooker on calas, Chris McMillian on the sazerac.
  • 524: Eating Bugs

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Stefan Gates on bugs, Scarlett Lindeman on Dumpster-diving, Eddie Huang on bao, Scott Peacock on Southern food, Charles Phan on pho.
  • 552: Chickenization

    Jun 10, 2014 | 53 min
    Christopher Leonard on chicken, Marion Nestle on the farm bill, Macanese cuisine, Joshua Wesson on wine, the Sterns.
  • 548: Duck, Duck, Goose

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Nathan Myhrvold on modernist cuisine, Hank Shaw on goose, Alice Medrich on chocolate, Joshua Wesson on wine, the Sterns.
  • 551: Toro Bravo

    Jun 10, 2014 | 51 min
    John Gorham on family, Maureen Fant on pasta, David Rosengarten on hot sauce, Sam Chapple-Sokol on diplomacy, The Perennial Plate.
  • 54: Foodelectric

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    William Sitwell on food history, Wayne Wang on Cecilia Chiang, Vikas Khanna on chutney, Karen Solomon on ketchup.
  • 54: No Props

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Lisa Heathcote on Downton Abbey, Rene Redzepi on fun, Rachel Laudan on empires, Michael Anthony, Katie Workman.
  • 526: Nigellissima

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Nigella Lawson on Italy, Nathalie Dupree on Southern biscuits, Joe Warwick on chef eats, Pati Jinich and Arthur Allen on tomatoes.
  • 522: Lizz's Fettuccine

    Jun 10, 2014 | 51 min
    Lizz Winstead's Key , Dr. Andrew Weil on nutrition, Dessa on tour food, Liddabit Sweets on holiday candy, James Freeman on coffee.
  • 527: Dinner with Churchill

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Cita Stelzer on Winston Churchill, Dorie Greenspan on beef, Mark Menjivar's fridge photos, Doron Petersan on vegan baking.
  • 546: Swanksgiving

    Jun 10, 2014 | 51 min
    Mollie Katzen on veggies, Ray Isle on wine, Cheryl Day on pie, Pati Jinich, Vikas Khanna on the Dalai Lama, The Kitchn.
  • 54: Fat

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Andrew Zimmern on fat, Adam Rapoport on duck confit, Anya von Bremzen on Russia, Julia Herz on beer.
  • 544: Turbot Soufflé

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Daniel Boulud's iconic recipes, Samira Kawash on candy, Tricia Williams on coconut oil, James Bartlett on ghosts.
  • 51: Lardcore

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Sean Brock on lard, Eric Asimov on wine, Susan Feniger on tastes, Charlotte Druckman on female chefs, Patrick McGovern on beer.
  • 467: Simple Times

    Jun 10, 2014 | 50 min
    Amy Sedaris on culinary crafts, Fany Gerson on Mexico's sweets, Rachel Saunders on marmalade, the Sterns.
  • 518: John's Fried Eggs

    Jun 10, 2014 | 51 min
    John Besh's Key , Jerome Chateau on cows, Daisuke Utagawa on Japanese cuisine, The Perennial Plate.
  • 521: All Gone

    Jun 10, 2014 | 51 min
    Mo Rocca, Francis Lam on chicken skin, Alex Witchel's memoir, Corey Milligan on carving knives, Kevin Young's poetry.
  • 55: Zero Gravity

    Jun 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Col. Chris Hadfield on space food, Andy Ricker on Thailand, Herb Eckhouse on prosciutto, Jenn Louis on salad, the Sterns in Florida.
  • 55: Artisan Bread

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Jeff Hertzberg, Mark Furstenberg on bread, Jeremy Bailenson on empathy, Marin Cogan on D.C. lunch, Jason Wang on Xi'an.
  • 528: Meat-Eaters

    Jun 9, 2014 | 53 min
    Briana Pobiner on meat-eating, Harold McGee on rice wine, Sean Brock on buckwheat, Julia Reed on Chicago, Nova Kim on wildcrafting.
  • 52: Beer Profiles

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Greg Engert on beer, Mario Batali on editing, Deborah Madison on radishes, Perennial Plate on coconuts, Travis Marcotte on farming.
  • 554: Tasting in the Dark

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Hoby Wedler on wine tasting, Coi's Daniel Patterson, Sam Brasch on cactus, Bill Waddington on white tea.
  • 478: Shared Meals in Blue Zones

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Dan Buettner on happiness, Victoria Tonay on dreams, Dana Bowen on Easter in Sicily, Justin Horner on tamales.
  • 556: True Chef

