The Splendid Table 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.
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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.

Most Recent Episodes

Summer Vegetables & Easy Weeknight Meals

Food writer Hetty McKinnon combines a passion for vegetables with tips and techniques for quick summertime meals.

689: Culinary Empowerment

Meet the people who started and those who've been supported by two mission-driven culinary organizations, La Cocina and The League of Kitchens.

663: The Importance of Eating Urchins

The aquacultural benefits of eating purple sea urchins. Making rice salad and savory breakfast. America's Test Kitchen on perfect home-cooked falafel.

Demystifying Miso

Fermentista Kirsten Shockey discusses the flavorful impact misos have on your home cooking. Plus, how to make your own miso at home.

688: Traveling to Eat

Francis Lam and guests trek around the world to explore the cuisines of the Black Sea, Thailand, Haiti, Milwaukee, and beyond.

Introducing Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark

A practical guide to weeknight eating from the makers of The Splendid Table. Coming September 4th.

664: Project Cooking

We're taking on serious cooking projects: whole hog barbecue, paella on the grill, community ovens, and an unforgettable tomato panade.

Summer Fruit in the Kitchen

Pastry chef Nicole Rucker shares techniques and recipes for using the plethora of summertime fruits and berries in baked goods and beyond.

687: All-Star Summer Cookout

Get outside and enjoy the foods of summer: grilled meats and seafood, no-cook meals, ice cream sandwiches, and alcohol-optional beverages.

662: Pepper Party

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.

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