Bon Appétit Foodcast

Bon Appétit Foodcast

By Bon Appétit

The Bon Appétit Foodcast features interviews with chefs, writers, and well, anyone who has something cool to say about food. Episodes air every Wednesday.

Episodes

Episode 274: Not All Bread Is Yeasted Bread

Everyone is into sourdough right now—or looking desperately for store-bought yeast. But today, Sarah Jampel and Jesse Sparks are talking about the wonderful world of bread beyond yeast and how to achieve that chewy, bready texture without coveted yeast. After that, Tyler Kord reads his essay about cooking meals for frontline workers at his now-closed restaurant while also taking care of his daughter. You can support his work here, and buy the Vans he mentions in the story here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/2030m 2s

Episode 273: A Whole Lot of Cooking

Gabe T. and Carla are back, sharing with Adam all the things they’ve been cooking since they've been at home. Then, Adam calls up Christina Chaey for another round of Over/Under, where she decides whether things like, cleaning the house, board games, and homemade sourdough, are overrated, underrated, or, well, just rated. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/2048m 36s

Episode 272: It's All In the Allium Family

Spring is here, which means so are green garlic, leeks, onions, garlic, and ramps. Andy Baraghani talks us through several recipes he developed where alliums take center stage. Then, associate editor Hilary Cadigan calls up Deborah VanTrece, chef and owner of Twisted Soul in Atlanta. Hilary has been checking in with her regularly for our Restaurant Diaries, and here Deborah shares how she's pivoted her restaurant to take-out only and why she'll continue to do that in spite of the state officially reopening. Get the recipes from this episode here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/2039m 37s

Episode 271: BA's Best Chicken Parm

Molly Baz and Adam Rapoport recently developed BA’s Best Chicken Parm, and here they go into detail about every decision that went into making their ultimate version. Then, GQ correspondent Brett Martin is on to talk about his Best New Restaurants list, which he finished reporting right as cities were locking down. Brett shares about his travels and why he felt like it was important to publish this list right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/2050m 52s

Episode 270: The Healthyish Guide to Being Alone

This week, Healthyish is taking over the podcast with their Guide to Being Alone. First up, Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro interviews associate editor Christina Chaey about the smart strategies she's developed in shopping and cooking for herself. After that, Amanda calls contributor Hawa Hassan, who has been quarantining alone while still serving her community. She's been organizing local volunteers to make and deliver meals to Brooklyn hospital workers. Finally, author Scaachi Koul reads an essay she wrote about how much she misses eating alone at restaurants—and how that made her feel physically full and emotionally replenished. Read the full the guide here: The Healthyish Guide to Being Alone Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/201h 10m

Episode 269: Rice 5.0

Yep, it's true. The Rice Wizards™ are back! For their fifth rice-centric installment, Carla and Amiel focus on what to do with leftovers. After that, we talk to chef and activist Reem Assil of Reem’s in the Bay Area. While she’s currently using her restaurants as commissary kitchens to feed the most vulnerable in her community, she’s also thinking about the future. What we need to strive for, she believes, is not the return of the restaurant industry as it once was, plagued with inequity. Instead, we have the opportunity to rewire the way it works from the ground up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/2057m 14s

Episode 268: Recipe Developing From Home

Since the social distancing and stay-at-home mandates began, our food editors have been creating, testing, and shooting recipes in their home kitchens instead of in the BA Test Kitchen. Adam checks in with Chris Morocco and Sohla El-Waylly to talk about what it's been like to source ingredients, trust your own taste tests, and...do your own dishes. After that, Alex Delany tells us about the three cocktails he's making right now. *One note: Alex Delany mis-identified where Tattersall Bitter Orange Liquor is from. It's Minneapolis (not Chicago). Get the recipe from this episode: Hot-and-Sour Soup Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/2042m 15s

Episode 267: How Alison Roman Is Celebrating Passover This Year

Whether you're eating with roommates, partners, or family in your home or planning a remote dinner where everyone dials in, Seder is still happening. And as always, Alison and Adam have some thoughts on the Seder menu. They weigh in on everything, from day-of matzo ball soup to matzo brei the next day. After that, we're airing a conversation recorded several weeks ago—though it turns out to be particularly apt right now. Basically editor Sarah Jampel chats with Peter Miller about dishwashing, a topic he wrote...an entire book about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/04/201h 3m

Episode 266: Tom Colicchio Takes Capitol Hill

Like so many other business owners, chef Tom Colicchio had to lay off the vast majority of his employees in the wake of COVID-19. He immediately turned his attention to the government—he's no stranger to its complicated mechanics after years of advocacy work—and began working tirelessly to get the restaurant industry recognized in the $2 trillion stimulus package approved by Congress and just signed by the president. Today, we talk to him about what that means exactly for restaurants and what he thinks needs to happen going forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/2030m 35s

BONUS Episode 265: Edward Lee On the Front Lines

We're airing a special episode today as we're staying updated on the ever-evolving struggles of the restaurant industry during this time. We talk to Edward Lee, chef and owner of 610 Magnolia, Milkwood, and Whiskey Dry in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as Succotash in Washington. D.C. Through the Lee Initiative, Ed has been addressing some of the devastation that has hit his community and inspiring others across the country to do the same. You can read our daily-updated restaurant coverage here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/2022m 29s

Episode 264: We're Cooking With More Acid

This week, we're checking in with contributing writer Priya Krishna, who is working remotely from her parents' home in Dallas. She tells us what they've been cooking (lentils are on heavy rotation!). After that, we're airing a conversation we recorded back when we were in the studio. It's with Andy Baraghani, and he goes deep on the recipes he developed for our March issue that are all about cooking with more acid—from buttermilk to lemons to vinegar to sumac. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/2040m 18s

Episode 263: The Great Pamela Adlon

For us at BA, we're all working from home for the foreseeable future, due the current COVID-19 situation. So this week, Adam and Carla check in with each other remotely and chat about how they're stocking their kitchens and what they're cooking. (We'll be doing this with a different editor each week as the news evolves.) After that, Carla is in the studio for a segment we recorded a few weeks back with Pamela Adlon, the creator, director, and star of "Better Things." Now would be a very good time to watch her TV show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/201h 11m

Episode 262: The Basically Guide to Better Baking

Basically editor Sarah Jampel is in the studio talking about the ten-week baking challenge rolling out right now on eatbasically.com. We’re halfway through, and she shares how it’s going so far. After that, Carla Lalli Music and Sohla El-Waylly explain how stocking up on food and cooking in light of coronavirus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/2049m 11s

Episode 261: For the Culture with Klancy Miller

Editorial assistant Jesse Sparks sits down with writer and cookbook author Klancy Miller who just launched For the Culture, a biannual magazine by and celebrating Black women in food and wine. They chat about what inspired her to start this endeavor, the challenges of raising money (you can donate here!), and how she hopes to build a real community with the contributors and readers of the magazine. After that, Alex Beggs talks about her latest piece, a deep-dive investigation into why we're so obsessed with crispy foods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/2059m 3s

Episode 260: Creamy Vegan Pasta...and Other Ways to Turn Beans Into Dinner

Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro chats with Basically editor Sarah Jampel about the latest recipe for her column, The Not Depressing Vegetarian. It's a creamy vegan pasta made with canned beans—and it's delicious. This got us thinking: How else does Sarah employ the weeknight, protein-packed, shelf-stable staple? After that, Alex Delany is on for a round of what we’re calling Over/Under, a rapid-fire round of hot takes on food, TV shows, and more. Get the recipes from this episode: Pantry Pasta with Vegan Cream Sauce Aloo Chat Sheet Pan Chicken Meatballs with Tomatoes and Chickpeas Marinated Mixed Beans Smashed Chickpeas on Toast with Harissa Yogurt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/2040m 29s

Episode 259: Going Dutch

We've got five new weeknight recipes that are exactly what you want to be eating right now: hearty, delicious, and built in a big Dutch oven. Molly Baz and Chris Morocco talk us through their latest creations. After that, we're airing two of the essays that were read during our live show a few weeks ago. Up first is Soups, Ranked, by Alex Beggs and then Three Queens and a Snowstorm, by Priya Krishna. Get the recipes from this episode: One-Pot Gingery Chicken and Rice With Peanut Sauce Clams Arrabbiata Coconut Cod Chowder With Seasoned Oyster Crackers Squash au Vin Lentil Kielbassoulet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/02/2045m 37s

Episode 258: Taco Nation

This week's episode is dedicated to our March cover story: Taco Nation, with recipes, essays, timelines, and more. Up first, contributor Rick Martinez breaks down his recipes in the magazine: duck carnitas tacos, pork volcánes al pastor, and a no-fail formula for amazing salsas. Then, associate editor Hilary Cadigan chats with Dr. Steven Alvarez, who teaches a course about "taco literacy" at St. John's University in New York. Finally, writer Manuel Gonzales reads his essay, Tacos Are My Resistance. The full package will be on bonappetit.com tomorrow. Get the recipes from this episode: Duck Carnitas Tacos With Radish Escabeche Pork Volcanes al Pastor Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/201h 5m

Episode 257: Gaby on Empanadas

Test kitchen manager Gaby Melian has developed not one but three (!) empanada recipes for BA, and today we're talking through them. After that, it's time for another installment of the Feedbag, where we respond to letters, comments, and DMs from readers. Last but certainly not least, Alex Beggs is back with Cook, Marry, Kill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/2053m 33s

Episode 256: Queso, Not From a Jar

Sunday is the Super Bowl! Which means: homemade queso. Assistant editor Sohla El Waylly talks us through her recipe. Then it's senior writer Alex Beggs with Cook, Marry, Kill. Get the recipe from this episode: Queso, Not From a Jar Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/01/2018m 46s

Episode 255: Sesame, Scallions, and Soy Sauce

Lisa Cheng Smith runs Yun Hai, an online shop that sells Taiwanese pantry goods like fermented black beans and soy paste, sourced directly from Taiwan. She also hosts a Lunar New Year dinner every year—which is why we called upon her to create nine recipes celebrating just that. Contributing writer Priya Krishna talks to Lisa about when the tradition started for her, how to make her astoundingly simple scallion-oil noodles, and the pressure of being an ambassador of Taiwanese food as a Taiwanese-American living in the States. After that, we're going through some of our favorite tofu recipes. Get the recipes from this episode: Scallion-Oil Noodles Crispy Tofu with Maple-Soy Glaze Kimchi Jigae Marinated Tofu with Peanuts and Charred Bean Sprouts Spicy Tofu Crumbles Vegetarian Taco Bowls Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/201h 3m

Episode 254: Greener in the New Year

How's this for a new year's resolution: The Test Kitchen kicked off 2020 with a set of new sustainability guidelines. We wanted to do better when it comes to taking care of the environment, and this week Chris Morocco lays out how we're doing that at BA. After that, Basically editor Sarah Jampel and senior staff writer Alex Beggs talk all things chocolate. Finally, it's Beggs again with Cook, Marry, Kill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/01/2048m 53s

Episode 253: The Soba Whisperer

Christina Chaey chats with Sonoko Sakai about making soba and her latest cookbook, Japanese Home Cooking, which the BA staff can’t get enough of. Then Brad Leone waxes poetic on an often-overlooked category of produce: root vegetables. Finally, it's Cook, Marry, Kill with Alex Beggs. On another note, join us for our next live podcast at the Bell House in Brooklyn! Tickets can be found here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/01/2054m 59s

Episode 252: New Year, New Feel Good Food Plan

Happy New Year! Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro is chatting with Chris Morocco and Andy Baraghani about the recipes in our third annual Feel Good Food Plan. ICYMI, we’re cooking through ten days of delicious weeknight dinners starting January 2nd, a.k.a. tomorrow. It’s not a diet or a detox: It’s an all-star lineup of brand-new recipes guaranteed to become your new favorites all year long. After that, Carla Lalli Music chats with Chris and—in her debut podcast—senior food editor Anna Stockwell about gluten free cooking and baking. Get the recipes from this episode: The 2020 Healthyish Feel Good Food Plan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/01/2054m 54s