    Jun 9, 2014 | 53 min
    April Bloomfield on chef school, Paul Breslin on salt, Ellie Krieger on oil, Frederick Douglass Opie on blues, The Perennial Plate.
  • 555: Ramen Slurp

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Ivan Orkin on ramen, James Oseland on stories, Gustavo Arellano on Mexico, David Rosengarten on capers, Julie Hruby on pottery.
  • 51: Raghavan's Dal

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Raghavan Iyer's Key , Michael Pollan on liberation, Wendell Pierce on New Orleans, Edward Lee on the South, Bee Wilson on spoons.
  • 5: Saliva the Superhero

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Mary Roach on saliva, Mark Bitterman on salt, Russ Parsons on artichokes.
  • 52: Salt Sugar Fat

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Michael Moss on irresistible food, Ted Allen on kitchen inspiration, Ann Taylor Pittman on Korea, Alice Feiring on natural wine.
  • 557: Mindfulness

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Dan Harris on meditation, Ronna Welsh on waste, Donna Hay on recipes, Eric Prince on hypoxia, the Sterns.
  • 55: Quinoa Quarrel

    Jun 9, 2014 | 53 min
    Lisa Hamilton on quinoa, Diana Henry on summer, Tim Cebula on rules, Edward Humes on Jess Jackson, The Perennial Plate.
  • 5: Adobo Road

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Marvin Gapultos on adobo, Lior Lev Sercarz on spices, The Perennial Plate in Spain, Laura Catena on malbec, Sidney Fry on sodium.
  • 558: Fried and True

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Lee Brian Schrager and Adeena Sussman on fried chicken, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on bay leaves, Ray Isle on the wine bottle.
  • 54: Family Table

    Jun 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Bruce Feiler on family time, Jesse Griffiths on goat, Sean Brock on West African influences, Rohan Marley on farming coffee.
  • 55: Quinoa Quarrel

    Jun 6, 2014 | 53 min
    Lisa Hamilton on quinoa, Diana Henry on summer, Tim Cebula on rules, Edward Humes on Jess Jackson, The Perennial Plate.
  • 54: Family Table

    Jun 2, 2014 | 52 min
    Bruce Feiler on family time, Jesse Griffiths on goat, Sean Brock on West African influences, Rohan Marley on farming coffee.
  • 558: Fried and True

    May 23, 2014 | 52 min
    Lee Brian Schrager and Adeena Sussman on fried chicken, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on bay leaves, Ray Isle on the wine bottle.
  • 5: Adobo Road

    May 16, 2014 | 52 min
    Marvin Gapultos on adobo, Lior Lev Sercarz on spices, The Perennial Plate in Spain, Laura Catena on malbec, Sidney Fry on sodium.
  • 557: Mindfulness

    May 9, 2014 | 52 min
    Dan Harris on meditation, Ronna Welsh on waste, Donna Hay on cookbooks, Eric Prince on hypoxia, the Sterns.
  • 52: Salt Sugar Fat

    May 2, 2014 | 52 min
    Michael Moss on irresistible food, Ted Allen on kitchen inspiration, Ann Taylor Pittman on Korea, Alice Feiring on natural wine.
  • 556: True Chef

    Apr 25, 2014 | 52 min
    April Bloomfield on becoming a chef, Paul Breslin on salt, Ellie Krieger on oil, Fred Opie on blues, The Perennial Plate.
  • 478: Shared Meals in Blue Zones

    Apr 18, 2014 | 52 min
    Dan Buettner on happiness, Victoria Tonay on dreams, Dana Bowen on Easter in Sicily, Justin Horner on tamales.
  • 555: Ramen Slurp

    Apr 4, 2014 | 52 min
    Ivan Orkin on ramen, James Oseland on stories, Gustavo Arellano on Mexico, David Rosengarten on capers, Julie Hruby on pottery.
  • 5: Saliva the Superhero

    Mar 28, 2014 | 52 min
    Mary Roach on saliva, Google Plus Hangouts, Mark Bitterman on salt, Russ Parsons on artichokes.
  • 554: Tasting in the Dark

    Mar 21, 2014 | 52 min
    Hoby Wedler on wine tasting, Coi's Daniel Patterson, Sam Brasch on cactus, Bill Waddington on white tea.
  • 52: Beer Profiles

    Mar 14, 2014 | 52 min
    Greg Engert on beer, Mario Batali on editing, Deborah Madison on radishes, Perennial Plate on coconuts, Travis Marcotte on farming.
  • 55: Artisan Bread

