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Milk Street Radio: Desperately Seeking the Perfect Peach

Alice Waters thinks David Mas Masumoto’s peaches could change the world. Today, Masumoto shares his search for the perfect peach and the shocking family secret that changed the history of his farm. Plus, we chat with Nichole Accettola about Scandinavian baking, from cinnamon knots to rye bread, and we learn…

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“Kings from Queens: The Run-DMC Story” starts airing on Peacock on Feb 1

photo by Janette Beckman Here I am with The Husband at the premiere in NYC of the new 3-part documentary series on Peacock, “Kings from Queens:  The Run-DMC Story.”  (Bill was the crew’s publicist between 1984 and 1992.)  I highly recommend it.  It’s a great story, well told by Run…

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Milk Street Radio: Matty Matheson – Making “The Bear”

This week, we get inside the mind of Matty Matheson, actor and producer on the hit TV comedy “The Bear.” Matheson reveals his thoughts on internet stardom, what it takes to open five restaurants in two years and why “The Bear” stands alone in the food TV genre. Plus, we…

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My Favorite New Children’s Book!

“Leola Bakes in Paris,” combines two of my favorite things – biscuits and Paris! You must check it out for the aspiring young cooks in your family. You can find it on Amazon or order it directly from the author, Stephanie Dunlap. http://leolabakes.com

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Milk Street Radio: Supermarket Confidential

This week, it’s our episode all about grocery stores. Writer Benjamin Lorr shares stories from Trader Joe’s and the rise of the superstore. Plus, Andrea Hernández, founder of Snaxshot, reveals her food predictions for 2024 and author Jeff Swystun explains how TV dinners changed the world. https://www.177milkstreet.com/radio/supermarket-confidential-inside-trader-joes-tv-dinners-and-2024-food-predictions

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Milk Street Radio: Dwight Garner’s Obsession with Word and the Table

We’re joined by New York Times book critic and author Dwight Garner. He presents food quips from his favorite writers, as well as John Updike’s lunch routine and Hunter S. Thompson’s party tricks. Plus, anthropologist Manvir Singh helps us digest the world of “meat-fluencers” and their all-meat diets; A Way…

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Milk Street Radio: Jacques Pepin – The Art of the Chicken

This week, we’re celebrating French cuisine. Jacques Pépin offers a masterclass in deboning chicken and recalls his early days tending the coal stove at the Plaza Athénée. Plus, Aleksandra Crapanzano provides tips for effortlessly Parisian cakes; Alex Aïnouz puts a very French spin on the classic American burger; and we…

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Milk Street Radio: Best Cookbooks 2023

This week, Pierre Thiam will change the way you cook with his secrets for mafé (peanut sauce), Senegalese barbecue and his favorite ingredient, fonio. Plus, journalist Jen Doll helps explain a puzzling new trend of dinner party hosts charging their friends; Adam Gopnik and Christopher Kimball reveal their favorite food…

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Episode 1210 Starts Airing Today!

The best ever (and quickest) jambalaya, plus fried catfish and rice puppies. https://saramoulton.com/show/saras-weeknight-meals-season-12/episode-1210-southern-secrets/

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Milk Street Radio: The Baker Who Made Julia Cry

Nancy Silverton is here to make you a better baker. She tells the story about the time she made Julia Child cry on TV and the very best way to make cornbread, angel food cake and more classic desserts. Plus, Joan De Jesus explains the wine world’s biggest trend right…

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Episode 2009 Starts Airing Today!

It features two Spanish recipes, a quick Sauteed Fish with Gazpacho Vinaigrette perfect for a weeknight and a show stopping Paella, made by a pro who competes in Paella competitions in Valencia, a.k.a. paella central. https://saramoulton.com/show/saras-weeknight-meals-season-12/episode-1209-sketches-of-spain/

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Episode 1208: Fish Whisperers is Airing!

  Two really tasty weeknight fish dishes from Anna Gass and Norman Van Aken. You must check it out!

