The Splendid Table

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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.

640 640: Iconic Desserts Oct. 12, 2018

Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva


Tags: kids & family, health, society & culture, food

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Beer Hacks Oct. 9, 2018
Ben Robinson's creative work-arounds for getting beer cold quickly, opening without an opener, and glassware suggestions based on serving temperature.
We honor chef, writer, and activist Edna Lewis, who was born in a village of freed slaves and helped change the course of American cuisine.
628 628: Food From Faraway Places Sept. 28, 2018
Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London
Wine Headaches Sept. 25, 2018
Food science writer Dr. Nadia Berenstein looks at the chemical compounds that could cause you to have a wicked headache when drinking wine.
667 667: Taking Care Sept. 21, 2018
We look at what it means to take care of yourself and others with food – from pies and inherited tea to community farms and home kitchens.
639 639: Filipino Food Sept. 14, 2018
Inside the food of the Philippines with Amy Besa, King & Emma Phojanakong, Chad Valencia, Jessica Hagedorn, Joanne Boston, and America's Test Kitchen
Food preservationist extraordinaire Marisa McClellan shares scaled-down canning projects to help capture and keep the flavors of summer.
Francis meets up with Chef Jacques Pépin in his home kitchen to talk career, life, and the magic of instant-cured gravlax.
Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America's Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations
As summer comes to an end, Southern chef Vivian Howard shares some of her favorite ways to cook and preserve watermelon and tomatoes.
665 665: How Bees Made What We Eat Aug. 24, 2018
We spotlight bees: their important role in food and evolution, urban beekeeping, the mystery of colony collapse, and how to use honey in the kitchen
636 636: Peppers, Onions & Butter Aug. 17, 2018
Maricel Presilla on chili peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions
Ilene Rosen encourages improvisation and experimentation with ingredients to amplify your vegetables
664 664: Project Cooking Aug. 10, 2018
We're taking on serious cooking projects: whole hog barbecue, paella on the grill, community ovens, and an unforgettable tomato panade.
637 637: Greens & Spanish Sauces Aug. 3, 2018
Jenn Louis on greens, Omar Allibhoy on Spanish sauces, Hank Shaw on eating daylilies, America's Test Kitchen on sonker.
The aquacultural benefits of eating purple sea urchins. Making rice salad and savory breakfast. America’s Test Kitchen on perfect home-cooked falafel.
Thai Rolled Ice Cream July 24, 2018
Forget the traditional scoops and cones. Thai rolled ice cream is an exciting new way to create and enjoy delicious desserts.
635 635: Zoe's Ghana Kitchen July 20, 2018
Zoe Adjonyoh on Ghanaian food, America's Test Kitchen on charcoal grilling, Dana Cree on ice cream, Daniella Cheslow on small game dining
662 662: Pepper Party July 13, 2018
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.