Episode 251: Say Bye to 2019 With a Giant Wedge of Parmesan

Carla Lalli Music and Gabe T. are in the studio with Adam, dreaming about about their ultimate (and hypothetical!) New Year's Eve party menus. From giant wedges of Parm to Spanish tortillas to braised short ribs, you'll definitely find some inspiration. After that, we're back with another installment of the Feedbad to respond to some of the letters, comments, and DM’s we get on the daily. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/12/1951m 4s

Episode 250: Ezra Koenig on Bagels, Cold Brew, and Music

Ezra Koenig is the lead singer and guitarist of Vampire Weekend. But he is also the host of Time Crisis, an internet radio show with a very deep cult-like following. This week, Carla and Adam talk to Ezra about the people who follow his band vs. his show, how he eats on tour, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/12/191h 2m

Episode 249: Win the Cookie Swap

Every year at BA, one lucky person is called upon to develop holiday cookies worthy of baking, swapping, eating, and gifting. This time around, that lucky person was Rick Martinez, and here he explains how he rose to the challenge of making sweets that look as good as they taste. Then, Alex Delany is back to share the three cocktails we should be drinking now that winter has officially hit. Get the recipes from this episode: 6 Holiday Cookies That Will Win You the Cookie Swap Champagne Cocktail Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/1958m 56s

Episode 248: Everything You Need to Know About Mushrooms

When are you supposed to salt mushrooms? How do you know when the wild ones are worth the splurge? Do you really need to clean them? Basically editor Sarah Jampel is answering all of your mushroom questions. Then, digital director Carey Polis chats with Catherine Bailey and Robin Petravic, the owners of the iconic Heath Ceramics. Last but not least, senior staff writer Alex Beggs is back with the next installment of Cook, Marry, Kill. Get the recipes from this episode: Seared Mushrooms with Garlic and Thyme Mushroom Carbonara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/1953m 54s

Episode 247: Sky High Pies

If you're a last-minute decision maker when it comes to Thanksgiving dessert, you've come to the right place. The one and only Chris Morocco developed three stunning, towering pies—lemon meringue, banana cream, and chocolate pudding—and here he walks us through how to make each one. After that, four staffers share their Thanksgiving stories. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/11/1939m 58s

Episode 246: Making Perfect Thanksgiving

This year, our big Thanksgiving feature in the November issue is based on our video series called Making Perfect. In both the magazine and videos,  we challenged the food editors to make their best version of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, sides, and pie. Today, we chat with the editors about the dishes they were assigned—what went right, what went wrong, and how it all came together for the perfect meal. Get the recipes from this episode: Bon Appétit’s Absolutely, Positively Perfect Thanksgiving Menu Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/11/191h 13m

Episode 245: It's Alive, Deep Dive

This week, we’re going behind the scenes of It’s Alive, our video series that chronicles Brad Leone's fermentation experiments (and adventures) and is edited by Matt Hunziker. It was a big leap from videos we used to make—less hands in pans, more humor—so Brad and Hunzi sit with Adam to talk about the series' evolution. After that, we're reading letters and comments we receive. A lot of them are nice, a few are mean, and some are constructive—the kind that we like to engage with. Finally, we're airing the first of a new recurring segment called Cook, Marry, Kill with senior staff writer Alex Beggs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/11/1956m 30s

Episode 244: The Road to Chicken Thigh Biryani

The newest member of our Test Kitchen team, Sohla El-Waylly, talks about her recent recipe for chicken thigh biryani based on her mom’s lamb version. It took a lot of testing to get it just right—and now it really is. After that, associate editor Hilary Cadigan chats with Donny Sirisavath, chef and owner of Khao Noodle shop in Dallas and this year's no. 2 Best New Restaurant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/1946m 30s

Episode 243: From Butchers to Small Business Owners

Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest left their NYC butcher shop and restaurant about two years ago. They were tired of the long hours and wanted to start a family. So they did just that and founded their own sausage company, J&E Small Goods, which they talk about with Carla Lalli Music. After that, Basically editor Sarah Jampel tells you everything you need to know about cooking with nuts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/10/1955m 41s

Bonus Episode 242: Yasmin Khan

We were lucky to have Yasmin Khan stop by the offices a few weeks ago, so we’re airing that conversation for you today as a bonus episode. Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro chats with Yasmin about her latest book, Zaitoun. It chronicles her travels throughout Palestine, sharing the stories and recipes of the people she met along the way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/1927m 43s

Episode 241: Nothing Fancy

Alison Roman is back to talk about her new cookbook, Nothing Fancy, which just came out yesterday. It’s as beautiful as her first and filled with recipes developed around the idea of having people over. That’s right: not entertaining, just having people over. Here she explains how the book came together—and how hosting friends doesn’t have to be a big fussy thing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/10/1948m 42s

Episode 240: Questlove's Mixtape

Questlove just released his fifth book, Mixtape Potluck, which also happens to be his first cookbook. It's a collection of recipes from his friends—chefs, musicians, entertainers, and artists—and meant to inspire the kind of potluck-style dinner parties he hosts. He swung by to talk about what went into making the book, how food and creativity overlap for him, and, of course, his favorite Philly cheesesteak spots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/10/1948m 11s

Episode 239: Don't Be Scared of Cooking Fish at Home

Molly Baz is here to help. She shares tips on how to shop for fish (even if you can't make it to speciality market), how to cook fish without stinking up your house, and more. After that, Alex Delany is back with more drinks you should be making now that it's fall.     Get the recipes from this episode: Clam Toasts with Pancetta    Shrimp Toasts with Sesame Seeds and Scallions Whole Fried Fish with Tomatillo Sauce BA's Best Linguini with Clams Slow-Roasted Salmon with Harissa Slow-Roasted Cod with Bell Peppers Fall Spritz Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/10/1939m 25s

Episode 238: Ivan Orkin and Chris Ying Want You to Cook From Their New Book

After living in Japan for nearly two decades, Ivan Orkin is  the chef and owner of two ramen shops in NYC and widely (and unusually) considered an American authority on ramen. He enlisted Chris Ying, cofounder and former editor of the late Lucky Peach, to tag team and write The Gaijin Cookbook, their new Japanese cookbook you're truly meant to put to good use. Then, Carla gives us her top 10 cooking rules. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/10/191h 0m

Episode 237: The Life of a Recipe

We were at Feast Portland a couple of weekends ago, where Carla Lalli Music and Andy Baraghani talked about the life of a recipe at BA, from development to, ultimately, video. This week, we're airing that conversation. After that, Andy gives us his top 10 cooking rules.   Get the recipes from this episode: Gochujang Pork Shoulder Steaks Chopstick-Ready Rice Crunchy Baked Saffron Rice with Barberries (Tachin) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/09/1950m 23s

Episode 236: The Man Behind the Camera

Alex Lau is BA's all-star staff photographer. He's been with the brand for going on six years, and this week he's talking about how he got his start and what it's like to travel the world with a camera in hand. After that, it's Molly Baz's turn to tell us her top 10 cooking rules. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/09/1952m 38s

Episode 235: The Fall Playbook

It's officially the best time of the year to cook. Chris Morocco and Andy Baraghani talk through the seven recipes they developed for our September issue to make the most of it—we promise these will get you excited for the new season, even if your tan lines are starting to fade. After that, Chris goes through his own top 10 cooking rules.   Get the recipes from this episode: Creamy Pasta with Crispy Mushrooms Sweet-and-Saucy Pork Chops Sheet-Pan Potato Hash with Fixins Coconut Milk-Braised Chicken Legs Braised Short Ribs with Squash and Chile Roast Fish with Curry Butter Beef and Ginger Stir-Fry Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/09/1946m 25s

Episode 234: Galettes, Any Which Way

A galette is the perfect dessert, according to Carla Lalli Music. She walks us through her fail-proof dough that you can fill with anything—be it end-of-summer stone fruit and berries or fall pears and apples. Then, we're kicking off a new mini series. For the next several weeks, one of our test kitchen editors will be sharing their top 10 cooking rules—the techniques they swear by, the ingredients they can't live without, and the drive that keeps them going. First up: the one and only Brad Leone. Get the recipes from this episode:Peach-Plum Galette Any Berry Galette Fall Fruit Galette Naked Apple Tart Salted-Butter Apple Galette with Maple Whipped Cream Blueberry-Pecan Galette Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/09/1941m 34s

Episode 233: A Saint Lucian Chef in New Orleans

This week, chef Nina Compton talks about her journey from her home kitchen in the Caribbean to her incredibly successful restaurants in New Orleans, Compère Lapin and Bywater American Bistro. After that, Alex Delany tells shares how to make the three cocktails he's got on rotation right now.     Get the recipes from this episode: Spaghett Siesta Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/08/191h 1m

Episode 232: Our Fall Wine Checklist

Wine editor Marissa Ross tells us about what she's most excited for this fall (and also what she's definitely over). Yes to winemakers exploring the world of vermouth, no more to describing wines as "funky." After that, Carla Lalli Music talks about something you should be eating a lot of right now: corn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/1954m 30s

Episode 231: Food In "The Farewell"

Lulu Wang, the director and writer of the"The Farewell,"  thought a lot about food while making her film. It's based on what happened in her own life: a Chinese family coming together under the guise of a fake wedding to say goodbye to their grandmother—the family matriarch and the only person that doesn't know she only has a few weeks to live. Then, Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro gives us the low down on her favorite recipes from the Farmers Market Challenge.     Get the recipes from this episode: Pork Soup DumplingsThe Healthyish 2019 Farmers Market Challenge Summer Squash and Basil Pasta Pasta with No-Cook Tomato Sauce Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/1950m 13s

Episode 230: Chopsticks Can Do More Than You Might Think

Carla Lalli Music and Chris Morocco sing the praises of chopsticks and discuss its versatility in the kitchen. After that, Carla chats with Gaby Melian about what her job as our test kitchen manager entails. P.S. These are the beautiful plating chopsticks Chris talks about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/1935m 49s

Episode 229: A Sandwich Built For the Beach

Molly Baz chats with Carla Lalli Music about what is debatably the most epic recipe she has developed for Basically: the Big Ass Beach Hoagie. Yep, that is the real recipe name, and yep, there’s a lot to say about how to construct this perfect sandwich. After that, Andy Baraghani talks about the tomato recipes he developed for our August issue, out now. Get the recipes from this episode: Big Ass Beach Hoagie Tomato GaletteTomatoes with Fig and Prosciutto Spaghetti with No-Cook Puttanesca Tomato Salad with Warm Basil Dressing Cheesy Stuffed Tomatoes Tomato and Parmesan Risotto Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/07/1943m 10s

Episode 228: It's the Best Time of the Year to Cook

We’re about halfway through the summer, a.k.a. halfway through the best time of the year to cook. The days are long, the produce is peak, and we’ve got Carla Lalli Music and friend of the podcast Gabe T. back to talk about what they’re cooking right now. We’ll also be answering some cooking questions from you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/1949m 31s

Episode 227: Life's a Picnic

Picnics are great in theory, but in reality they can be tough. Nobody wants warm wine and food that doesn't mix well with the sun, so you have to come prepared. Molly Baz and Alex Delany share with Adam Rapoport their tips and tricks for pulling off a highly successful, actually delicious picnic. After that, Andy Baraghani takes us through his recipe for Frozen Margarita Pie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/07/1938m 50s

Episode 226: Pesto, Three Ways

We now have three pesto recipes on our website: classic green, spicy red, and creamy white. (You're welcome.) Andy Baraghani, Molly Baz, and Carla Lalli Music explain the process behind each version they developed and even get a little existential (what even is pesto?). Get the recipes from this episode: BA's Best Pesto Red Pesto Pasta White Pesto Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/1941m 0s

Episode 225: A Restaurant Six Years In the Making

Adam Rapoport sits down with chefs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson to talk about Frenchette, their new-wave French brasserie that's become one of the hardest reservations to get in New York City. After cooking together for decades at local institutions, Nasr and Hanson finally decided to open up a place of their own. Little did they knew how long Frenchette would take—and how much of a hit it would be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/07/1946m 1s

Episode 224: Marinate After Grilling

Conventional wisdom holds that marinating and grilling are always to be done in that order: the former before the latter. But why, really, when the moisture and sugar in most marinades can actually cause a protein to simultaneously steam and burn without ever truly searing? Adam Rapoport and Carla Lalli Music discuss recipes that flip the script. After that, Amiel Stanek goes over the basics of charcoal grilling. Get the recipes from this episode: Grilled Swordfish with Tomatoes and Oregano Grilled Summer Squash and Red Onion with Feta Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Thyme Soy Sauce-Marinated Grilled Flank Steak and Scallions Jalapeño-Marinated Grilled Pork Chops Grilled Red Snapper with Green Beans and Lime Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/1953m 51s

Episode 223: The Egg Salad Sandwich That Took Over L.A.

