The Genius Recipe Tapes

The Genius Recipe Tapes

A weekly show from Food52's new podcast network, featuring all the uncut gems from the weekly "Genius Recipes" column and video series. Host Kristen Miglore speaks to the geniuses behind iconic recipes, and uncovers the recipes that changed the way we cook.

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June 23, 2021 31 min

Referenced in this episode:

  • Acclaimed Seattle Chef's Staff Quits After Sexual Misconduct Allegations (NYT)
  • Justin's write up of Rat Bar
  • The Avery, where Soleil tried the kraut cocktail
  • Is there a genius recipe you'd like to share? Tell me all about it at genius@food52.com.

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    Referenced in this episode:

  • Why Marc Matsumoto's Shiitake Salmon Is Genius
  • Shiitake Salmon from Marc Matsumoto
  • Genius-Hunter Extra-Credit:

  • Check out the No Recipes YouTube channel
  • So much lunch inspo to be found in Marc's book Ultimate Bento
  • Special thanks to listeners Adiba (@thespiceodyssey) and Riha (@saltyshortbread) for your salmon ideas.

    Got a lead on something genius? I'd love to hear about it—email me at genius...

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    Referenced in this episode:

  • Toni Tipton-Martin's Louisiana Barbecued Shrimp recipe
  • Toni's non-profit, The SANDE Youth Project
  • Toni Tipton-Martin named 2021 Julia Child Award recipient (The Julia Child Award)
  • Genius-Hunter Extra Credit:

  • Check out Toni's cookbooks, Jubilee and The Jemima Code
  • For more recipes celebrating Black food history, check out @meikoandthedish's 38 Jubilant Recipes to Kick Off Black History Month
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    June 6, 2021 48 min

    On this episode, The Genius Recipe Tapes host Kristen Miglore goes behind the scenes with Counterjam's host Peter J. Kim.  How did he know to ask A Tribe Called Quest's Jarobi White and multiplatinum icon Kelis—both musicians-turned-chefs—for their sleeper-hit NYC joints? And, what, if anything, is the Big Apple's cuisine defined by?

    Find more Counterjam episodes here; season 2 will look at Mexican, Jewish, Ethiopian, an...

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    SF's The Mill owner and author Josey Baker joins Kristen to talk about baking with whole grains (it's not as simple as swapping 1:1 with white flour!), combating picky eating in kids (it's a process), and why whole-wheat and -grain baked goods have gotten such a bad rap.

    Referenced in this episode:

  • The Simple Secret to Much, Much Better Whole-Grain Pancakes
  • Josey Baker's Whole Grain Pancakes recipe
  • Genius-Hunter Extra C...

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    May 26, 2021 28 min

    Does the perfect pasta shape exist? It does now, thanks to The Sporkful's  creator and host Dan Pashman. Dan and Kristen talk about Dan's 3-year quest to develop cascatelli: the most forkable, sauceable, and tooth-sinkable pasta shape—and, the accompanying 5-part podcast series, "Mission ImPASTAble."

    Referenced in this episode:

  • Cascatelli by The Sporkful
  • Dan's mom's Primavera Pasta with Cascatelli, adapted from...
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    Referenced in this episode:

  • Oh, *That's* What Key Lime Pie Was Missing (Food52)
  • Key Lime Meringue Pie From Petra Paredez recipe
  • Genius-Hunter Extra-Credit:

  • Petee's Pies ships nationwide through GoldBelly
  • Short on time? There's always J. Kenzi López-Alt's 10-Minute Lime Cracker Pie
  • Special thanks to Briana (@seasoningbottle), Katie (@qkatie, and host of new Food52 podcast Either Side Eaters!), and Jared (@young...

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    May 12, 2021 48 min

    Hey, Genius-hunters! Every other week for the next few weeks, I'll be sharing episodes of *my* new favorite podcast Counterjam. Tune in for a special interview I got to have with host Peter J. Kim.

    If you like Counterjam, follow the show so you don't miss out on new episodes. Season 2 is out now!

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    Hi Genius-hunters! The book is in (yay!) and this week, I'll be kicking my feet up and enjoying spoonfuls of this ice cream straight from the freezer.  I hope you'll no-churn right alongside me.

    On Play Me a Recipe, your favorite cooks will walk you through their most treasured recipes, offering all the insider tips, stories, and tricks you won't get from a written recipe—and you'll be right alongside them, every ste...

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    May 3, 2021 1 min

    On Either Side Eaters, friends and YouTubers Jen Phanomrat and Katie Quinn, separated by the Atlantic, take questions and compare notes on everything from charcuterie trends to the ultimate food lube, ketchup. 

    It's coming so soon; follow Either Side Eaters so you don't miss out.