    Mar 7, 2014 | 52 min
    Jeff Hertzberg, Mark Furstenberg on bread, Jeremy Bailenson on empathy, Marin Cogan on D.C. lunch, Jason Wang on Xi'an, the Sterns.
  • 528: Meat-Eaters

    Feb 28, 2014 | 52 min
    Briana Pobiner on meat-eating, Harold McGee on rice wine, Sean Brock on buckwheat, Julia Reed on Chicago, Nova Kim on wildcrafting.
  • 552: Chickenization

    Feb 21, 2014 | 52 min
    Christopher Leonard on chicken, Marion Nestle on the farm bill, Macanese cuisine, Joshua Wesson on wine, the Sterns.
  • 527: Dinner with Churchill

    Feb 14, 2014 | 52 min
    Cita Stelzer on Winston Churchill, Dorie Greenspan on beef, Mark Menjivar's fridge photos, Doron Petersan on vegan baking.
  • 551: Toro Bravo

    Feb 7, 2014 | 51 min
    John Gorham on family, Maureen Fant on pasta, David Rosengarten on hot sauce, Sam Chapple-Sokol on diplomacy, The Perennial Plate.
  • 526: Nigellissima

    Jan 31, 2014 | 52 min
    Nigella Lawson on Italy, Nathalie Dupree on Southern biscuits, Joe Warwick on chef eats, Pati Jinich and Arthur Allen on tomatoes.
  • 55: Zero Gravity

    Jan 24, 2014 | 52 min
    Col. Chris Hadfield on space, Andy Ricker on Thailand, Herb Eckhouse on prosciutto, Jenn Louis on salad, the Sterns.
  • 525: Polish Revival

    Jan 17, 2014 | 52 min
    Anne Applebaum on Poland, Jekka McVicar on herbs, seed saving, Cheryl Day on vintage baking, Hazelann Williams on feet.
  • 54: No Props

    Jan 10, 2014 | 52 min
    Lisa Heathcote on Downton Abbey, Rene Redzepi on fun, Rachel Laudan on empires, Michael Anthony, Katie Workman.
  • 524: Eating Bugs

    Jan 3, 2014 | 52 min
    Stefan Gates on bugs, Scarlett Lindeman on Dumpster-diving, Eddie Huang on bao, Scott Peacock on Southern food, Charles Phan on pho.
  • 52: Christmas Cheese

    Dec 27, 2013 | 51 min
    David Lebovitz on Paris, Junot Diaz on goats, Eli Sussman on snacking, Sally Schneider on decorating, Steve Jenkins on cheese.
  • 548: Duck, Duck, Goose

    Dec 20, 2013 | 51 min
    Nathan Myhrvold on modernist cuisine, Hank Shaw on goose, Alice Medrich on chocolate, Joshua Wesson on wine, the Sterns.
  • 522: Lizz's Fettuccine

    Dec 13, 2013 | 51 min
    Lizz Winstead's Key , Dr. Andrew Weil on nutrition, Dessa on tour food, Liddabit Sweets on holiday candy, James Freeman on coffee.
  • 547: Soul Food

    Dec 6, 2013 | 51 min
    Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, Sally Schneider on gifts, Adrian Miller, Kate Hubbard, Marina Marchese.
  • 467: Simple Times

    Nov 29, 2013 | 50 min
    Amy Sedaris on culinary crafts, Fany Gerson on Mexico's sweets, Rachel Saunders on marmalade, the Sterns.
  • 546: Swanksgiving

    Nov 22, 2013 | 51 min
    Mollie Katzen on veggies, Ray Isle on wine, Cheryl Day on pie, Pati Jinich, Vikas Khanna on the Dalai Lama, The Kitchn.
  • 521: All Gone

    Nov 15, 2013 | 50 min
    Mo Rocca, Francis Lam on chicken skin, Alex Witchel's memoir, Corey Milligan on carving knives, Kevin Young's poetry.
  • 52: Tom's Tomato Soup

    Nov 8, 2013 | 50 min
    Tom Douglas' Key , Penny De Los Santos on food photography, Todd Selby on his book.
  • 545: Old Vines

    Nov 1, 2013 | 50 min
    Ray Isle on vines, Andrew Schloss on slow cooking, David Tanis on Chez Panisse, Dan Newman on leftovers, The Perennial Plate.
  • 51: Lardcore