Akira Akuto and Nick Montgomery are the chef/owners of Konbi, a tiny Japanese sandwich shop in Los Angeles. Maybe you’ve seen the cross-section of their now-famous egg salad sandwich on Instagram. Deputy editor Julia Kramer chats with the team behind the hit restaurant to get their sandwich secrets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/06/1948m 20s

Episode 222: How Stella Bugbee Gets It Done

Stella Bugbee is the editor in chief and president of New York Magazine’s The Cut. Aside from running the most whip-smart site about women and culture out there, Stella is an avid home cook. Here Adam Rapoport talks to her about how—in The Cut’s words—she gets it done. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/1940m 43s

Episode 221: Rice 4.0

Back by popular demand yet again, the Rice Wizards™ swing by for the fourth installment of their rice podcast. This time, Carla Lalli Music and Amiel Stanek talk about rice beverages, and then sidetrack into tempura, and then, well, you’ll see. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/1945m 54s

Episode 220: Dave Grohl Does Barbecue

It turns out that Dave Grohl—yes, that Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and Nirvana—is really good at barbecue. Like, owns-a-giant-smoker-and-barbecues-for-hundreds-of-people good. Adam Rapoport talks to Dave about how he got into the craft and how it expanded to Backbeat BBQ, his one-man catering company. One warning: This episode contains quite a bit of profanity, so you may want to save it for later if you’re listening with kids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/1955m 27s

Episode 219: Gabriela Camara's Mexico City Kitchen

Gabriela Camara opened Contramar in Mexico City when she was only 21-years-old. The landmark restaurant still serves the same super-fresh seafood-forward food it did when it first opened its doors—only now Camara also runs Cala in San Francisco, just published a cookbook, and has a new spot in the works in Los Angeles. Adam Rapoport chats with her about how her career has grown (and, of course, how she makes her guacamole). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/1946m 36s

Episode 218: BA's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

There's nothing more contentious than the criteria for the ideal chocolate chip cookie—which is why Chris Morocco spent two months conceptualizing, researching, developing, and testing his new recipe for our BA's Best collection. This week, Adam Rapoport talks with Chris about what went into each decision he made. After that, we air a conversation from our live show a few weeks back where Chris and Claire Saffitz debate the merits and pitfalls of Tiramisú. Get the recipes from this episode: BA's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Old-School Tiramisú Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/1948m 5s

Episode 217: Salad Is So Much More Than You Think

Recently at BA, we noticed all the times we’d go out to dinner and leave talking about...the salad. Just what were chefs doing to make their salads so multi-layered, interesting, and surprising? Turns out, a lot. Here Carla Lalli Music and Molly Baz share tips on how to up your salad-making game to the level of the pros. After that, Adam Rapoport chats with Andy Baraghani about how to buy, wash, store, and cook with herbs. Get the recipes from this episode: Everyday Greens Salad Dinner Salad with Radicchio and Roasted Sweet Potatoes Scrunched Grapefruit Salad with Grapefruit and Chiles Little Wedge Salad with Sour Cream Dressing Ice Water Salad Spicy Cashew Dressing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/191h 1m

Episode 216: Indian-ish

BA contributing writer Priya Krishna just released her first cookbook, Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family. Priya collaborated with her mother, Ritu, whose recipes combine Indian dishes and techniques with ingredients from all over (like roti pizza!). Senior staff writer Alex Beggs talks to Priya about testing those recipes in her childhood kitchen and how the book is one piece of a bigger conversation about the landscape of Indian food. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/1946m 22s

BONUS Episode 215: What's in a List?

"Best of" lists are everywhere, but with so many, how much value should we actually give them? Brett Martin, reports and writes GQ's Best New Restaurants list, which came out earlier this week. Deputy editor Julia Kramer puts together BonApp's list. Technically, they work towards the same same goal. But each list comes together in a different way, on a different timeline, and with a different result. Adam Rapoport talks to them about their processes and what a “best” list even means. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/1940m 41s

Episode 214: Notes From a Young Black Chef

Kwame Onwuachi is the chef of Kith and Kin in Washington D.C. He is also the author of the recently-published Notes From a Young Black Chef, which is just as much a memoir about growing up as it is about being a chef. Today, Adam Rapoport talks with him about his story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/1944m 30s

Episode 213: BA's Best Matzo Ball Soup

When senior associate food editor Molly Baz set out to develop BA's Best Matzo Ball Soup, she not only solicited input from highly-opinionated BA staffers, but she also reached out to Mitchell Davis, chief strategy officer for the James Beard Foundation and matzo ball soup expert. Adam Rapoport chats with both of them. After that, associate editor Hilary Cadigan reads her essay from our recent Red Sauce America package, The Best Worst Take-Out Counter Employee Suburban Boston Has Ever Seen. Get the recipe from this episode: BA's Best Matzo Ball Soup Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/1933m 4s

Episode 212: Carrot Cake, 3 Ways

Around here, we really like carrot cake, so much so that we have three (!) different recipes for it. There’s BA’s Best Carrot Cake, Healthyish's Gluten-Free Carrot Cake, and Basically's Carrot Loaf Cake. Adam talks with senior food editors Claire Saffitz, Chris Morocco, and Molly Baz, who each developed one, about what makes their cake unique. After that, he sits down with senior editor Amiel Stanek to chat about the importance of the freezer clean out, how to organize the fridge, what to do about the junk drawer, and more. Get the recipes from this episode: BA's Best Carrot Cake Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Basically Carrot Loaf Cake Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/1949m 6s

Episode 211: Angela Dimayuga on a New Kind of Job

Angela Dimayuga, the former executive chef of NYC’s Mission Chinese Food, became the Creative Director of Food and Culture at The Standard where she now oversees the hotels’ restaurants and programming. Adam Rapoport chats with her about what it's been like going from cooking on the line to developing and executing a whole host of other projects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/1945m 12s

Episode 210: NYC Loves Missy Robbins

Missy Robbins is the chef-owner of two acclaimed Italian restaurants in Brooklyn. In 2016, she opened Lilia—it's still one of the hardest reservations in town. Then, last year, she opened the handmade pasta-focused Misi (well, pasta and super delicious veg sides). Adam Rapoport chats with Missy about how she got where she is, her menus, and her affinity for jumpsuits. Also, we're putting on another live show! It's on Wednesday, April 17th at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. You can find more details and purchase tickets here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/1940m 33s

Episode 209: Where Cooking Begins

Our very own Carla Lalli Music wrote a cookbook! And it's out in the world now! Carla shares how her book will teach you to be a smarter shopper and a more intuitive cook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/1938m 48s

Episode 208: Talking Politics at Restaurants

Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon are two of the three hosts of the weekly Showtime documentary series, The Circus. Alex and Mark, plus their third counterpart, John Heilemann, travel around talking to key political players and—this is where our podcast comes in—eating at restaurants all across the country. We chat about how food became part of the premise of the show, what role it plays in politics, and get the insider scoop about the eating habits of some of our former presidents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/1943m 13s

Episode 207: What Even Is Natural Wine?

Andy Young is a winemaker based in Oregon. This week, he explains how he got into the industry and how he makes his relatively small batch natural bottles. After that, we talk about our new recipe for Spicy-Sweet Sambal Pork Noodles. Get the recipe from this episode: Spicy-Sweet Sambal Pork Noodles Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/1951m 8s

Episode 206: Soup Season

Soup can be tricky to make at home. It often doesn’t turn out quite as rich and flavorful and dynamic as you want, especially if you’re not working with homemade stock. This week we give some tips and techniques (and recipes!) that will help convince you you can, indeed, do it. Get the recipes from this episode: Creamy Tomato Soup with Cheese Toasties Beef and Bacon Stew Quite Possibly the Best Chickpeas Chicken and Rice Soup with Garlicky Chile OilKale Minestrone with Pistou Vegan Butternut Squash Soup Chile Crisp Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/1944m 4s

Episode 205: Sohui Kim

Sohui Kim is the chef of The Good Fork and Insa in Brooklyn. This week, she and associate editor Christina Chaey talk about re-embracing the Korean comfort food of their childhoods. Get the recipes from this episode: Kimchi Jigae Spicy Soft Tofu and Seafood Stew Red Wine and Soy-Braised Short Ribs Soy-Marinated Eggs Dashi-Steamed Egg Custard Crunchy Gochujang Fennel Quick-Cooked Kale Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/1944m 52s

Episode 204: Bolognese and a Glass of Wine

A great bolognese is easy—it just takes a handful of tried and true techniques and some patience. This week, we talk through the recipe for BA's Best Bolognese, as well as a vegetarian spin, Cauliflower Bolognese. After that, we run through a beginner's guide to buying better wine. Get the recipes from this episode: BA's Best Bolognese Cauliflower Bolognese Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/02/1952m 42s

Episode 203: Three Pitch-Perfect Restaurants

Jody Williams and Rita Sodi are the owners and chefs of Buvette, I Sodi, Via Carota, and the forthcoming Bar Pisellino in Manhattan. They are also masters of running restaurants that feel inviting, with beautiful food and excellent service every single time—the kinds of places you return to again and again. This week, we talk to them about how they do what they do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/1945m 21s

Episode 202: A Super Bowl Showdown

This week it's Adam vs. Carla vs. Gabe T. in the ultimate Super Bowl menu showdown. Each presents their ideal lineup, but there will only be one winner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/1955m 15s

Episode 201: The Stupid-Simple Guide to Coffee

We tell you how to improve your morning (or afternoon, or evening) caffeine routine because, let's be honest, you can brew better than that. Then, from our live show back in November, Brad Leone talks fermentation and his YouTube show "It's Alive." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/1959m 23s

Episode 200: Rice 3.0

Back by popular demand, Carla Lalli Music and Amiel Stanek dive deep into rice. It will never get old. This week, they focus on recipes that transform rice into something more than a side dish (and, you know, why this series should keep on keeping on). P.S. This is our 200th episode!! Thank you, listeners, for keeping us going this long. We love making the show and we can't wait to continue to bring you more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/01/1944m 46s

Episode 199: Checking In with Andrew Knowlton

Andrew Knowlton, BA's editor at large, recently started a new career phase: He opened a restaurant! We catch up with him about that process, as well as get some behind-the-scenes details about hosting Netflix's new cooking competition show, The Final Table. Then, David Tamarkin, the digital director of Epicurious, talks about about his new cookbook, Cook90. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/191h 2m

Episode 198: Feel Good In the New Year

It's 2019, people. We've stuffed our faces and now it's time for a reset, Healthyish style. We're talking about the second annual Feel Good Food Plan, two weeks of dinner recipes and lunch inspiration to start the new year right. Then associate editor Hilary Cadigan talks to Kerry Brodie and Alex Harris of Emma’s Torch, a restaurant in Brooklyn that doubles as a culinary job training program for refugees. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/1948m 32s

Episode 197: BA's Best Spaghetti and Meatballs, Live

As part of our second live podcast event, Adam Rapoport and Carla Lalli Music talk about the development of BA's Best Spaghetti and Meatballs—how the recipe was tested more than seven times, and what they learned along the way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/12/1833m 53s

Episode 196: Holiday Mains of the Day

Whether you’re throwing an open-house Christmas soiree or an intimate New Year’s Eve dinner, you need a centerpiece dish. But that doesn’t mean you should be stressed out, pulling something out of the oven as your guests linger around you, starving. This week we’re talking about spotlight-worthy mains that will seriously impress while you sit back, relax, and enjoy your own party. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/1846m 2s

