Mary Karr

Mary Karr on The Art of Memoir

The Splendid Table asked our very own David to interview Mary Karr, famous memoir writer, about the notion of sacred carnality.

The Splendid Table: Cara Nicoletti

Cara Nicoletti: Books and Food

David interviews Cara Nicoletti, the blogger and author who melds food and fiction by sharing recipes inspired by her fave books.

Challah Bread Recipe

Challah Bread

Rich, slightly sweet, and chewy in a good way, this stunner of a loaf is New York’s answer to France’s brioche.

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Marion Roach Smith

Podcast Ep. 13: Memoir Writing

Memoirist and writing teacher Marion Roach Smith explains to writers and readers what makes a powerful memoir.

the Splendid Table Shauna Sever

Shauna Sever: Natural Sugars

David interviews Shauna Sever, aka the Next Door Baker and author of Real Sweet, who discusses alternatives to refined sugar.

Tara Whitsitt

Tara Whitsitt: Fermentation on Wheels

In 2003, Tara Whitsitt converted a school bus into a fermentation lab called Fermentation on Wheels and teaching across the country.

Miracle on 34th St.

Podcast Ep. 12: Christmas Celebrations

Merry stories from Joy the Baker, Dorie Greenspan, and others about Christmas cookies, roast goose, and happy hostesses.

Roasted and Braised Turkey

Podcast Ep. 10: Thanksgiving Dinner

Fear not, folks. Here are all the ingredients—menus, strategies, wines, etiquette, and entertainment–for your best Thanksgiving yet.

Pie Crimping

How to Crimp A Pie Crust

David reveals his pie-crimping obsession and admits he’s been outcrimped by baker Libbie Summers and her 20 cool and classy pie crust tactics.

Autumn Leaf

Podcast Ep. 8: Autumn Cooking

We talk apples with Amy Traverso, desserts with the owners of London’s Outsider Tart, and arancini with Michael Procopio.

Michael Ruhlman

Podcast Ep. 7: Michael Ruhlman Gets Schmaltzy

In this podcast, Michael Ruhlman talks to David and Renee about his newest cookbook, The Book of Schmaltz.


Podcast Ep. 6: Kitchen Envy

David and Renee sort through kitchen envy of all sorts with the help of guests Rachel Khoo, etiquette guru John Bridges, and Faith Durand.

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