    Oct 25, 2013 | 51 min
    Sean Brock on lard, Eric Asimov on wine, Susan Feniger on tastes, Charlotte Druckman on female chefs, Patrick McGovern on beer.
  • 544: Turbot Soufflé

    Oct 18, 2013 | 51 min
    Daniel Boulud's iconic recipes, Samira Kawash on candy, Tricia Williams on coconut oil, James Bartlett on ghosts.
  • 518: John's Fried Eggs

    Oct 11, 2013 | 50 min
    John Besh's Key , Jerome Chateau on cows, Daisuke Utagawa on Japanese cuisine, The Perennial Plate.
  • 54: Fat

    Oct 4, 2013 | 52 min
    Andrew Zimmern on fat, Adam Rapoport on duck confit, Anya von Bremzen on Russia, Julia Herz on beer.
  • 4: Purple Citrus and Sweet Perfume

    Sep 27, 2013 | 51 min
    Silvena Rowe on Quince, Nathaniel Dominy on saliva, Richard Mabey on weeds, Isaac Mizrahi judges Stump.
  • 542: Salt Block Cooking

    Sep 20, 2013 | 51 min
    Mark Bitterman on salt blocks, Ian Knauer on testing recipes, Joe Yonan on mock meat, Marcie Ferris on women's history, Joseph Tychonievich on the Lynne Rossetto Kasper tomato, Bill Tracy on sweet corn.
  • 517: Road Trip: New Orleans

    Sep 13, 2013 | 51 min
    Leah Chase on the civil rights movement, Lolis Eric Elie on fine dining, Poppy Tooker on calas, Chris McMillian on the sazerac.
  • 541: Buttermilk

    Sep 6, 2013 | 52 min
    Diane St. Clair on buttermilk, Ben Sargent on lobster rolls, Trevor Corson on sushi, The Perennial Plate on Italy.
  • 516: Bill's Fried Oysters

    Aug 30, 2013 | 51 min
    Bill Smith's Key , Jesse Griffiths on hunting, Jeremy Quinn on orange wine.
  • 54: Foodelectric

    Aug 23, 2013 | 52 min
    William Sitwell on food history, Wayne Wang on Cecilia Chiang, Vikas Khanna on chutney, Karen Solomon on ketchup.
  • 515: The Juice

    Aug 16, 2013 | 51 min
    Jay McInerney on wine, Tracie McMillan on Walmart, Rebecca Rupp on vegetables, Angela Kim on West L.A., Jeff Koehler on Morocco.
  • 539: Eating Wild

    Aug 9, 2013 | 51 min
    Jo Robinson on phytonutrients, Charles Phoenix on entertaining, David Karp on grapes, Fritz Haeg on edible estates.
  • 514: Julia's Birthday

    Aug 2, 2013 | 52 min
    The best of Julia Child, Kevin West on preserving, Ken Hom on China, David Leite on Nutella, Ted Allen plays Stump the Cook.
  • 538: Heirloom Yogurt

    Jul 26, 2013 | 52 min
    Sandor Katz on yogurt, Megan Krigbaum on wine, Katie Parla on Rome, Jonathan Gold on L.A.'s restaurants, Lucinda Hutson on tequila.
  • 484: Camp Cooking

    Jul 22, 2013 | 52 min
    Mike Faverman and Pat Mac on camp cooking, Nigel Slater on eggplant, Vic Firth on drumsticks, Mario Batali plays Stump the Cook.
  • 513: Sally's Herb Salt

    Jul 22, 2013 | 52 min
    Sally Schneider's Key 3, John Schlimm on vegan grilling, David Leite on milk mayonnaise, Doug Mack on a European vacation, Randall Grahm on Verjus.
  • 537: Bouchon Bakery

    Jul 22, 2013 | 52 min
    Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel on pastries, Roberto Santibañez on Mexico, Russ Parsons' summer reading, The Perennial Plate on honey.
  • 537: Bouchon Bakery