Episode 195: Cookie Central

Every year, a Test Kitchen editor develops a bunch of new and totally delicious holiday cookie recipes—the kind you want to bring to a cookie swap, or set out at your holiday party, or gift to someone when they invite you to their holiday party. This week, Chris Morocco talks about his awesome creations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/1837m 17s

Episode 194: Party Tricks with Alison Roman

BA contributor and cookbook author Alison Roman knows how to host a killer party. This week, we talk to her about everything from how to make a shrimp cocktail to where to put the booze (it's in the bathtub). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/12/1843m 3s

Episode 193: Bottom of the Pot

Senior food editor Andy Baraghani talks to Naz Deravian about growing up with her parents’ Persian cooking, how she decided to start a cooking blog, and how that blog turned into her first cookbook, Bottom of the Pot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/11/1845m 18s

Episode 192: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Makes His Own French Toast

You all know that Neil DeGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist. But what you maybe didn't know is that he makes the best french toast ever—and refuses to eat anyone else's. This week, we talk to Neil about everything from said breakfast to thunder and lightning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/11/1855m 26s

BONUS! Episode 191: Because Thanksgiving Leftovers Are the Best Part

Adam, Carla, and Gabe T. are back to talk about what is arguably the best part of Thanksgiving—the leftovers. Then, novelist Emma Straub reads an essay she wrote for our November issue, The Higgledy Piggledy Thanksgivings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/11/1845m 22s

Episode 190: The Big Thanksgiving Dinner

We’re one week away from the most exciting food holiday of the year, so we’re talking turkey, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, and more. We’ve got a ton of new and beautiful recipes from our November issue and we’re diving deep on some favorites. After that, we answer Thanksgiving-related questions that you guys—our listeners—sent to us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/11/1855m 19s

Episode 189: You Really Should Be Steaming

Steaming gets a bad rep. It’s a technique associated with forsaking flavor for health, resulting in bad, bland food. This week, food director Carla Lalli Music and associate editor Christina Chaey tell you why that simply isn’t true.  After that, cookbook author Cal Peternell talks about his latest release, Almonds, Anchovies and Pancetta: A Vegetarian Cookbook, Kind Of. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/11/1850m 31s

Episode 188: Rene Redzepi and the Art of Fermentation

Rene Redzepi, owner and chef of the famed Noma in Copenhagen, just published his third cookbook, The Noma Guide to Fermentation, along with the head of Noma's fermentation lab, David Zilber. Rene talks about why it was so important to him to write something approachable while still staying true to the restaurant. After that, Molly Baz tells us all about the recipe you should be making on repeat right now: Pumpkin Bread with Salted Maple Butter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/1843m 17s

Episode 187: Two Of Our Fave New Restaurants

Orenda Hale is the owner and manager of Drifters Wife, which clinched the number nine spot on our Hot 10 list this year. Julia Kramer sits down with Orenda to chat about how her move from NYC to Portland, ME. Then, Hilary Cadigan talks to Nite Yun, owner and chef of Nyum Bai, the number five spot that serves the Cambodian food of Yun's childhood in Oakland, CA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/10/1848m 8s

Episode 186: Nik Sharma and the Power of Seasoning

Nik Sharma is the writer behind A Brown Table, a website he started seven years ago to record the dishes he was cooking inspired by his childhood in Mumbai. He just published his first cookbook, Season. This week we talk to him about what it was like to develop recipes, write, and photograph the whole work, as well as some of the standout recipes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/10/1842m 21s

Episode 185: If Garlic Gives You Bad Breath, We Don’t Care

Did you know that garlic has a season? And that that season is right now? This week Amiel Stanek and Andy Baraghani tell you why and how you should, in fact, be incorporating as much garlic as possible into all of your meals. We've got advice, techniques, and recipes, bad breath be damned. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/1834m 45s

Episode 184: Kids Will Be Kids

Carla Lalli Music talks with author Jessica Battilana, whose latest cookbook, Repertoire, is all about finding those recipes that you turn to again and again, especially when cooking with kids. After that, Amiel Stanek hosts two very special guests—Adam's son, Marlon Rapoport and Carla's son, Cosmo Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/1858m 34s

Episode 183: Cabbage Rolls and Chicken Thighs

Bonnie Morales is the first-generation American daughter of Belarusian immigrants and the chef and co-owner of Kachka in Portland, OR. We talk to Morales about what drew her to dumplings and cabbage rolls and how a proper vodka-filled feast is supposed to go down. After that, we take you through the best method for crispy-skinned chicken thighs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/1855m 5s

Episode 182: Burger Central

"Burger Expert" is an actual job—and George Motz is the man who claims the title. We chat with Motz about what exactly that means, and how he makes his onion-laced smash burgers. Later, senior food editor Chris Morocco talks about how he developed his Easiest-Ever Grilled Veggie Burgers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/1851m 32s

Episode 181: Chrissy Teigen Makes Pad Thai Carbonara

Chrissy Teigen's second cookbook, Cravings: Hungry for More, is out next week. We talk to her about what it was like to create recipes for this book, why cheesy chicken milanese is better than regular chicken milanese, and how she worked with her mom to develop the Thai dishes she grew up eating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/09/1831m 54s

Episode 180: Peak Tomato

This time of year, every tomato variety, from super sweet sungolds to juicy heirlooms, taste like the most delicious things you’ve ever eaten. We're talking about our favorite tomato-heavy recipes, from a yellow tomato bloody mary to buttery, ginger-and-garlic-spiked tomatoes on toast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1838m 15s

Episode 179: Jimmy O. Yang Ate His Way Through Singapore

Jimmy O. Yang is a stand-up comedian and actor who plays Jian-Yang on Silicon Valley and the ridiculously over-the-top Bernard Tai in Crazy Rich Asians. This week, he talks about the fast food he loved after immigrating to the U.S. from Hong Kong at 13, what the cast of the film ate while filming in Singapore, and making wontons at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1844m 11s

Episode 178: Must. Keep. Grilling.

It's still summer, which means there's still time to hang out in your backyard and grill lots of things. Cookbook author and teacher Samin Nosrat, and chef of Reynard in NYC, Christina Lecki, share how they got into cooking over live fire and give some advice for starting out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 0m

Episode 177: The Hot 10

Yesterday we launched our annual Hot 10 list, the best new restaurants in America. Deputy editor Julia Kramer talks to editor at large Andrew Knowlton—who compiled the list—about how he approached his months-long journey to find the most delicious, exciting places to eat right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 34s

Episode 176: Bring the Mid-Summer Heat

We're right in between the start and end of summer, the time when every moment of late-night light feels precious, and produce is produce is at its peak. Adam, Carla, and Gabe T.  discuss all the hits they've already cooked and all the dishes the're dying to make before the season comes to a close. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1855m 53s

Episode 175: All Day Long

Heather Sperling and Emily Fiffer helm the all-day cafe, Botanica, in Los Angeles. They talk about their transition from working in food media to starting and maintaining a successful restaurant—and what, in a male-dominated industry, makes the mostly women-run Botanica different. After that, it's peak farmers' market season and we've got all the do's and dont's to make sure you're on your best behavior while shopping for your weekly haul. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1858m 51s

Episode 174: It's All In the Vibe

Amy Morris and Anna Polonsky run MP Shift, a design studio behind some of our favorite restaurants. But what does that mean exactly? They turn restaurant owners' imaginations into reality when it comes to everything from the layout of a space to the graphics on their menus and matchbooks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1844m 1s

Episode 173: Pizza, Pizza!

The best NYC slice is a highly contested topic. Everyone has their favorite. Associate editor Alex Delany went to 30 pizza joints in 36 hours to find out which one (you know, in his opinion) reigned supreme. Then, Scarr Pimentel, the owner and chef of the Lower East Side pizza joint, Scarr's (probably the place you are most likely to run into a BA editor), talks about what makes his pies different. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 14m

Episode 172: The Ice Cream Man

Tyler Malek is the founder and head ice cream maker at Salt & Straw, the now-famous scoop shop that started in Portland, Oregon and has since grown into a mini West Coast empire. Tyler talks about how his collaborations with chefs keeps him on the cutting edge of ice cream innovation. After that, pitmaster Rodney Scott of Rodney Scott's BBQ in Charleston, SC tells us how he cooks whole hogs, smoked turkey, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 8m

Episode 171: Todd Richards Has Soul

Two-time James Beard nominee, chef Todd Richards recently came out with his first cookbook, Soul. Editor at large Andrew Knowlton talks with Todd about the importance of history in influencing his approach to food, including, of course, pimiento cheese. After that, we've got four recipes for updated takes on classic side dishes. Get the recipes from this episode: Romesco Pasta Salad with Basil and Parmesan Charred Bean and Pea Salad Spicy Kimchi Slaw Wilted Greens in Tomato-Bacon Broth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1857m 40s

Episode 170: The World's 50 Best Restaurants...?

Last week, the annual list of the World's 50 Best Restaurants was announced... immediately followed by criticism that the spots chosen were almost exclusively male-run, Euro-centric, and inaccessible to a lot of the dining public. So, is the list fixable, and is it worth fixing? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1833m 58s

Episode 169: Alison Roman and "The Cookies"

A few weeks ago, we hosted a live recording (!!!) at The Bell House in Brooklyn with cookbook author and BonApp contributor Alison Roman. We chatted about how she (unintentionally) created a viral sensation around chocolate chip cookies. Plus, we discuss her writing process, and what she has planned for next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1842m 44s

Episode 168: America's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurants

Big Chicks is a queer bar in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Barney Greengrass is an old-school Jewish deli on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. What do these places have in common? They're the neighborhood spots that we return to again and again. David Tamarkin, digital director of Epicurious, talks to Michelle Fire, the owner of Big Chicks, about what has kept her going all these years. Then, David Remnick, editor in chief of The New Yorker, lets us in on his Sunday morning smoked fish ritual. This episode is part of our America's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurants package, featuring 80 of the most interesting people we know—chefs, novelists, activists, comedians, NBA players, and more. Find the full thing here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1858m 6s

Episode 167: All the Veg

You know what goes well with grilled meats? Lots and lots of summery vegetables. Carla, Adam, and Gabe T. are talking blistered cabbage, a charred snap pea salad, a go-on-anything tahini ranch dressing, and more. Get the recipes from this episode: Celery Salad with Dates, Almonds, and Parmesan Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chile Yogurt and Mint Farro with Pistachios, Mixed Herbs, and Golden Raisins Charred Sugar Snap Peas with Buttermilk Aioli Charred Cabbage with Goat Cheese Raita and Cucumbers Orecchiette with Buttermilk, Peas, and Pistachios Tahini-Ranch Dressing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1853m 39s

Episode 166: The Salad King

Nic Jammet, co-founder and co-owner of Sweetgreen, is on to talk about the evolution of his fast-casual chain, from the one tiny shop he opened right after graduating college to the nearly 100 across the country that he operates now. After that, Pete Meehan, writer and former editor of the late Lucky Peach reads an essay he wrote for our June/July issue called The Barbecue Pit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1846m 35s

Episode 165: Jeff Goldblum Loves Good Quality Butter

Jeff Goldblum calls in from his bed in Los Angeles to talk about his oatmeal breakfast routine, his childhood summer barbecues, and how one of his favorite meals involves sushi followed by every flavor of frozen yogurt. After that, we take you through our recipe for Easy Sheet Cake with Chocolate-Cream Cheese Frosting (yes, there are rainbow sprinkles on top). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1857m 33s

Episode 164: Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Nancy Singleton Hachisu traveled to Japan for a stint abroad 30 years ago, fell in love with a Japanese farmer, and never left. We take a look at her latest book, Japan: The Cookbook, a compilation of over 400 recipes, and talk about how to build a Japanese pantry (it all starts with really good soy sauce). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1846m 12s

Episode 163: The Current State of Restaurant Criticism

Eater's national restaurant editor, Bill Addison, and our own deputy editor, Julia Kramer, discuss what it's like to be a restaurant critic in 2018. The landscape is vastly different than it was even 5 years ago with more "best of" lists than ever, diminishing local platforms, and a political climate that can't be ignored. There's a lot to be celebrated out there in a country that cares more about food than ever before, so how do they do it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1838m 50s