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I Was a Guest on GMA3 This Week

Me with from left to right: Demarco Morgan, Stephanie Ramos and Dr Darien Sutton I showed the hosts three make-aheads for the big meal on Thursday. And what nice hosts. (They actually like to eat!) You can watch the episode here: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/gma3/video/thanksgiving-made-easy-105038430    

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Episode 1207 Just Started Airing!

It is all about cooking for the holidays, both for the carnivores and the vegetarians plus a cheating eggnog and fun story about Pasta Grannies in Italy. You should check it out. https://saramoulton.com/show/saras-weeknight-meals-season-12/episode-1207-festive-feasts/  

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Milk Street Radio: Madhur Jaffrey – Sucking Mangoes and Chewing Bones

  Madhur Jaffrey joins us and shares memories from mountain picnics in the Himalayas, her favorite way to enjoy a mango and stories from her career as a film and food star. Plus, we make Turkish-Style Flaky Flatbreads and journalist David Johns tries to find out—could ice cream actually be…

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Had Lunch with Two of My Favorite People!

  Namely: Jacques Pepin and his son in law, Rollie Wesen. They were in town for a James Beard Foundation dinner to honor Jacques – both for simply being Jacques, and also for all the great work he, Rollie, and his daughter Claudine have done through the Jacques Pepin Foundation.…

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Milk Street Radio: Mofongo, Pinchos, and Cambell’s Soup – The True Story of Puerto Rican Food and The Diaspora

Illyanna Maisonet takes us on a culinary journey through Puerto Rico and its diaspora. She reveals the secrets to her guava barbecue sauce, the only flan she’ll ever eat and the best way to cook rice. Plus, Kim Severson tells us about the rise of salvage food stores, we make…

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Episode 1205 Starts Airing Today!

And it’s all about my favorite ingredient – cheese. In this case the very excellent Le Gruyere AOP from Switzerland. https://saramoulton.com/show/saras-weeknight-meals-season-12/episode-1205-cheese-please/

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Milk Street Radio: The Poison Garden – Is Alnwick Castle Trying to Kill You?

We venture inside the Alnwick Poison Garden to find the world’s most dangerous plants––including some common fruits and vegetables with a sinister side. https://www.177milkstreet.com/radio/the-poison-garden-is-alnwick-castle-trying-to-kill-you

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What Was My Favorite Pizza in Naples?

We spent time in May in Naples shooting three different iconic pizzerias for “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” and I loved them all, but my favorite?? Well, the deep fried version of course. It consisted of two rounds of dough sandwiched with guanciale, pancetta, provolone, fresh ricotta and a touch of marina,…

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Milk Street Radio: The Secret of Cooking Fish with Eric Ripert

This week, we get a seafood masterclass from one of the world’s greatest chefs, Eric Ripert. He also explains why sauce is the hardest technique to master and reflects on the moment he decided to change the way he ran Le Bernardin. Plus, Milk Street’s science editor, Guy Crosby, joins…

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Listen to my Interview with The Food Enthusiast.

Dara Bunjon, an old buddy, asked me questions about Season 12 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” and we talked about many other culinary topics. My favorite question? “What advice would you give your 18 year old self?” Here is the link to the Facebook video https://www.facebook.com/JMORELiving/videos/286881027500424 The Jmore Website has the…

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Episode 1203 Starts Airing Today!

Pizza, pizza, pizza, with a little bit of pasta thrown in – today’s episode takes place in two delightful places in Italy: Naples and Sorrento. I hope you will check it out: Episode 1203: Pizza and Lemons, Naples to Sorrento

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Episode 1202 – Vegetariano Italiano Starts Airing Today!

  I learn out to make a a very different “pizza” – celery root crust topped with Mozzarella and several unusual garnishes, with a 1 star Michelin Chef, then I make a spaghetti squash pasta dish with a creamy sauce, and finally we learn all about some special Roman shops…

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