The Leonard Lopate Show

Unraveling the Mysteries of Spaghetti

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

No matter how you twirl it, eating spaghetti is a sloppy endeavor, and Dan Pashman tests and demonstrates six splatter-free techniques for perfect bites of pasta.

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New Tech City

Listeners: So Many Ways to Cook an Avocado

Monday, April 20, 2015

Last week, IBM's Watson computing system instructed Manoush and the Sporkful's Dan Pashman to cook an avocado. It was delicious. We wanted more.Thank goodness for our listeners. 
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New Tech City

Here's What Watson Actually Does

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

IBM's Watson won Jeopardy. Now, it wants to win your trust in the kitchen — and beyond. This week, we test out the premise of cognitive computing. And cook an avocado.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Purloined Lunch

Thursday, March 19, 2015

 The Sporkful's Dan Pashman parodies "Serial" with an office fridge/stolen lunch investigation, and tries to come up with guidelines for when sharing crosses the line.

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The Sporkful

Skip the Fruitcake - Give a Food Experience

Monday, December 08, 2014

The Sporkful's Dan Pashman helps you play Santa for that special 'Eater' in your life.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Should You Feast Responsibly on Thanksgiving, Or Just Dig In?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Dan Pashman tackles the tough Thanksgiving Questions. How do you feast responsibly if you are dieting? And what do you do with all those leftovers?

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The Takeaway

The Sporkful's Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving

Monday, November 24, 2014

Are you a missionary or a martyr? Dan Pashman, host of The Sporkful podcast, shares his favorite tips for hosting Thanksgiving.


The Leonard Lopate Show

Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A heated debate over the definition of a sandwich — and what makes for the best kind — featuring Sporkful host and "strict sandwich constructionist" Dan Pashman.

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60-Second Stir Fry: Dan Pashman

Friday, January 18, 2013


The Sporkful host Dan Pashman takes a turn in the 60-Second Stir-Fry hot seat. He answers questions on everything from granola to social media.


Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: The Health History of Granola

Friday, January 18, 2013

The Sporkful host Dan Pashman talks about the origins of granola and offers his advice on making your own. Try Slate editor L.V. Anderson's recipe for maple granola. 

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: What Is Stuffed Inside of What Is Stuffed Inside of What Edition

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the new James Bond film "Skyfall" and a list of the ten best American essays since 1950, plus Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast and blog joins them to discuss his new Thanksgiving cr


Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Great Granola Showdown Edition

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

In this week's Culture Gabfest, Slate’s June Thomas joins the discussion to parse the massive success of the Anglophile hit Downtown Abbey. Next, Gabfesters debate whether Moneyball hits a home run or strikes out. Finally, the wait is over: it’s the C


Last Chance Foods

Oatmeal Gets Its Moment in the Spotlight

Friday, March 04, 2011

Oatmeal would seem to be an unlikely topic of passionate debate, but these days, everyone has an opinion about the humble breakfast porridge. Let us know what you think about oatmeal here. Plus, try out two unconventional, savory preparations for oatmeal.

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