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Seasoned celebrates 100 episodes

Photo collage, starting with top left: Chef Plum, David Standridge, Darina Allen, Tyler Anderson, Pati Jinich
Top left: Chef Plum, David Standridge, Darina Allen, Tyler Anderson, Pati Jinich

This hour, we’re celebrating our 100th episode of Seasoned. That’s 100 hours of interesting, fun conversations with people in the food world we respect: food writers and cookbook authors, home cooks, chefs, farmers, restaurant and market owners, and drinks experts. This week on Seasoned, we’re listening back to a few of our favorite conversations from the last two years.


  • Pati Jinich: Three-time James Beard Award-winning cookbook author and PBS host. Her latest book is Treasures of the Mexican Table: Classic Recipes, Local Secrets.
  • Darina Allen: Founder of the world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Ireland. She’s a passionate ambassador of Irish food and the Slow Food Movement. Darina is the author of many best-selling and award-winning cookbooks, the latest is a reissue of Forgotten Skills of Cooking.
  • Jaime Vai: Plant foreman, Hummel Bros. Hot Dogs, New Haven, Conn.
  • David Hamilton: Quality control, Hummel Bros. Hot Dogs, New Haven, Conn.
  • David Standridge: Executive chef at The Shipwright’s Daughter in Mystic, Conn. Mike Urban – Yankee magazine contributor and author of The New England Seafood Markets Cookbook

Featured recipes from our guests:
Smoky Guacamole (Guacamole Ahumado)
Mexican-Style Pasta with Tomato and Three-Chili Sauce (Fideo Seco a Los Tres Chiles)
Three-Cheese Chicken Enchiladas (Enchiladas De Pollo Con Tres Quesos)
Darina Allen’s Irish Soda Bread
Steak and Oyster Pie
Braised Lamb Shanks with Garlic, Rosemary and Cannellini Beans
David Standridge’s Tuna Bolognese

This show was produced by Robyn Doyon-Aitken, Catie Talarski, Emily Charash and Katrice Claudio. Our interns are Anya Grondalski and Mira Raju.

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Robyn is the host and senior producer of Seasoned.
Host of Seasoned and Restaurant Road Trip.
Marysol Castro, co-host of Seasoned from 2020 to 2022.
Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.
Emily Charash is a podcast producer for Seasoned and Disrupted. She also produces branded podcasts for museums, cultural institutions, and businesses. Emily grew up in Newtown, Connecticut and loves UCONN women’s basketball!
Katrice Claudio is a producer of Seasoned.
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