    Jul 12, 2013 | 52 min
  • 509: Cinco de Mayo

    Jul 11, 2013 | 52 min
  • 530: Saliva the Superhero

    Jul 11, 2013 | 53 min
  • 528: Meat-Eaters

    Jul 11, 2013 | 52 min
  • 504: Asian Tofu

    Jul 11, 2013 | 53 min
  • 484: Camp Cooking

    Jul 11, 2013 | 53 min
  • 534: Family Table

    Jul 11, 2013 | 52 min
  • August 28, 2010: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 53 min
    This week we are re-introduced to one of America's greatest tastemakers: Mark Twain. Andrew Beahrs, author of Twains Feast: Searching for America's Lost Foods in the Footsteps of Samuel Clemens, joins us. We'll figure out something to do with all that zucchini your friends have been bringing over, and Jane and Michael Stern have found freshly shucked clam pizza at Zuppardi's Apizza in West Haven, CT.
  • September 4, 2010: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 53 min
    (repeat episode) We're looking at the art of the Asian pickle with Alex Hovzen creator of the Cultured Pickle Shop in Berkely, CA, the Sterns are visiting Moonlight BBQ in Owensboro, KY, Fred Plotkin teaches us how to take an eaters vacation without a rental car, and Amy Stewart author of Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities introduces us to the darker side of Mother Nature.
  • December 4, 2010: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 54 min
    This week it's a look at the Russian tradition of zakuski with Diana Henry, author of Roast Figs, Sugar Snow, Winter Food to Warm the Soul. Iconoclast chef David Chang of Momofuku fame joins us with the method behind the madness of his inspired fusion cuisine. Jane and Michael Stern are eating sweets in Salt Lake City's The Lamb, and Food and Wine Magazine's Ray Isle joins us with his short list of the bottles every wine lover should taste.
  • December 11, 2010: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 53 min
    Amy Sedaris is stopping by with some gift-giving help from her hilarious new book, Simple Times, Crafts For Poor People. The Stern's are at Hartley's Pork Pies in Fall River, MA, and Mexican cook Fany Gerson introduces us to the unusual sweets of Mexico with her book My Sweet Mexico.
  • January 29, 2011: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 52 min
    This week we meet Nordic chef Rene Redzepi, author of Noma, Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine. The Sterns are at Hathaway's Coffee Shop in Cincinnati, OH and Jenna Woginrich gives advice on raising egg-laying chickens in the city.
  • January 15, 2011: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 52 min
    Chinese chef Ming Tsai joins us with his Asian influenced take on one pot cooking. His new book is Simply Ming, One Pot Meals. The Sterns are in Atlanta at Mary Mac's Tearoom, and Tom Owen of the coffee lover's website Sweet Maria's joins us with a guide to home roasting.
  • February 12, 2011: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 52 min
    We get a clear-eyed view of the wine world this week with Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl author of Drink This: Wine Made Simple. Chef Patrice Olivon introduces us to the gentle art of the soufflé, and Indian food authority Monica Bhide, author of Modern Spice explains the Indian art of spice blends.
  • February 26, 2011: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 53 min
    This week we meet up with chef Gabrielle Hamilton author of Blood. Bones and Butter, The Stern's are eating at Flip's BBQ in Wilmington, NC, we learn to corn our own beef just in time for St. Patrick's day with John Kowalski of the Culinary Institute of America and author of The Art Of Charcuterie, and veterinarian Gary Weitzman, animal advisor for WAMU's The Animal House tells us what we really need to be feeding our pets.
  • March 26, 2011: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 53 min
    This week we're taking a look back at Britain's culinary groundbreaker, Elizabeth David with Ruth Reichl, Jane and Michael Stern are at The Southern Kitchen in New Market, VA, wine with Joshua Wesson brings us his short list of wines that are sure to become your BFF, "best friends forever" and we learn about a new fruit - the Dekopan.
  • March 12, 2011: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 53 min
    Chef Scott Peacock joins us this week with his series The Alabama Project, conversations with some of Alabama's oldest residents. Jane and Michael Stern are at Du-par's in Los Angeles, Fred Plotkin reports on the 150th anniversary of the Republic of Italy and we get a quick primer on sugaring from Tim Herd, author of Maple Sugar from Sap to Syrup.
  • September 11, 2010: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 53 min
    (repeat episode) What makes man, man and an ape an ape? According to Richard Wrangham it is not one's ability to fashion tool, but rather the ability to cook. He is the author of Catching Fire, How Cooking Made Us Human. The Sterns are in LA eating a French Dip at its origin, Philippe's French Dip Restaurant, and there is a new movement sweeping across America - group canning sessions.
  • January 22, 2011: The Splendid Table

    Jul 2, 2013 | 52 min
    Award winning author Su-Mei Yu introduces us to the ancient Thai tradition of looking at "food as medicine". Her new book is, The Elements of Life, A Contemporary Guide to Thai Recipes and Traditions for Healthier Living. Jane and Michael Stern are in Tucson at the Tucson Tamale Company and National Geographic's Keith Bellows brings us their list of food journeys of a lifetime.

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