Steve Ettlinger


Steve Ettlinger is the author of Twinkie, Deconstructed and several other books.

Steve Ettlinger appears in the following:

The Secret Ingredient is Xanthan Gum, or Maybe Acesulfame Potassium

Friday, February 12, 2016

On today's Please Explain, we take a close look at the common additives in processed foods, from ketchup to Coffee-Mate. 

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60-Second Stir-Fry: Steve Ettlinger

Friday, November 30, 2012

Steve Ettlinger admits that he’s not a huge fan of junk food, but Amy Eddings put him to the test by pressing him on what junk food he would eat if he had to indulge. Instead of naming off a branded product, Ettlinger went with the more general answer of “glazed donut.” Maybe that’s more of a mid-afternoon treat for the author, though, because he said he prefers a savory start to the day.


Last Chance Foods: Twinkie Confessional

Friday, November 30, 2012

Steve Ettlinger, author of Twinkie, Deconstructed, talks about what goes into a Twinkie and how to make your own.


Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Twinkies (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Author Steve Ettlinger tracked down the origins of every one of the dozens of ingredients that go into a Twinkie for his book Twinkie, Deconstructed.

Twinkie, Deconstructed is available for purchase at

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