From Scratch with Michael Ruhlman

From Scratch with Michael Ruhlman

Better cooking comes from deeper understanding. This instructive food series from acclaimed cookbook author Michael Ruhlman highlights essential kitchen techniques, ingredients and ideas. It draws from Ruhlman’s best-selling books, decades of experience and personal relationships with the country’s best chefs. Driven by an insatiable curiosity to learn and teach, Ruhlman approaches his topics every episode by exploring the stories of one notable chef, and one non-chef with surprising connections to the focal ingredients – all with the goal of getting listeners to engage with food more fully, and to cook more confidently.

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October 2, 2019 1 min

Better cooking comes from a deeper understanding. This instructive food series from acclaimed cookbook author Michael Ruhlman highlights essential kitchen techniques and ingredients, drawing from Ruhlman’s best-selling books, decades of experience and personal relationships with the country’s best chefs. Driven by an insatiable curiosity to learn and teach, Ruhlman approaches his topics every episode by exploring the stories of one...

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Host Michael Ruhlman talks with Dr. Krishnendu Ray & Chef James Syhabout about "Authenticity".

Dr. Ray's books:

https://www.amazon.com/Krishnendu-Ray/e/B001K8AQ0K

Chef Syhabout's book "Hawker Fare":

https://www.amazon.com/Hawker-Fare-Stories-Recipes-Refugee/dp/0062656090

Host Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch" is available now!

https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-Techniques/d...

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October 16, 2019 38 min

Host Michael Ruhlman speaks w/ Chef Michelle Bernstein & Historian Dr. Paul George about "Citrus."

Chef Bernstein's "Mojo" recipe: https://explorepartsunknown.com/miami/recipe-mojo/

Her new restaurant : https://www.cafelatrova.com

Dr. Paul George's tours: http://www.historymiami.org/

Michael Ruhlman's book "From Scratch" is out now! https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-Techniques/d...

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October 16, 2019 33 min

Host Michael Ruhlman speaks w/ fish market owner Indira Funes & chef Timon Balloo about "Raw Fish."

  • Indira Funes and her fish market "Shore to Door" in Miami can be reached at (305) 529-3471
  • Timon Balloo's new restaurant "Balloo" is opening in the fall of 2019. Follow their progress on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/balloorestaurant/
  • Michael Ruhlman's book "From Scratch" is out no...
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    October 23, 2019 46 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman speaks w/ Arborist Ian Wogan and Chef Suzanne Cupps about "Wood."


    Ian Wogan's True Tree Service: https://www.truetreeservicemiami.com/consulting-arborist/


    Chef Suzanne Cupps New Restaurant 232 Bleecker: http://www.grubstreet.com/2019/08/dig-inn-suzanne-cupps-232-bleecker-nyc.html


    Host Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch" is out now! https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-T...

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    October 30, 2019 62 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman explores theme theme of "Water" with Chef Jean Georges Vongerichten, Adam Bosch, & Sarah Kelsey.


    To explore the Old Croton Aqueduct in person, check out "The Friends of The Old Croton Aqueduct" and view their upcoming tours:

    https://aqueduct.org/


    Jean Georges' new memoir "JGV: A Life in 12 Recipes" is co-written w/ Michael Ruhlman:

    https://www.amazon.com/JGV-Life-Recipes-Jean-Georges...

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    November 6, 2019 68 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman explores wine and spirits with chefs Brian Polcyn, Peter Kelly and David Lebovitz, and wine producer Dave Phinney.


    Chef Brian Polcyn:

    https://chefbrianpolcyn.com/


    Chef Peter Kelly:

    http://www.xaviars.com/pxk/


    Chef David Lebovitz:

    https://www.davidlebovitz.com/


    Dave Phinney's wine "8 Years in the Desert":

    https://www.orinswift.com/20188YearsintheDesert


    Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch":

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    November 13, 2019 51 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman hears stories and tips about the egg, from chef Eric Ripert's disastrous first attempt at a classic egg sauce to Kenji Lopez-Alt's boiled egg experiments. And finally, Brian Polcyn makes Hollandaise sauce the old-fashioned way: by hand.


    Special thanks to our guests Eric Ripert, Kenji Lopez-Alt, and Brian Polcyn.


    Books mentioned in this episode:


    Eric Ripert's "32 Yolks": https://www.amazon.com/3...

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    November 20, 2019 64 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman explores bacon with Chef Brian Polcyn and Farmer Jack Algiere.