Episode 162: All About Fish

Update 6/13/18: This article was published prior to the AP investigation alleging Sea to Table's dishonest business practices. We had no knowledge of these practices at that time. Sean Dimin, founder and CEO of Sea to Table, talks about all those confusing terms surrounding seafood. Do you want wild caught? Domestic? Fresh? Frozen? And how do you find a source you trust? After that, Carla Lalli Music convinces Adam Rapoport that he needs to start cooking fish at home. Get the recipes from this episode: Slow-Cooked White Fish with Charred Cabbage Green Posole with Cod and Cilantro Herby Napa Cabbage Salad with Lime Slow-Roasted Salmon with Fennel, Citrus, and Chiles Slow-Roasted Salmon with Harissa Crispy-Skinned Fish with Herb Sauce Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1855m 29s

Episode 161: Rice 2.0

Food director Carla Lalli Music and senior editor Amiel Stanek are back by popular demand, talking about rice again. This time around they cover everything from how to cook brown rice to different methods of making crispy rice. It's just as... entertaining as part one. After that, Rumaan Alam, author and special projects editor of the New York Times books section, reads an essay he wrote for our May issue, Drinking in Dhaka. Get the recipes from this episode: Crunchy Baked Saffron Rice with Barberries Chicken with Crispy Rice Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 41s

Episode 160: Ruth Rogers and The River Cafe

Ruth Rogers opened London's The River Cafe with her partner, the late Rose Gray, 30 years ago. When they started, they were two women already with families and virtually no professional training. This week we talk to Ruth about what it took to see through her vision and create such a dynamic, successful, and enduring restaurant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1850m 9s

Episode 159: On Salt

Salt is the most important ingredient in your kitchen—it can make or break your food. We talk through different varieties, the importance of seasoning as you go, and how other ingredients can bring saltiness to a dish. Then, we chat about our new Salted Caramel-Chocolate Tart recipe. It's a good one. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 10m

Episode 158: Cast-Iron Skillets Are Forever

This week we're telling you how to care for and cook with the hardest-working pan in your kitchen: the cast-iron skillet. After that, Natasha Pickowicz, pastry chef at NYC's Cafe Altro Paradiso and Flora Bar, talks about how she develops her food, the importance of collaboration in the kitchen, and making dinner for herself every night when she gets home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1853m 31s

Episode 157: The Way We Cook Now

We don’t cook like we used to. Our pantries, our techniques, and our cravings take us on new culinary adventures. It’s hard to pin down the exact moment we noticed things had changed—we might not have been making these dishes a decade ago but we can’t imagine our lives without today. This week we delve into the 29 recipes that define the way we cook now. Get the recipes: The New Essentials: 29 Recipes That Define the Way We Cook Now Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1857m 10s

Episode 156: The Shib Sibs REALLY Love Food

Olympic bronze medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani, a.k.a. the “Shib Sibs,” stick to a pretty regimented diet while training—but it turns out they’re actually as food-obsessed as we are. This week we talk to the ice dancing duo about beignets, egg McMuffins, and their dad’s famous eggplant Parm. After that, with wedding season around the corner, we go deep on the dos and don’ts of registries. (Unsurprisingly, we've got lots of opinions on platters, wine glasses, sheets, and more.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 1m

Episode 155: A (Kind Of) Farewell

After 18 years at Bon Appétit, deputy editor Andrew Knowlton is becoming our editor-at-large. This week, we're saying goodbye by asking him to reflect on everything from the best meal he ever ate, to how he's feeling about his move to Austin. Later, senior food editor Andy Baraghani reads an essay he wrote in our April issue about how cooking helped him accept his cultural and sexual identities. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 26s

Episode 154: A Totally Obsessive Guide to Sandwiches

We have strong opinions about pretty much everything food-related—but perhaps nothing more than sandwiches. In our March magazine, our do's and don'ts of sandwich building made their way into 26 A-to-Z rules for ultimate sandwich satisfaction. This week, we're talking about some of our favorites. (For the full alphabet, pick up a copy or head here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1845m 46s

Episode 153: A Perfect Pot of Rice

Rice is seemingly simple, and yet even experienced cooks can find it daunting. Do you rinse? Do you add salt? What's your ratio of water to grain? This week, we're here to answer those questions. After that, we're talking the Oscars with Vanity Fair's Richard Lawson because food and movies go together like popcorn and peanut M&Ms.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1849m 52s

Episode 152: JJ Johnson

JJ Johnson was the chef at Harlem's sister restaurants, The Cecil and Minton's, where he honed his point of view in the kitchen, inspired by the African diaspora. He recently left to find his own footing in the culinary world. We talk to JJ about what to expect from his forthcoming restaurant, his recently-published cookbook, and his love of 90’s hip hop and R&B. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1844m 10s

Episode 151: Liquid Gold

Olive oil is one of the most-used ingredients in our kitchens, but do you really know what to look for when buying a bottle, or how best to store it? This week, we make sure you do. Then, senior food editor Andy Baraghani talks about how his upbringing in a Persian-American household and his travels around the Middle East have influenced his cooking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 10m

Episode 150: The Best Lasagna Ever

It took a lot of trials and tribulations to create BA's Best Lasagna. Test kitchen editor Chris Morocco tells the tale of perfect bolognese sauce, the creamiest bechamel, and more. Then, we go deep on sous vide cooking at home. We promise it's not nearly as intimidating as it sounds. Get the recipes from this episode: BA's Best Lasagna Simple Sous Vide Steak Sous Vide Chicken with Pesto Sous Vide Sweet and Spicy Pork Belly Sous Vide Salmon with Lemon and Dill Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1853m 55s

Episode 149: Christina Tosi Is the Queen of Sugar

Milk Bar chef and owner Christina Tosi went from college math major to culinary school to working in some of the best fine-dining restaurants in NYC. This week, she talks about her nontraditional path into the kitchen, what it's like to run a booming business, and just how much she loves cake. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1850m 51s

Episode 148: The Ultimate Super Bowl Menu

What are the absolute best foods to eat while watching the Super Bowl? We pit them against each other—think chips & guac, cheesesteaks, chili, wings, and a whole lot more. The end result is a menu that might be as close to perfection as possible. Get the recipes from this episode: Bob Armstrong's Chili con Queso Grandma Knowlton's Pimiento Cheese Fully Loaded Black Bean Nachos with Red and Green Salsas BA's Best Guacamole BA's Best Buffalo Wings Sausage Meatball Sandwiches Cheesesteaks Beef Picadillo Puffy Tacos Party-Ready Italian Heros Beef Chili Margarita New-New Bloody Mary Cocoa Brownies Gooey Brown Butter Blondies with Pecans Banana Meringue Pudding BA's Best Key Lime Pie Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1846m 59s

Episode 147: Gender & Power in Restaurants

This week, food director Carla Lalli Music, who spent a decade working in restaurants, is joined by New York Times staff reporter Julia Moskin, as well as Genevieve Villamora, co-owner and general manager of the Filipino restaurant Bad Saint in Washington D.C. They discuss the problematic gender, operational, and power dynamics that are deeply embedded in restaurant culture, and ways to change and improve the restaurant industry for the better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1841m 55s

Episode 146: The Winter Clean

It's all about organization this week. Julie Carlson, the founder and editor of the home site Remodelista, shares tips, hacks, and design ideas for making the most out of your kitchen. Then, senior editor Amiel Stanek goes deep on cleaning your freezer, and tackling your cluttered drawers and cabinets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1848m 55s

Episode 145: The Feel Good Food Plan

So, we ate a lot of holiday cookies. But now it's a new year and we're trying to feel good. Enter the Feel Good Food Plan, two weeks of dinner recipes, lunch prep, mindfulness ideas, and more. This week we're talking all about it. After that, we go deep on how to make chicken breasts delicious. Get the recipes from this episode: Feel Good Food Plan Master Poached Chicken Chicken with Crispy Rice 12-Minute Saucy Chicken Breasts with Limes Kids' Chicken Katsu Pietro's Chicken Parmesan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1851m 35s

Episode 144: The Best (and Worst) of the Year

Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer talk about what they'd like to see more of in 2018 (tinned fish and Detroit-style pizza, please!), as well as what trends they're so over (goodbye to sunchokes and weird desserts). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 16s

Episode 143: Feasting on Seven Fishes... and Monkey Bread

Carla Lalli Music talks about the Feast of the Seven Fishes—both the rather complicated menu her family has been making every year since she was a kid, and the pared down version we developed here in the BA test kitchen. Then, it's Claire Saffitz on warm, buttery, cinnamon-y, pull-apart monkey bread. Get the recipes from this episode: Feast of the Seven Fishes Monkey Bread Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 6s

Episode 142: Brisket & Latkes

First, we go through a couple of methods for getting that big piece of brisket just right—one from Adam Rapoport's mom, and one from Mamaleh's deli in Cambridge, Mass. Then, Missy Robbins, chef at Lilia in Brooklyn, talks latkes. We've got a couple of methods here, too. Again, one from Adam's mom (are you sensing a theme?), and the other, a slightly less traditional, Italian-leaning recipe from Missy. Get the recipes from this episode: Mamaleh's Brisket Adam and Maxine's Famous Latkes Lemony Latkes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1848m 11s

Episode 141: Dorie Greenspan Loves Butter

Claire Saffitz calls up baking legend Dorie Greenspan to chat about butter, the subject of her latest Short Stack cookbook. Then, Marissa Ross gives her recommendations for the wines to drink this holiday season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1850m 40s

Episode 140: The Eating Season

We know, we know–Montreal is freezing in the winter. But that also makes it the best time for eating. This week we talk to chef Tyler Kord about corned beef sandwiches, hearty soups, and all the other things that make the Canadian city worth visiting. Then, senior food editor Claire Saffitz gives ideas for edible gifts to make over the holidays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1855m 53s

Episode 139: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 2)

The big day is tomorrow, and in this episode we're talking to Bobby Flay about his Thanksgiving traditions, which include hosting some 50 guests, cooking the entire thing by himself, passing out on the sofa by 8pm, and the best leftover situation we've ever heard. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1832m 27s

Episode 138: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 1)

Thanksgiving is one week away! You know what that means: We're talking all about the biggest food holiday of the year. First up, Carla Lalli Music walks us through the Big Four: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and stuffing. Then, writer Rembert Browne talks about his essay on Thanksgiving in Atlanta. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1859m 21s

Episode 137: Getting Cheesy

Tia Keenan is a cheese expert and writer (it's a real job!). This week, site director Carey Polis chats with Tia about how she got into this profession, how you might consider building your next cheese plate, and why night cheese (it's a real thing!) is in a whole different category from the fancy stuff. After that, we break down how to make BA's Best Macaroni and Cheese. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 34s

Episode 136: Smitten with Deb Perelman

Food director Carla Lalli Music sits down with Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen. Deb was one of the first very successful food bloggers back in 2003. Fourteen years, a family, and two cookbooks later, she's still at it. Her latest book, Smitten Kitchen Every Day, just came out and is all about the kind of food you want to make for your family–practical and still delicious. Deb and Carla talk about her upcoming tour, the art of recipe testing, and how the internet has changed the way people are cooking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1848m 53s

Episode 135: It's Not Entertaining, It's Having People Over

Alison Roman is a writer, recipe developer, and author of the new cookbook Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes. Alison knows that you don't need to spend days planning, shopping for, and stressing over a dinner party. She talks through her philosophy of a more laid-back affair, as well as those highly cookable recipes in her book. *This podcast was recorded at the Sonos Store NYC in Manhattan.* Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1849m 27s

Episode 134: A Simple Roast Chicken

We hold this truth to be self evident: No one is ever disappointed by a simple, beautiful, classic roast chicken. And this week we're telling you exactly how to do it. After that, Carla Lalli Music and Claire Saffitz chat with one of our listeners about cooking in college. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1852m 4s

Episode 133: The Enigmatic Pete Wells

Pete Wells has been the restaurant critic of the New York Times for six years. He doesn't make TV appearances and very rarely goes to events, all in the name of keeping a low profile. We talk to him about what it's like to be constantly going out to restaurants, and what it means to be a critic in 2017. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1848m 9s

