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Last updated: Sunday, October 04 2015 11:30 AM

567: Tasting the Dirt

Friday, October 02 2015 06:00 AM

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

591: Cryo-Blanching

Friday, September 25 2015 06:00 AM

J. Kenji López-Alt's techniques, Mary Karr on memory, Sammy Hagar on cooking, James Nienhuis on art.

566: The Whole Farm

Friday, September 18 2015 06:00 AM

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

590: Heirlooms and Hybrids

Friday, September 11 2015 06:00 AM

Craig LeHoullier on tomatoes, Nicole Bermensolo on dessert, Cara Nicoletti on books, Gabrielle Blair on kitchens.

565: Home Bar

Friday, September 04 2015 06:00 AM

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

589: Teranga

Friday, August 28 2015 06:00 AM

Pierre Thiam on Senegal, Daniel Patterson on hands, Melanie Dunea on chefs, Elissa Altman on her mom.

564: Frog Legs

Friday, August 21 2015 06:00 AM

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

588: $4 a Day

Friday, August 14 2015 06:00 AM

Leanne Brown on SNAP, Wendy Suzuki on smell, Josh Kun on LA, Cathy Erway on Taiwan, the Sterns.

563: Female Chefs

Friday, August 07 2015 06:00 AM

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

587: Sweet Talk

Friday, July 31 2015 06:00 AM

Darra Goldstein on sugar, Douglas Quint on ice cream, Jenn Louis on dumplings, Keith Wilson on wine vessels.

562: Buffalo Milk

Friday, July 24 2015 06:00 AM

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

586: GMOkay

Friday, July 17 2015 06:00 AM

Mark Lynas on GMOs, Adam Gollner on Abruzzo, Amy Bentley on baby food, Barbara Mazur on Fania Lewando.

561: Feeding 9 Billion

Friday, July 10 2015 06:00 AM

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

585: Twenty

Friday, July 03 2015 06:00 AM

Julia Child on potato salad, Mario Batali on vegetables, Sally Schneider on cherries, Bill Waddington, Joshua Wesson, Claudia Roden.

560: Sedaris Family Dinners

Friday, June 26 2015 06:00 AM

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

584: Field Goals

Friday, June 19 2015 06:00 AM

The We Over Me Farm, Robert Sietsema on NYC, Gordon Heady on sake, Paul Greenberg on fish, Vatos Urban Tacos.

511: Charred and Scruffed

Friday, June 12 2015 06:00 AM

Adam Perry Lang on grilling, Harold McGee on thawing food, Peter Jon Lindberg on Hawaii, Tostilocos.

583: Bananas

Friday, June 05 2015 06:00 AM

Nicole Vitello on bananas, Rick Bayless on vegetables, Dan Buettner on longevity, Nongkran Daks, Heidi Appel.

559: Quinoa Quarrel

Friday, May 29 2015 06:00 AM

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

582: On the Lambic

Friday, May 22 2015 06:00 AM

Greg Engert on lambic, Brian Wansink on overeating, Maryann Tebben on sauces, Richard Wrangham on cooking.

558: Fried and True

Friday, May 15 2015 06:00 AM

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

581: Factory Farm

Friday, May 08 2015 06:00 AM

Barry Estabrook on pork, Jackson Pollock's recipes, Jen Stevenson on picnics, Shauna Sever on sugar.

557: Mindfulness

Friday, May 01 2015 06:00 AM

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

580: Chefs' Obsessions

Friday, April 24 2015 06:00 AM

David Gelb on chefs, Diana Henry on chicken, Elizabeth Millard on kitchen gardening, Tara Whitsitt.

556: True Chef

Friday, April 17 2015 06:00 AM

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

579: Saffron

Friday, April 10 2015 06:00 AM

Maureen Abood on Lebanese cuisine, Jeremy Nolen on German food, Rumi Spice's Kimberly Jung, the Sterns.

555: Ramen Slurp

Friday, April 03 2015 06:00 AM

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

578: Almond Ploy

Friday, March 27 2015 06:00 AM

Tom Philpott on almonds, Sarah Copeland on vegetarian cooking, The Sioux Chef, the Sterns.

554: Tasting in the Dark

Friday, March 20 2015 06:00 AM

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

577: Spring Pickling

Friday, March 13 2015 06:00 AM

Cathy Barrow on pickles, Eric Ripert on traveling, Liz Carlisle on lentils, Jennifer Ho on identity, Joshua Bell.

503: Shucked

Friday, March 06 2015 06:00 AM

Erin Byers Murray on oysters, Stump the Cook with Padma Lakshmi, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on wine.

576: Chicken of Tomorrow

Friday, February 27 2015 06:00 AM

Andrew Lawler on chicken, Edd Kimber on scones, David Lett on pinot noir, an olive oil taste test.

552: Chickenization

Friday, February 20 2015 06:00 AM

Christopher Leonard on chicken, Macanese cuisine, Joshua Wesson on wine, the Sterns.

575: Ambergris

Friday, February 13 2015 06:00 AM

Mandy Aftel on fragrances, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on cast iron, Lisa Gross on The League of Kitchens, the Sterns.

551: Toro Bravo

Friday, February 06 2015 06:00 AM

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

574: Bulletproof Recipes

Friday, January 30 2015 06:00 AM

Kat Kinsman on ethics, David Rosengarten on knives, Michael Ruhlman on roasting, Louise Hay, Heather Dane, Azalina Eusope.

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 06:00 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 06:00 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 06:00 AM

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