    Special thanks to Stone Barns Center for showing us around. Thanks to Dan Barber for the incredible bread.

    https://www.stonebarnscenter.org/


    And thanks to Brian for the bacon.


    Brian and Michael have written 3 books together:


    "Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing. "

    https://www.amazon.com/Charcuterie-Craft-Salting-Smoking-Curing/d...

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    November 27, 2019 52 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman talks about Mise en Place with Chef Michael Pardus and Writer Dan Charnas.


    Check out Dan's book "Work Clean: The life changing power of mise en place to organize your life, work, and mind."

    https://www.amazon.com/Work-Clean-life-changing-mise-en-place-organize/dp/1623365929


    Host Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch" is available now:

    https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-Te...

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    December 4, 2019 48 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman talks with long time collaborator Thomas Keller about using awareness in cooking. Ruhlman also speaks w/ Knitting Expert Kay Gardiner about the similarities between knitting and cooking. Finally, Michael tours Per Se's kitchen during a busy dinner service.


    Kay Gardiner's website: https://www.masondixonknitting.com/

    Thomas Keller: https://www.thomaskeller.com/

    Host Michael Ruhlman's new book "From S...

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    December 18, 2019 46 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman speaks w/ chef Jonathan Waxman about his recently shuttered Barbuto. Also, chef Waxman generously breaks down exactly how to cook his famous roast chicken.

    Then Michael is joined by his wife, Ann Hood as they attempt to duplicate the magic of Barbuto's roast chicken in their own home kitchen.


    Ann Hood's "Kitchen Yarns": https://www.amazon.com/Kitchen-Yarns-Notes-Life-Love/dp/0393249506


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    January 8, 2020 60 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman speaks w/ chef Matthew Accarrino, doctor Todd Pesek and farmer Nancy MacNamara about foraging, the power of vegetables, hidden complexities, and more.


    Accarrino's San Francisco Restaurant SPQR: https://www.spqrsf.com/

    Dr. Pesek's book "Eat Yourself Super": https://www.amazon.com/Eat-Yourself-Super-Bite-Time/dp/1614481679

    Nancy MacNamara's Honey Locust Pharm House: http://www.honeylocustpharmhou...

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    January 15, 2020 45 min

    In the final episode of Season 1, host Michael Ruhlman explores the topic of sharing food with a top chef in charge of a family style restaurant. Ruhlman also speaks with a director of a progressive school that has an unusual policy around school lunches.


    Chef Ilkay Suuctugu: https://www.instagram.com/chef.ilkay/?hl=en


    The Trilok School: https://trilokschool.org/


    Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch": https://www.a...

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    Host Michael Ruhlman speaks with Chef Jonathan Waxman about his restaurant Barbuto, home cooking tips, and preparing a perfect roast chicken.

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    February 12, 2020 67 min

    Host Michael Ruhlman speaks with Dr. Krishnendu Ray about authenticity, the term "ethnic food", the importance of flavors to our identity, and much more.



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    In his first quarantine report, host Michael Ruhlman checks in with Chef Suzanne Cupps. They discuss the closure of her brand new restaurant 232 Bleecker. Cupps outlines the decision making involved in such a major turn of events and what's she's doing to keep busy during quarantine.


    Also, Ruhlman speaks with farmer Zaid Kurdieh about the difficult decisions that small farmers are having to make when restaurants aren't ...

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    In this episode host Michael Ruhlman checks in with Georgia Chef Hugh Acheson. Acheson discusses the state of his three restaurant operations and switching to take-out food. They also ponder the pros and cons of the Paycheck Protection Program.


    Next, Ruhlman speaks w/ Financial Services reporter Zachary Warmbrodt to get a more details about the PPP loans.


    Finally, Acheson outlines how to take care of your neighbors during tough tim...

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    Host Michael Ruhlman checks in with Angie Mar, the Executive Chef and Owner of The Beatrice Inn. Angie shares her updates on switching to take out and the perils of business interruption insurance.


    Then, Politico Reporter Zachary Warmbrodt gives more detail about the current state of insurance claims and the dilemma from the perspective of the insurance industry.


    Finally, Michael Ruhlman shares a simple recipe for home cooking that c...

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    April 28, 2020 9 min

    Simon Majumdar is a noted food critic and the host of the podcast Eat My Globe.

    In our new bonus “From Home" series, Michael checks in with chefs and food personalities to bring you short audio glimpses of how they’re cooking during lock-down, which pantry items they’re utilizing, and what they’re looking forward to after life returns to normal.

    We'll be publishing dispatches from this "pandemic pantry" several times ...

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