Episode 132: Stick to Food

These days it's hard not to be political–even when what you do for a living is write about food. We talk to Julia Turshen, cook and cookbook author, about why it's important to weigh in and speak out. It's something we talk about here at BA a lot, and it's something she did in her latest release called Feed the Resistance, a compilation of recipes and ideas from folks around the country whose stories and traditions so often go unheard. After that, test kitchen manager Brad Leone lets us on in on a little secret: you can actually braise on a weeknight. Oh, and one more thing! If you love us, do us a favor and fill out this survey about our podcast: survey.panoply.fm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1853m 57s

Episode 131: Bake Bread at Home

Baking bread at home can seem intimidating. And time-consuming. And basically just not worth it. But it is! This week we're going deep on how to make the perfect sourdough loaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1850m 30s

Episode 130: Acid Trip

We reach for vinegar every day, but have you ever really thought about it where it comes from? It can be made of anything from wine to rice to apple cider--even honey. Andy Baraghani talks to Michael Harlan Turkell about his new cookbook, Acid Trip, which explores the world of vinegar and teaches you how to make it at home. After that, Carla Lalli Music tells you the 20 most important lessons she's learned cooking in professional kitchens. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1857m 37s

Episode 129: Two of the Hot 10

Andrew Knowlton chats with the chefs behind two of our Hot 10 restaurants. First, Vansana Nolintha and Patrick Woodson from Brewery Bhavana in Raleigh, North Carolina--a dim sum restaurant, brewery, flower shop, and bookstore all in one. Then, Mason Hereford and Colleen Quarls from Turkey and the Wolf, also known as the craziest, tastiest, most out-there sandwich shop in the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1851m 31s

Episode 128: Beans and Greens

Carla Music and Amiel Stanek tell you how to sidestep mushy and flavorless beans to make them truly delicious (seriously, they are obsessed with beans). After that, Carla chats with one of our listeners about how to get her picky kids to try (and learn to love!) vegetables, without having to hide them in other foods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1854m 37s

Episode 127: The Best Things We Cooked This Summer

This week we're talking lobster, pesto, grilled lamb chops, corn, pork shoulder on the grill, and so. much. more--because Labor Day is almost here, and we're hungry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1845m 40s

Episode 126: Natty Wine

Natural wine seems to be popping up everywhere these days, but what exactly does “natural” mean? How is it made? What kinds should you be ordering? Andrew Knowlton and contributing wine writer Marissa Ross are here to answer all your questions. After that, a listener from Augusta, GA calls in so that Carla Lalli Music can diminish her seafood fears. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 40s

Episode 125: The Best New Restaurants in America

We just announced our Hot 10 list of the best new restaurants in America (find it online and in our September issue). Adam talks with Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer about their 35,000-mile journey to 41 different cities—all in the name of finding the most innovative and delicious food across the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 2m

Episode 124: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Chef, teacher, and author Samin Nosrat believes anyone can cook great food—as long as they have an understanding of salt, fat, acid, and heat. Samin breaks down those four elements into an easily digestible (and fascinating!) science lesson in her recently-released cookbook, and on this week's episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1853m 34s

Bonus Episode 3: Basically

In this special episode of the Bon Appétit Foodcast, we're talking to you--our listeners--to answer your cooking questions. If you haven't already, check out the new site from BA, eatbasically.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1839m 9s

Episode 123: What's All the Fuss About Avocado Toast?

You know how avocado toast is the one thing everyone loves to hate? And also just totally loves? John Birdsall talks about the history of the simple, hugely popular snack and how it came to warrant such strong feelings. After that, it's all about peach desserts—with only five ingredients. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1854m 32s

Bonus Episode 2: Basically

In this special episode of the Bon Appétit Foodcast, we're talking to you--our listeners--to answer your cooking questions. Tune in next Friday to hear more. And if you haven't already, check out the new site from BA, eatbasically.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1844m 6s

Episode 122: Family Vacation

You know when you pack your whole family up and go to a new place? Getting out of your normal routine can present a whole new world of eating. Adam Rapoport talks to Jenny Rosenstrach and Carla Lalli Music about the challenges and the successes of taking kids on vacation. After that, The New Yorker's Nick Paumgarten tells the story of that beautiful, flaky sea salt from the shores of England that has become ubiquitous in American kitchens: Maldon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 8m

Bonus Episode: Basically

In this special episode of the Bon Appétit Foodcast, we're talking to you--our listeners--to answer your cooking questions. Tune in for the next few Fridays to hear more. And if you haven't already, check out the new site from BA, eatbasically.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1836m 14s

Episode 121: Jake Tapper Likes His Pants Loose

CNN's Jake Tapper is on TV, like, all the time. He tells us how he eats on the campaign trail (it involves a lot of junk food), how he eats now (it involves a lot of salad), and how he loves to grill in the backyard. After that, we're talking salmon burgers. Bet you never knew they could taste so good. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1848m 26s

Episode 120: Fine Dining to Fast Food, Forest to Table

Daniel Patterson recently left his San Francisco fine-dining institution, Coi, to focus on his and LA chef Roy Choi's fast food project, Loco'l. He talks about where the idea came from, the challenges they've faced, and the change they're creating. After that, we tell the story of those wood-fired ovens that have become so ubiquitous in restaurants around the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1857m 54s

Episode 119: Gabrielle Hamilton Rebroadcast

This week we're throwing it back to one of our old favorite episodes. Gabrielle Hamilton is the chef at New York City’s Prune, but is perhaps equally known for her writing. She talks about the process of putting words to the page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1828m 5s

Episode 118: Fire Up the Grill

This week's episode is all things grilling. We're talking the perfect way to cook a whole fish on the grate, smoking brisket in The Big Green Egg, the best wings you’ll ever make, and more. The one thing you didn’t know you needed? A headlamp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1843m 24s

Episode 117: Kumail Nanjiani and the Plight of On-Set Doughnuts

Silicon Valley's Kumail Nanjiani talks about what it's like to eat on set (beware of the pastries), his new movie coming out next month, and how he and his wife have gotten very into The Great British Bake Off. After that, it's time to make the ultimate summer sweet: ice cream sandwiches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1848m 51s

Episode 116: Eat Your Potlikker

Author John T. Edge just came out with a new book, The Potlikker Papers, which tackles the complicated history of food in the South. He talks about what he grew up eating, how that's changed over time, and where it all came from to begin with. After that, it's time for the drink of summer: the Rosé Aperol Spritz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1851m 31s

Episode 115: Get Out of Town

We share how to stock your kitchen in a rental house. When all that's there is plastic mixing spoons and maybe a pan or two, it's best to come prepared. Very prepared. After that, we go deep on camping—what to pack and how to cook breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the great outdoors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 14s

Episode 114: J.J. Redick Plays Ball, Eats Food

When you're an NBA veteran you travel all over the country for games. And if you're J.J. Redick, you travel all over the country--and world--to eat. We talk to the Clippers shooting guard about his favorite restaurants, how to stay game-ready (it involves a lot of beets), and his Chik-fil-A order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 55s

Episode 113: The Inimitable Barbara Lynch

We chat with Boston chef and restaurateur Barbara Lynch, who just came out with her memoir, Out of Line. Barbara talks about how she went from stealing a bus as a teenager to operating a hugely successful restaurant group. She's got an amazing story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1839m 14s

Episode 112: Let's Make a Weekend Of It

Sometimes you cook to get dinner on the table. And sometimes you cook for the fun of it. That's what we're talking about this week—the dishes you make when you want to go deep and spend a long time in the kitchen, preferably with friends. Think ramen (the stock alone takes 36 hours), cassoulet, and lasagna. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1846m 17s

Episode 111: What Happens in Vegas

We're going to Sin City. First, Andrew Knowlton reminisces about the 30+ years he's been visiting Las Vegas—from the time his parents gave him $50 worth of quarters and left him on the casino room floor, to the seriously good food he eats now. Then, Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken talk about the legacy they've created together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1849m 25s

Episode 110: A Little Bit of Pizza, A Little Bit of Pasta

Joe Beddia of Philly's Pizzeria Beddia tells you how to make your own pie at home—no 800° wood-burning oven required. He's got intel on the red sauce, the white sauce, the dough, and all of the toppings (just make sure it's not too many toppings). After that, we're talking spring pasta. That means ramps, asparagus, artichokes, and more. Butter included. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 10m

Episode 109: The Splendid Francis Lam

Francis Lam is a James Beard Award-winning writer, cookbook editor, and the host of the radio show, The Splendid Table. This week we talk to him about the difficulty of putting words to the page, eating Chrissy Teigen’s scalloped potatoes, and how he hosts his friends at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1849m 50s

Episode 108: The New Yorker Does Food

David Remnick, Editor in Chief of The New Yorker, discusses the annual Food and Travel issue. Expect discussion on barbecue, Trump's steak habits, and the new world of edibles. Yes, those edibles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1845m 48s

Episode 107: Put an Egg On It

You can fry, soft boil, hard boil, poach, and scramble them. You can eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On this week's episode, we nerd out on techniques for making the perfect version of each kind. (Don’t worry, there’s a big scrambled egg debate in there just to keep you on your toes.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1839m 53s

Episode 106: Burgers, Beer, and Rock & Roll

Ken Friedman used to book some of the hottest bands in the Bay Area--until he decided he wanted to open a restaurant instead. Turns out he was pretty good at that, too. Now Ken owns a slew of restaurants in New York including The Spotted Pig, John Dory Oyster Bar, Salvation Taco, White Gold, and more. In this week's episode, he talks about his vision for an English gastropub with actually good food (thanks to chef April Bloomfield), how he got some of the music industry's biggest names to invest in that vision, and drinking beer with U2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1846m 25s

Episode 105: Clear Wallet, Full Stomach, Can't Lose

In this week's episode, we give you all the tips and tricks you need for shopping smart without breaking the bank--what kinds of ingredients you should be buying from different stores, how to stock your pantry (and freezer!), plus how to choose a decent bottle of wine when you can't make it to your wine shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1842m 6s

Episode 104: Melissa Clark Can Fix Your Dinner Angst

New York Times columnist Melissa Clark tells us how she became a food writer when food writing wasn't really a thing (it involves creating a bread machine cookbook in 6 weeks). Her latest cookbook, Dinner: Changing the Game, tackles the ever-present question of what to make when you get home from work and you can't eat any more scrambled eggs with hot sauce. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1841m 49s

Episode 103: Chinese Food in America

Wilson Tang of Nom Wah Tea Parlor in NYC's Chinatown talks about taking over the nearly 100-year-old restaurant from his uncle. He managed to keep it true to its roots while attracting a whole new demographic of young and hungry patrons. After that, BA Food Stylist (and ace cook) Sue Li reminisces about her mom's chive pockets and dumplings--and tells us how to make scallion pancakes at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1851m 1s

Episode 102: All About Middle Eastern Food (Perfect Rice! Man'oushe! Rose-Water Brittle!)

