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Airs Saturdays at 9pm on AM 820 and Sundays at 6am on 93.9 FM

The Splendid Table provides listeners and browsers abundant information on food preparation, appreciation, and culture.

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Last updated: Tuesday, January 27 2015 09:20 PM

550: Zero Gravity

Friday, January 23 2015 06:00 AM

Col. Chris Hadfield on space food, Andy Ricker on Thailand, Herb Eckhouse on prosciutto, Jenn Louis on salad, the Sterns in Florida.

573: It Gets Bitter

Friday, January 16 2015 06:00 AM

Jennifer McLagan on bitter, Ray Isle on American wine, Jimi Yui on kitchen design, the Sterns.

549: No Props

Friday, January 09 2015 06:00 AM

Lisa Heathcote on Downton Abbey, Rene Redzepi on fun, Rachel Laudan on empires, Michael Anthony, Katie Workman.

505: Isaac's Vinaigrette

Friday, January 02 2015 06:00 AM

Isaac Mizrahi's Key 3, Crescent Dragonwagon on beans, Patrick Comiskey on Madeira.

548: Duck, Duck, Goose

Friday, December 26 2014 06:00 AM

Nathan Myhrvold on modernist cuisine, Hank Shaw on goose, Alice Medrich on chocolate, Joshua Wesson on wine, the Sterns.

572: Lowcountry Cooking

Friday, December 19 2014 06:00 AM

Sean Brock on lost ingredients, Russ Parsons on olive oil, easy holiday dishes, David Ligare on painting.

547: Soul Food

Friday, December 12 2014 06:00 AM

Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, Sally Schneider on gifts, Adrian Miller, Kate Hubbard, Marina Marchese.

571: Wine and Cheetos

Friday, December 05 2014 06:00 AM

Anthony Giglio on wine for junk food, Marcus Samuelsson's pantry, The Cuban Table, Veronica Tonay on food dreams.

436: Winter Food to Warm the Soul

Friday, November 28 2014 06:00 AM

David Chang on fusion, Diana Henry on zakuski, Ray Isle on classic wine.

Turkey Confidential 2014

Thursday, November 27 2014 06:00 AM

Your Thanksgiving calls, with Lidia Bastianich, David Leite, Melissa Clark, Carla Hall, Francis Lam and Henry Alford.

570: No Pumpkin Pie?

Friday, November 21 2014 06:00 AM

Adam Rapoport on pumpkin pie, Stanley Tucci on recipes, Elizabeth Royte on food waste, Stump the Cook.

492: The Celebrity Chef

Friday, November 14 2014 06:00 AM

Jacques Pépin on cooking, Vikas Khanna on religion, Debra Samuels on obento, Ina Lipkowitz on language.

545: Old Vines

Friday, November 07 2014 06:00 AM

Ray Isle on vines, Andrew Schloss on slow cooking, David Tanis on Chez Panisse, Dan Newman on leftovers, The Perennial Plate.

569: Fake Vegetables

Friday, October 31 2014 05:00 AM

Jim Gaffigan on eating, David Rosengarten on seafood, Andrea Slonecker on pretzels, healthier food culture, Thai Park.

544: Turbot Soufflé

Friday, October 24 2014 05:00 AM

Daniel Boulud's recipes, Samira Kawash on candy, Tricia Williams on coconut oil, James Bartlett on ghosts.

568: A Father's Advice

Friday, October 17 2014 05:00 AM

Cal Peternell on cooking, Dana Cowin on women, Margarita Arronte on Mexico, a stock taste test.

543: Fat

Friday, October 10 2014 05:00 AM

Andrew Zimmern on fat, Adam Rapoport on duck confit, Anya von Bremzen on Russia, Julia Herz on beer.

567: Tasting the Dirt

Friday, October 03 2014 05:00 AM

Mario Batali on farmers, Amy Traverso on cider, Rachael Mamane on stock, Jennifer McGruther on ginger bug.

542: Salt Block Cooking

Friday, September 26 2014 05:00 AM

Mark Bitterman on salt blocks, Ian Knauer on testing recipes, Joe Yonan on mock meat, Marcie Ferris on women's history.

566: The Whole Farm

Friday, September 19 2014 05:00 AM

Dan Barber on farming, Faith Durand on slow cookers, Von Diaz on Cocina Criolla, the Sterns, Stump the Cook.

541: Buttermilk

Friday, September 12 2014 05:00 AM

Diane St. Clair on buttermilk, Ben Sargent on lobster rolls, Trevor Corson on sushi, The Perennial Plate on Italy.

565: Home Bar

Friday, September 05 2014 05:00 AM

The Solmonsons on home bars, Kate Krader on big flavors, Andrea Nguyen on banh mi, Ryan Farr on sausage, Nikiko Masumoto on farming.

488: Homemade Ice Cream

Friday, August 29 2014 05:00 AM

Jeni Britton Bauer on ice cream, Andrea Nguyen on salad, Katy McLaughlin on fashion, Susan Glasser on politics.

564: Frog Legs

Friday, August 22 2014 05:00 AM

Bill Loomis on frog legs, Paul Lowe on preserving fish, Christine Hanway on kitchen updates, Ari Daniel on kitchen chemistry.

540: Foodelectric

Friday, August 15 2014 05:00 AM

William Sitwell on food history, Wayne Wang on Cecilia Chiang, Vikas Khanna on chutney, Karen Solomon on ketchup.

563: Female Chefs

Friday, August 08 2014 05:00 AM

Amanda Cohen on female chefs, Bonnie Benwick on toum, Sami Scripter and Sheng Yang on Hmong recipes, Bill Tracy on corn.

