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

667: Taking Care

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.

Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark - Episode 2: There Are Always Eggs

Melissa comes home to an empty refrigerator save for eggs, scallions and sad sage, and ends up showing us an amazing fried egg recipe and technique!

Invigorating Israeli Cooking

Food writer Adeena Sussman uses her passion for border-crossing ingredients to put a personal touch on Israeli cuisine.

691: Caterers - The Unsung Heroes of Cooking

Go beyond the pipe and drape, deep into intense world of catering with Matt and Ted Lee, Michael Twitty, Kwame Onwuachi, and America's Test Kitchen.

Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark - Episode 1: Sheet Pan Magic

Melissa Clark explains why the sheet pan is a game changer for home cooks, with a simple recipe for Harissa Chicken with Leeks, Potatoes & Yogurt.

690: Confessions of Culinary Superfans

Who do you admire? Preston Clark on Patrick Clark, Shauna Sever on Maida Heatter, Melissa Clark on Marcella Hazan, and Pati Jinich on Joan Nathan.

Natural Wine for the People

Wine expert Alice Feiring uncorks the wine world's hottest new trend: additive-free, natural wines.

666: In Jacques Pépin's Kitchen

Francis meets up with Chef Jacques Pépin in his home kitchen to talk career, life, and the magic of instant-cured gravlax.

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.

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