Reem Assil, a first generation American chef who was featured in our March issue, talks about building up her business and the crazy-good Levantine flatbread she makes, topped with all sorts of beautiful California produce. After that, Senior Food Editor Andy Baraghani tells us how to prepare a feast for the Persian New Year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1849m 31s

Episode 101: Seamus Mullen

Chef Seamus Mullen talks about how his diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis led him to turn his whole life around. He's got himself strong and healthy again--all because of the way he cooks and eats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 30s

Episode 100: Sandor Katz

Fermentation expert—or as he calls himself, fermentation revivalist—Sandor Katz goes in deep on the history and benefits of fermenting, as well as how to do it yourself. Vegetables into sauerkraut and kimchi, sugar into alcohol, milk into yogurt, and so much more. Ready to nerd out? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1840m 0s

Episode 99: Moon Juice and Healthyish Drinks

In this week's episode we sit down with Amanda Chantal Bacon, founder and owner of Moon Juice, the cult shop in Venice, California where you can find all sorts of tonics, powders, and treats with ingredients you've never heard of. After that, we talk you through how to make Moon Milk, the drink that will put you to sleep better than a glass of wine, as well as Chai Masala, the drink that will make you feel better than a glass of wine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1841m 9s

Episode 98: Sara Kramer and... Small Fish

Sara Kramer, chef of Los Angeles restaurants Madcapra and Kismet talks about her Cali-Mediterranean food and even sings on air (she used to be a Broadway star). After that, we go big on small fish--all the mackerel, anchovies, smelt, and sardines you should be eating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 3m

Episode 97: Super Bowl Special

The Super Bowl is this Sunday. We go in deep on all the things you should be cooking (Philly Cheese Steaks! Hoagies! Gumbo!), plus party etiquette (get out of the kitchen, please) and, of course, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 7m

Episode 96: Nate Appleman & How to Eat Meat

Nate Appleman looks back on his years as an unhappy chef and talks about how he turned his life around by cooking good, wholesome food. After that, we get into all the ways you should be incorporating meat into your diet--that means shopping smarter, cooking strategically, and feeling better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 38s

Episode 95: #Cook90 & Slow Roasting

Epicurious editor David Tamarkin talks about #Cook90, the challenge to make breakfast, lunch, and dinner (nearly!) every day in January. Then we break down how to slow roast, the technique that turns your tough cuts of meat into the tenderest, melt-in-your-mouth dinner, all with the magic of time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1846m 24s

Episode 94: Hugh Acheson

Chef Hugh Acheson talks about the state of Southern cuisine, what to order at Waffle House, and how he might even be a better illustrator than he is cook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1831m 26s

Episode 93: Lunch al Desko & Sustainable Cooking

We’ve got all the tips you need for actually packing an office lunch you want to eat. Then, Epicurious editor David Tamarkin offers *actual useful* advice for cooking more sustainably at home. Your 2017 food game is going to be a good one! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1843m 59s

Episode 92: Geoffrey Zakarian

Geoffrey Zakarian has been in the restaurant business for a long time. He shares his candid thoughts on hospitality (yes—you can seat incomplete parties, he argues), opening new restaurants, and way more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 54s

Episode 91: Ludo Lefebvre

Chef Ludo Lefebvre talks about his fried chicken obsession, the Los Angeles food scene, and his love for butter(okay fine, but he loves salad too). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1834m 31s

Episode 90: Happy Holidays

Associate editor Amiel Stanek and chef Lauren Schaefer break down how to host a dinner party without breaking the bank, but still leaving your friends seriously impressed. After that, cocktail aficionado Brad Thomas Parsons takes us through his new cookbook all about amaro, the bittersweet liqueur you should be drinking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1844m 50s

Episode 89: Nancy Silverton

Chef and restaurateur Nancy Silverton talks about her new cookbook, how to host the best dinner party for lots of guests, and all things olive oil. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1836m 9s

Episode 88: White Gold Butchers

Butchers Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest of NYC’s White Gold talk all things meat, what they’re serving up at their new shop and restaurant, and the best way to make a hero. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 25s

Episode 87: Alton Brown

Alton Brown talks about his new cookbook, his hot takes on turkey and potatoes, and the future of his TV career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 31s

Episode 86: Thanksgiving Spectacular!

This Thanksgiving, don't break a sweat. We tell you how to cook the whole feast in 36 hours, talk all things pie, answer listener questions, and go through the dos and don'ts of the most important part of the meal... the wine. Let's do this thing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/181h 3m

Episode 85: Frank Pellegrino Jr.

Frank Pellegrino Jr., co-owner of the famed Italian restaurant Rao's in Harlem, NY talks about growing up in the family business, his new cookbook, and which Godfather movie he likes best. Then, we dive deep into our best eggplant parm recipe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1840m 14s

Episode 84: Food & Politics

Willie Geist, anchor of Sunday Today with Willie Geist, and Alex Wagner, editor at The Atlantic, talk about the upcoming election, the candidates’ food preferences… and the greatness of the wedge salad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1833m 13s

Episode 83: José Andrés

Chef and restaurateur José Andrés talks food politics, the dining scene in his hometown of Washington D.C., and the proper way to make a gin and tonic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1838m 29s

Episode 82: Sohui Kim + Ashley Christensen

Chef Sohui Kim of Brooklyn's Insa restaurant shares how to kimchi basically... anything (except corn!). Then, we talk chef Ashley Christensen about her new cookbook, Poole's. There will be pimento cheese. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1844m 10s

Episode 81: Get Your Pasta Right, Every Time

Pasta is one of the easiest things to cook, right? Well, uh, sure—but we've probably all created versions that were clumpy, or the sauce didn't cling, or it just wasn't totally there flavor-wise. No longer! The BA Test Kitchen is here for your pasta-related emergencies and is gonna help you get the carb-fest you deserve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1833m 25s

Episode 80: Bad Saint, Our #2 Best New Restaurant in America

Genevieve Villamora is the co-owner of Bad Saint in Washington, D.C., one of our Hot 10 Best New Restaurants in America. She talks about the restaurant's approach to Filipino food, and how she deals with those reallyyyyyy long lines to get in. Plus, more interviews with our Hot 10 chefs! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1828m 54s

Episode 79: Aaron Franklin, Brisket God

Can you even have a food podcast without chatting with Aaron Franklin of Franklin BBQ in Austin? Well, we finally got him on the show to talk brisket, of course. Plus, a fun segment about the growing edibles industry(yes, really) in Portland, Oregon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1843m 4s

Episode 78: Andrew Tarlow & Kate Huling Throw Great Dinner Parties

If you've ever dined out in Brooklyn, you've likely visited one of Andrew Tarlow and Kate Huling's restaurants. Hospitality in is their blood—they're pros when it comes to home entertaining as well. In this week's episode, they discuss how they do what they do so well, and talk about their new cookbook, Dinner at the Long Table. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1823m 33s

Episode 77: Craft Beer + Cold Brew Nation

On today's episode, our resident beer nerds, assistant web editor Alex Delany and test kitchen manager Brad Leone, try to convince our cheap-beer-loving editor in chief that craft beers are, in fact, awesome. Later, we talk all things cold brew with Jon Feldman of Stumptown Coffee Roasters and associate editor Amiel Stanek. The thirst is real. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1849m 43s

Episode 76: Julia Turshen

Julia Turshen is the woman people like Mario Batali and Gwyneth Paltrow call up to co-write their cookbooks. She’s finally releasing one of her own, Small Victories (out Sept. 6), full of recipes and tips for everyday kitchen feats. On this week’s episode, Turshen talks drinking with Batali, branching out on her own, and the magic of raspberry jam buns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1826m 1s

Episode 74: America's 10 Best New Restaurants

Every year, editors Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer scour the country and eat themselves silly searching for the Hot 10: the best new restaurants in America. On today's podcast, they talk about our 2016 winners and the best things they ate this year, from the most amazing rice bowl in L.A. to authentic Spanish tapas in Pittsburgh. Welcome to the best new restaurants in America! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1834m 41s

Episode 73: Seth Rogen

Actor, writer, director, and all-around funny guy Seth Rogen stopped by the podcast studio to talk about "Sausage Party," the animated film about sentient foods that just so happens to be an apt analogy for human existence. He also tells us who he would save in the face of an alien invasion: Jonah Hill or James Franco? Then later, we head down to the BA Test Kitchen to see what our in-house preserving nerds Amiel Stanek and Brad Leone are curing, pickling, and fermenting this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1835m 20s

Episode 72: Brett Martin Eats New Orleans

Brett Martin, correspondent for GQ magazine and diehard Brooklynite, traded NYC for New Orleans and found himself in the land of poboys, muffulettas, and all manners of deep-fried, delicious, crispy things. On today's show, Martin talks to editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport about his favorite food haunts in the city of jazz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1828m 18s

Episode 71: A Super Upsetting Podcast About Sandwiches

Tyler Kord is the man we call up whenever we seek advice about the stuff that goes between two slices of bread. In today's episode, the author of "A Super Upsetting Book About Sandwiches" and chef-owner of No. 7 Restaurant and No. 7 Sub shops talks about his crazy little idea to open a sandwich shop in the most expensive city in the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1831m 55s

Episode 70: An NYC Chef Goes South; In NYC, We Eat Ice Pops

Mashama Bailey moved from New York to Savannah, GA, to open The Grey, and finds out that running a restaurant in the South is not the same as working in Manhattan. Back in New York, our test kitchen editors prepared for the heat wave with all you need to know about ice cream cakes and fruit pops. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1839m 48s

Episode 69: The Chickpea Whisperer

Michael Solomonov makes hummus so transcendently good it will make you wonder how it can possibly share a name with the stuff you eat out of the plastic tub with baby carrots when there's no food in the house. On today's episode, the Dizengoff chef and his business partner Steve Cook go deep on Israeli cuisine—with a side of cheesesteaks (they're Philly boys, after all). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1836m 51s

Episode 68: Sqirl Power

Jessica Koslow set out to make jam, and accidentally ended up opening the hippest café in Los Angeles along the way. The chef and soon-to-be cookbook author talks about turning her passion into a business. Later, we talk about summer drinking and rosé fatigue (it's a thing!) with wine columnist Marissa A. Ross. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1843m 25s

Episode 67: BBQ, Burgers, and Hot Dogs

On this very all-American episode of the Bon Appétit foodcast, we're talking about all the things you should be eating on America's birthday: BBQ, burgers, and hot dogs! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1843m 24s

Episode 66: Mario Batali

The orange-Croc-loving chef talks about cooking at home, the best food in New Orleans, and making fettuccine alfredo for James Gandolfini. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 46s

Episode 65: Joe House and Summer Eats

Today's episode is a double-hitter! First up is a man whose passion for sports is only rivaled by his love of food: It's Joe House of The Bill Simmons Podcast. Then later, we round up a few parent staffers to talk about what we're feeding our kids this summer in-between all the ice cream cones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1838m 29s

Episode 64: Andrew Zimmern

The host of "Bizarre Foods" talks eyeballs versus testicles, smuggling foods from his travels, and partying with Prince. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1843m 50s

Episode 63: What It's Really Like to Work in a Top Restaurant

Stephanie Danler's debut novel, Sweetbitter, is the coming-of-age story of a young New York transplant who lands a job at one of the city's top restaurants. Danler talks with editor-at-large Christine Muhlke about her real-life experiences as a waitress in NYC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 33s

Episode 62: Let the Grilling Begin!