539: Eating Wild

Friday, August 01 2014 05:00 AM

Jo Robinson on phytonutrients, Charles Phoenix on entertaining, David Karp on grapes, Fritz Haeg on edible estates.

562: Buffalo Milk

Friday, July 25 2014 05:00 AM

Sruthi Pinnamaneni on buffalo milk, Maria Elia on Greek cheese, Jolie Kerr on cleaning, Melissa Daka on wine, The Perennial Plate.

538: Heirloom Yogurt

Friday, July 18 2014 05:00 AM

Sandor Katz on yogurt, Harold McGee on thawing meat, Megan Krigbaum on wine, Katie Parla on Rome, Lucinda Hutson on tequila.

561: Feeding 9 Billion

Friday, July 11 2014 05:00 AM

Dennis Dimick on feeding 9 billion, Roy Choi on Korean food, Andrew Schloss on liqueur, Fred Plotkin on Italy.

537: Bouchon Bakery

Friday, July 04 2014 05:00 AM

Thomas Keller on pastries, Roberto Santibañez on Mexico, The Perennial Plate on honey, the Sterns.

560: Sedaris Family Dinners

Friday, June 27 2014 05:00 AM

David Sedaris on dinner, John Joseph on becoming vegan, Paula Marcoux on flatbread, Steve Jones on beer and cheese.

536: Lucinda's Meatloaf

Friday, June 20 2014 05:00 AM

Lucinda Scala Quinn's Key 3, Robb Walsh on Tex-Mex, Jessica Hagy on being interesting, Lara Ferroni on homemade snacks.

535: Smoke

Friday, June 13 2014 05:00 AM

Tim Byres on grilling, Dr. Weil on non-dairy milk, David Hagedorn on okonomiyaki, Karen Solomon on pickles, Justin Kuzma's new app.

559: Quinoa Quarrel

Friday, June 06 2014 05:00 AM

Lisa Hamilton on quinoa, Diana Henry on summer, Tim Cebula on rules, Edward Humes on Jess Jackson, The Perennial Plate.

534: Family Table

Friday, May 30 2014 05:00 AM

Bruce Feiler on family time, Jesse Griffiths on goat, Sean Brock on West African influences, Rohan Marley on farming coffee.

558: Fried and True

Friday, May 23 2014 05:00 AM

Lee Brian Schrager and Adeena Sussman on fried chicken, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on bay leaves, Ray Isle on the wine bottle.

533: Adobo Road

Friday, May 16 2014 05:00 AM

Marvin Gapultos on adobo, Lior Lev Sercarz on spices, The Perennial Plate in Spain, Laura Catena on malbec, Sidney Fry on sodium.

557: Mindfulness

Friday, May 09 2014 05:00 AM

Dan Harris on meditation, Ronna Welsh on waste, Donna Hay on recipes, Eric Prince on hypoxia, the Sterns.

532: Salt Sugar Fat

Friday, May 02 2014 05:00 AM

Michael Moss on irresistible food, Ted Allen on kitchen inspiration, Ann Taylor Pittman on Korea, Alice Feiring on natural wine.

556: True Chef

Friday, April 25 2014 05:00 AM

April Bloomfield on chef school, Paul Breslin on salt, Ellie Krieger on oil, Frederick Douglass Opie on blues, The Perennial Plate.

478: Shared Meals in Blue Zones

Friday, April 18 2014 05:00 AM

Dan Buettner on happiness, Victoria Tonay on dreams, Dana Bowen on Easter in Sicily, Justin Horner on tamales.

531: Raghavan's Dal

Friday, April 11 2014 05:00 AM

Raghavan Iyer's Key 3, Michael Pollan on liberation, Wendell Pierce on New Orleans, Edward Lee on the South, Bee Wilson on spoons.

555: Ramen Slurp

Friday, April 04 2014 05:00 AM

Ivan Orkin on ramen, James Oseland on stories, Gustavo Arellano on Mexico, David Rosengarten on capers, Julie Hruby on pottery.

530: Saliva the Superhero

Friday, March 28 2014 05:00 AM

Mary Roach on saliva, Mark Bitterman on salt, Russ Parsons on artichokes.

554: Tasting in the Dark

Friday, March 21 2014 05:00 AM

Hoby Wedler on wine tasting, Coi's Daniel Patterson, Sam Brasch on cactus, Bill Waddington on white tea.

529: Beer Profiles

Friday, March 14 2014 05:00 AM

Greg Engert on beer, Mario Batali on editing, Deborah Madison on radishes, Perennial Plate on coconuts, Travis Marcotte on farming.

553: Artisan Bread

Friday, March 07 2014 06:00 AM

Jeff Hertzberg, Mark Furstenberg on bread, Jeremy Bailenson on empathy, Marin Cogan on D.C. lunch, Jason Wang on Xi'an.

528: Meat-Eaters

Friday, February 28 2014 06:00 AM

Briana Pobiner on meat-eating, Harold McGee on rice wine, Sean Brock on buckwheat, Julia Reed on Chicago, Nova Kim on wildcrafting.

552: Chickenization

Friday, February 21 2014 06:00 AM

Christopher Leonard on chicken, Marion Nestle on the farm bill, Macanese cuisine, Joshua Wesson on wine, the Sterns.

527: Dinner with Churchill

Friday, February 14 2014 06:00 AM

Cita Stelzer on Winston Churchill, Dorie Greenspan on beef, Mark Menjivar's fridge photos, Doron Petersan on vegan baking.

551: Toro Bravo

Friday, February 07 2014 06:00 AM

John Gorham on family, Maureen Fant on pasta, David Rosengarten on hot sauce, Sam Chapple-Sokol on diplomacy, The Perennial Plate.