The Splendid Table on WUOT

Sundays from 4-5 p.m.
  • Hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper

Host Lynne Rossetto Kasper and producer Sally Swift create  The Splendid Table to explore the entire spectrum of food: from cheese making to finding wine bargains to the science of a great cup of coffee great to the best little greasy spoons in America.

SEPT. 2015

6    We’ve a fresh take on home-packed lunches with Asian food authority Andrea Nguyen and her book, The Banh Mi Handbook, David and Lesley Solmonson, the folks behind The 12 Bottle Bar, give us a primer in cocktails, and we talk to Kate Krader of Food & Wine Magazine about whether today’s big-flavored foods are wrecking the American palate. 

13  It’s a conversation with tomato researcher Craig LeHouiller, author of Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time. We talk to Nicole Bermensolo about her book Kyotofu, Uniquely Japanese Desserts and we get kitchen design and philosophy from Gabrielle Stanley Blair, creator of the blog and book Design Mom.

20  This week we talk to chef Dan Barber about ethical eating. His book is The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food. We meet Von Diaz, a woman cooking her way through Cocina Criolla, the Puerto Rican Joy of Cooking, and The Kitchn’s Faith Durand brings us the best in vegetable slow-cooker recipes.

27   It’s Serious Eats’ science superstar J. Kenji Lopez-Alt with his new book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, Jane and Michael Stern report on the High Desert Market Café in Bisbee, Arizona, and we meet Cara Nicoletti, author of Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books.