The season for endless Palomas and all grilled everything is finally here. Our Test Kitchen editors talk about what they're grilling, drinking, and ice cream-ing (yes, we turned that into a verb) over Memorial Day weekend and beyond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 34s

Episode 61: Eric Ripert

The Le Bernardin chef talks about the mistake that almost got him fired from one of Paris's best restaurants—on his first day there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1842m 45s

Episode 60: Giada De Laurentiis Gets Real

“I don’t know that they touch Gordon Ramsay or Jean-Georges [Vongerichten] as much as they love to hug and touch me.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1826m 48s

Episode 59: Bob Kramer, Knife Whisperer

Bob Kramer is widely known in the restaurant world as the Yoda of knife making. And he wants you to know how to actually care for your knives. In today's episode, he shares tips every home cook should know. And later, we catch up with our new contributing wine editor Marissa A. Ross, who makes the case for natural wine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1839m 47s

Episode 58: A Food Lover's Guide to Eating the World

On this week's foodcast, we talk to people who would travel to the ends of the Earth for a good meal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1838m 22s

Episode 57: Gwyneth Paltrow

The "It's All Easy" author on teaching herself how to cook, her matcha obsession, and the art of family dinner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1829m 52s

Episode 56: Vegetarian Is No Longer a Bad Word

To celebrate the fact that it *finally* feels like spring in most of the country, deputy editor Andrew Knowlton goes deep on veg in the deep South with Steven Satterfield of Atlanta's Miller Union and Alon Shaya of Shaya and Domenica in New Orleans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1827m 10s

Episode 55: Amanda Hesser

On today's foodcast episode, Food52 co-founder Amanda Hesser talks about why she left the New York Times to start her own company. Plus, we catch up with senior editor Julia Kramer on day 12 of her great American road trip in search of the country's best new restaurants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1834m 20s

Episode 54: The New Yorker's David Remnick

The editor of The New Yorker talks bagels, lunch with Obama, and his love of the office candy stash. Later, we catch up with senior editor Julia Kramer on the road as she scours the country for America's best new restaurants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1838m 24s

Episode 53: The Sporkful's Dan Pashman

Dan Pashman of the excellent food podcast The Sporkful visits the podcast studio to talk about why sound (yes, sound!) plays such an important role in how we eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1828m 33s

Episode 52: Sean Brock, (Almost) Live from Charleston

Today's foodcast episode brings us to the Charleston Wine + Food festival, where deputy editor Andrew Knowlton catches up with southern chef Sean Brock. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1825m 35s

Episode 51: City of Jonathan Gold

Jonathan Gold, the restaurant critic for the Los Angeles Times and star of the new documentary "City of Gold" (out March 11), talks about what it was like to dine out with a film crew, life as a critic, and Pete Wells' infamous Per Se review. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 41s

Episode 50: We're Going Retro

On today's foodcast episode, we're talking about all that good stuff that defined our childhoods. Food director Carla Lalli Music and Test Kitchen editor Claire Saffitz go deep on tuna casserole (and a fear of tuna casserole), chocolate mousse, meatloaf, and other staples of retro American comfort food. Get the recipes from this episode: Tuna Casserole with Dill and Potato Chips Best-Ever Grilled Cheese Spaghetti alle Vongole Twice-Baked Potatoes BA's Best Beef-and-Bacon Meatloaf Dark Chocolate Mousse Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 45s

The Flawless Ina Garten (Rebroadcast)

This week, we're revisiting our favorite foodcast episode with the Barefoot Contessa herself. Ina talks about her rise to TV stardom, entertaining tips, and how she makes everything she does look so damn effortless. We'll be back with an all-new episode next Wednesday. Do you have feedback about our show? Tell us at bonappetitfoodcast@gmail.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1822m 42s

Episode 49: Action Bronson

Before he was a rapper, Action Bronson went to culinary school and was a full-time chef. Bronson joins us on today's foodcast to talk rap, Albanian food, and being cooked for by Daniel Boulud. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1828m 50s

Episode 48: It's Not Valentine's Day Without Molten Chocolate Cake

When love is in the air, chocolate will be on our plates—preferably in molten cake form. We talk BA's Best Molten Chocolate Cake and more on this week's Valentine's Day-themed foodcast. Get the recipe: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/bas-best-molten-chocolate-cake Got a comment or suggestion for our show? Email us at bonappetitfoodcast@gmail.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1815m 57s

Episode 47: All About Those Super Bowl Snacks

Nachos. Wings. Dip. Mozz sticks. You've been training all year for this day, and it's finally here: Our Test Kitchen editors talk about what you should stuff your face with on Super Bowl Sunday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1825m 40s

Episode 46: Cook Every Meal for a Month

Epicurious editor in chief David Tamarkin resolved to cook every meal he eats for the month of January. On the last week of his #Cook90 challenge, Tamarkin sits down with senior editor Julia Kramer to talk about what's worked, what's surprised him, and how anyone can do #Cook90. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1819m 44s

Episode 45: Jacques Pépin

Before Vongerichten, before Boulud, before Ducasse, there was Jacques Pépin. The French chef, who was among the first to star in an American televised cooking show, recently stopped by our office to record today's episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1835m 43s

Episode 44: Healthy-ish

When your job involves tasting mozzarella sticks and pies all day like our editors, you learn a few things about how to eat (mostly) healthy-ish the rest of the time. On our latest foodcast, our editors share how they balance cookies with kale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1823m 50s

Episode 43: Jancis Robinson

The ultra-classy, super knowledgable Jancis Robinson, wine critic extraordinaire and editor of the massive Oxford Companion to Wine, shares her thoughts on tasting notes and tetrapaks over a glass of pét-nat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1829m 58s

Episode 42: The Best Things We Ate This Year

What's the best thing you ate this year? A couple of editors try to answer this most dreaded of questions in a single podcast episode. Plus, we take a trip down to the Test Kitchen to talk all things fermentation, and executive editor Christine Muhlke gives us a preview of the food trends everyone will fall for in 2016. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1828m 49s

Episode 41: Emeril Lagasse

Anyone with a television spent the '90s enthralled by the larger-than-life essence of chef Emeril Lagasse. On today's episode, we sit down with him to talk cooking for Julia Child (yes, he was nervous) and who he'd rather binge-watch: Ina Garten or Guy Fieri. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1817m 50s

Episode 40: Holiday Baking

'Tis the season to stuff your face—specifically, to stuff your face with all those cookies, pies, and cakes. Food director Carla Lalli Music and senior associate food editor Claire Saffitz break down everything you need to conquer your holiday baking plans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1822m 8s

Episode 39: Magnus Nilsson

Chef Magnus Nilsson runs the kitchen at the Michelin-starred Fäviken, one of the world's most isolated restaurants, in Järpen, Sweden. Tickets to Nilsson's dinners sell out constantly, but now anyone can experience the pleasures of Nordic cooking, thanks to his 768-page new book, "The Nordic Cookbook." He joins deputy editor Andrew Knowlton to talk about how Nordic food got its street cred. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1825m 18s

Episode 38: Marc Maron

Comedian Marc Maron has interviewed everyone from Keith Richards to President Barack Obama on his hugely popular podcast, "WTF." Today, he joins us in our own podcast studio—this time, in the guest seat—and we find out the man can cook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1825m 35s

Episode 37: Nigella Lawson

Celebrated cookbook author and TV personality Nigella Lawson joins us in the podcast studio today to talk about her tenth(!) cookbook, Simply Nigella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1819m 16s

Episode 36: Thanksgiving Spectacular

How do I make the best mashed potatoes? Why should I dry-brine my turkey? And do I really need to serve pumpkin pie? Editor in chief Adam Rapport talks to our Test Kitchen editors and New York Times food editor Sam Sifton to answer all the pressing questions around everyone's favorite holiday: Thanksgiving! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1847m 15s

Episode 35: Claire Ptak & Liz Prueitt

If you consider yourself a baking fiend and know how to work a dough hook, Liz Prueitt of Tartine Bakery and Claire Ptak of London's Violet Bakery are two names you need to know. The pair chat with executive editor Christine Muhlke on today's episode about all things baked goods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1823m 4s

Episode 33: Bobby Flay

Most chefs hate brunch. (Cooking eggs at 6 a.m. on a Sunday after Saturday night dinner service? No thanks.) But on today's podcast, a chef who needs no introduction explains why he takes his brunch very seriously—both in his restaurants and at home. Ladies and gentlemen: Bobby Flay. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1826m 35s

Episode 32: The Restaurant in the Jungle

On a seaside jungle road in Mexico's Tulum lies Hartwood, a tiny restaurant with no walls, stoves, electricity, or refrigeration. Chef Eric Werner joins deputy editor Andrew Knowlton and executive editor Christine Muhlke to talk about the unique challenges of running a restaurant in the middle of the jungle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1824m 50s

Episode 31: Korean Food Renaissance

Chefs Beverly Kim and Edward Kim (no relation) grew up during a time when Korean food was obscure (and sometimes "stinky"). Now, diners are flocking to try their respective takes on modern Asian. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1823m 0s

Episode 30: Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless has been in the Chicago restaurant game a long time. He talks about his career trajectory and lots more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1820m 55s

Episode 29: Vivian Howard

Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life on PBS talks about what it's like having cameras following you around all the time (oh, and that whole chef thing too). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1816m 27s

Episode 34: Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the most influential cookbook authors in the world. He delivers once again with his latest, "Nopi: The Cookbook," co-authored with Nopi head chef Ramael Scully. The two talk about the challenges of creating a useful cookbook for home cooks, collaborating in the kitchen, and falafel versus shawarma. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1823m 39s

Episode 28: Chris Cosentino, Chris Shepherd

Chefs Chris Cosentino and Chris Shepherd know meat. Listen to them; they're very smart dudes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1822m 12s

Episode 27: Aaron London

Aaron London is the chef at AL's Place, our no. 1 best new restaurant in the country. He talks about what that means, and how he got there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1818m 43s

Episode 26: Leandra Medine

Leandra Medine of Man Repeller chats about eating during Fashion Week, keeping kosher, her family's Persian-Turkish food traditions, and lots more. She ate every ice cream cone in New York City this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1821m 24s

Episode 25: Sam Kass

Sam Kass talks about his road as a chef before joining the Obama White House, what he did while in D.C., and what the heck he's doing now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1822m 24s

Episode 24: Preserving

It's late August: You're supposed to be making lots of jams, and pickles, and other jarred things, right? Right. But, it's okay if you're a preserving newbie. Here's how to make fruits and vegetables last way beyond summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1819m 32s

Episode 23: America's Best New Restaurants

We just named the best new restaurants in America. Listen up! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1824m 19s

Episode 22: It's Summer, Let's Drink

Punch editor and drinks expert Talia Baiocchi talks summer drinking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1818m 34s

Episode 21: Gabrielle Hamilton

A meditative conversation with chef Gabrielle Hamilton about the process of writing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1830m 52s

Episode 20: It's Summer. Don't Cook

How to not cook.. sort of. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1814m 27s

Episode 19: Your Favorite Summer Dessert

Sam Mason of Oddfellows talks about everyone's favorite dessert: ice cream! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1818m 36s

Episode 18: Summer Pasta

Chef Philip Krajeck of Rolf & Daughters in Nashville shares how to make a great summer pasta. Hint: You're not salting your water enough. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1821m 53s

Episode 17: Mark Bittman

Columnist Mark Bittman chats about his cookbooks, columns, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1812m 46s

Episode 16: The Best Pizza in America

Yup. That's right. The best pizza in America is in... Philadelphia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1821m 51s

Episode 15: Become a Grill Master

Learn how to make the best burger, fish, corn, chicken, and way more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1826m 50s

Episode 14: David Chang

Momofuku's David Chang has grand plans to revolutionize the way food delivery works. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1817m 38s

Episode 13: The New Southern Food

All things Southern with chefs Kevin Gillespie (Gunshow) and Edward Lee (610 Magnolia, MilkWood). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1824m 15s

Episode 12: Travel Etiquette, Boozin' In Tokyo

Travel: what to do, what not to do, and what to drink. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1841m 32s

Episode 11: Make the Most of Your Spring Veg

All about spring cooking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1818m 49s

Episode 10: Ina Garten & Gordon Ramsay

A food TV double header with Ina Garten and Gordon Ramsay. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1838m 0s

Episode 9: Cooking Mistakes, Food Media Summit

A discussion of common cooking mistakes, and a summit of top food media pros. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1831m 34s

Episode 8: Better Salad, Vegas Food Binging

Salad tips and Vegas eating adventures with Ike Barinholtz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1831m 38s

Episode 7: Waffle House, Vegetable Restaurants, Baking Tips

Editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport talks to restaurant & drinks editor Andrew Knowlton about working a 24-hour shift at The Waffle House. Then, chef Amanda Cohen of Dirty Candy speaks about the state of the restaurant industry in New York. Finally, senior food editor Alison Roman and associate food editor Claire Saffitz coach Adam about how to be a better baker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1835m 47s

Episode 6: Comfort Food & Drink

Our favorite comfort foods: soups, braises, and mac & cheese. Then, bartender Damon Boelte discuss the state of the bar industry, how to make the perfect martini, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1829m 31s

Episode 5: Valentine's + Mexican Food

We discuss how to celebrate Valentine's Day without being totally lame. Then, we chat with chef Enrique Olvera about the white hot Cosme restaurant, cooking Mexican food in New York, and way more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1821m 28s

Episode 4: Super Bowl Party

All you can eat and drink on Game Day, with special guest and Jets center Nick Mangold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1828m 58s

Episode 3: Gettin' Healthy

Getting healthy... but in a way that doesn't make you want to groan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1829m 54s

Episode 2: The Holidays

It's all about the holidays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1832m 19s

Episode 1: Thanksgiving

Welcome to the first-ever Bon Appétit foodcast, in which we discuss the biggest food holiday of the year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/1826m 8s
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