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The Splendid Table
Thursdays at 2 PM & 11 PM, Sundays at 6 AM

The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we're bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It's a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.

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  • 770: British Cooks Prue Leith & Nigella Lawson
    This week we’re talking to restaurateur and writer Prue Leith of The Great British Baking Show & Nigella Lawson with her latest book Cook, Eat, Repeat.
  • 745: Thanksgiving with Rodney Scott, Nik Sharma, Genevieve Ko, and Eric Wareheim
    We’re getting you all set up for Thanksgiving this week with our friends, Rodney Scott, Nik Sharma, Genevieve Ko, and Eric Wareheim
  • Turkey Confidential with Rick Martinez, Maneet Chauhan, Claire Saffitz, and Jesse Sparks
    Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora Francis Lam hosts the 2022 pre-recorded edition of our popular Thanksgiving show. Francis is joined by special guests Claire Saffitz, author of Dessert Person, Rick Martinez author of Mi Cocina: Recipes and Rapture from My Kitchen in Mexico, Chef, and Chopped judge Maneet Chauhan, and our very own Jesse Sparks, host of The One Recipe podcast to answer Thanksgiving questions. Broadcast dates for this episode: November 24, 2022
  • 769: Thanksgiving with Vivian Howard and Priya Parker
    This week, we’re getting ready for Thanksgiving with Star of A Chef’s Life, Vivian Howard, and the expert on gatherings, Priya Parker.
  • 744: Secretly Simple Desserts with Anne Byrn, Dave Beran, Aran Goyoaga, & Paola Velez
    This week, we’ve surprisingly simple desserts with amazing bakers & chefs, Anne Byrn, Dave Beran, Aran Goyoaga, & Paola Velez
  • 768: Hands On Cooking and Hosting with Sohla & Ham El-Waylly and Restaurateur Will Guidara
    This week, Chefs Sohla and Ham El-Waylly, answer your cooking questions, and restaurateur Will Guidara joins us with advice on how to be a great host
  • 743: Baking with Dorie Greenspan and Everything Grains with Abra Berens
    We’re baking with national treasure Dorie Greenspan and we dive deep into the beauty of grains and beans with Abra Berens author of Grist.
  • 767: Asian Vegan cooking with Hannah Che and Chef Danny Bowien
    This week, we’re getting deep into the incredibly soulful world of vegan cooking with Hannah Che and Chef Danny Bowien
  • 742: Fall Cookbook Lineup
    We talk with the authors of some of our favorite fall cookbooks: Mooncakes & Milk Bread, Gastro Obscura, Flavors of the Sun, and Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys.
  • 766: Honoring Family and Heritage with Linda Ronstadt and Natalia Molina
    This week, it’s stories from, and about, two Mexican American icons, Linda Ronstadt and Natalia Molina
  • 741: Pizza: Origin, Culture and Making It with Nathan Myhrvold
    It's all about pizza this week with Nathan Myhrvold, founder of Modernist Cuisine and our Family Kitchen Segment with Journalist, Liana Aghajanian
  • 765: French Home Cooking and Baking with Jacques Pépin and Aleksandra Crapanzano
    This week, we're getting deep into two staples of French cuisine, chicken, and cake, with Jacques Pépin and Aleksandra Crapanzano