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    April 28, 2021 47 min

    Hey, Genius-hunters! Every other week for the next few weeks, I'll be sharing episodes of *my* new favorite podcast Counterjam. Tune in for a special interview I got to have with host Peter J. Kim.

    Counterjam is now well into its 2nd season—I hope you'll head right over to its show page and hit "follow," so you don't miss out on episodes.

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    Referenced in this episode:

  • The One Recipe Alice Waters Can't Live Without
  • Cardamom Cake from Niloufer Ichaporia King
  • Genius-Hunter Extra Credit:

  • Alice Waters names Niloufer's cake the one recipe she can't live without (The Guardian)
  • Check out those not-dry turkey burgers
  • Special thanks to listeners Numra (@empressmarket), Vlada (@mat.vlada), and Nilufar (@kayhanikitchen) for sharing your favorite cardamom-centric...

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    April 14, 2021 47 min

    Hey, Genius-hunters! Every other week for the next few weeks, I'll be sharing episodes of *my* new favorite podcast Counterjam. Tune in for a special interview I got to have with host Peter J. Kim.

    If you like Counterjam, follow the show so you don't miss out on new episodes.

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    April 7, 2021 23 min

    Referenced in this episode:

  • A Lemony-Perfect Pot of Rice (Food52)
  • Meyer Lemon Rice & Candied Garlic recipe
  • Genius-Hunter Extra-Credit:

  • Peep the original recipe as a blog post from 9 years ago (!)
  • Check out Michael's newest book Rice and look out for forthcoming Kosher Soul
  • Special thanks to listeners Eva (@hummum), Beckie, and Laura (@loanddough) for sharing what makes your pots perfect!

    Have a genius tip—rice-based or oth...

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    March 31, 2021 53 min

    Hey, Genius-hunters! Every other week for the next few weeks, I'll be sharing episodes of *my* new favorite podcast Counterjam, along with BTS chats I had with its host Peter J. Kim. 

    If you like the show, follow Counterjam so you don't miss out on future episodes. 

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    March 24, 2021 23 min

    Referenced in this episode:

  • One-Ingredient Noodles as Easy as Scrambled Eggs (Food52)
  • Golden Chicken Broth with Real Egg Noodles recipe
  • Genius-Hunter Extra-Credit:

  • Throw it back to 2012 with Julia's video series Weird & Ravenous (!)
  • Tune into Julia's podcast, Keep Calm and Cook On
  • Special thanks to listeners Cara and Momina (@mominaeats) for sharing your stories!

    If you have a genius recipe that you'd like to share, em...

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    March 17, 2021 22 min

    Referenced in this episode:

  • Joanne Chang's Hot & Sour Soup (Food52)
  • Hot & Sour Soup recipe
  • Genius-Hunter Extra-Credit:

  • In Massachusetts? Keep an eye out for Flour Bakery's upcoming pop-ups
  • Check out Joanne's Flour Week series on Instagram
  • Special thanks to listeners Haris and Arati (@aratimenon) for your MOM stories!

    Have a genius recipe you'd like to start? Tell me about it at genius@food52.com.

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    March 10, 2021 23 min

    Referenced in this episode:

  • The Creamiest Mac & Cheese (No Roux Required) (Food52)
  • Tikka Masala Mac & Cheese recipe
  • Genius-Hunter Extra-Credit:

  • More about Preeti's migration from table to farm (Eater)
  • Stay abreast of Preeti's very cool projects
  • Special thanks to listeners Anita (@anitasyogurt) and Dominique (@dominiqueevanz) for sharing the works of Jonell Nash and Noreen Wasti.

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    March 3, 2021 22 min

    Referenced in this episode:

  • How Ph Genius Andrea Nguyen Makes a Richer Vegan Broth (Food52)
  • Andrea Nguyen's Vegan "Chicken" Phở recipe
  • Genius-Hunter Extra-Credit:

  • Check out Andrea's book, Asian Tofu, for more tofu inspo
  • How to squish a tofu, ft. pro-squisher Andrea
  • Special thanks to listeners Jenni (@jenni.walker) and Veronica (@veronicadoesstuff) for your tofu tips!

    Do you have a genius recipe you'd like to s...

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    February 24, 2021 22 min

    Referenced in this episode:

  • How to Make Cinnamon Rolls That Stay Pillowy-Soft for Days (Food52)
  • Perfectly Pillowy Cinnamon Rolls recipe
  • Genius-Hunter Extra Credit:

  • Check out alllllll of KABC's recipes of the year
  • Mark your calendars: Kristen and Charlotte will be making these cinnamon rolls live on Instagram on 2/26! Follow @kingarthurbaking and @f52podcasts so you don't miss out.
  • Special thanks to listeners Richard (@...

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