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Ellie Krieger Interviewed me on Her Podcast

We had a lovely chat about my career and all things culinary and I realized that she and I really have a lot in common. Check it out! https://www.elliekrieger.com/podcast/ep-65-sara-moulton/  

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Season 12 Starts Airing Today! Essential Pastas of Rome

  The first episode of Season 12 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” starts airing today around the country! The first episode is “The Essential Pastas of Rome.” I go on a food tour of Rome with and American expat and then make three delicious weeknight perfect pastas, and later a tasty…

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Milk Street Radio: Holy Foods: Food Myths and Marvels

Christina Ward, author of “Holy Food,” reveals why Pythagoras and his followers never ate beans, the religious movement that helped invent fake meat and Little Debbie, and why food and faith are so closely linked. Plus, Clarissa Wei transports us to Taiwanese kitchens and the Raohe Night Market; Grant Barrett…

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Fresh Chickpeas are So Tasty!!

Just visited the Bellwood Drive-In Flea on Jefferson Davis Hwy, near Richmond Virginia which is more of a clothing and produce market than a flea market, but oh what amazing produce at amazing prices did we find – including these fresh chickpeas in the pod. You can eat them raw…

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Season 12 of Sara’s Weeknight Meals Starts Airing on October 4!

One of the highlights of the season is my trip to Italy. Here you see me with a very jolly local tv star and tour guide, Amadeo Colella, who gave me a tour of three top pizza places in the home of pizza – Naples. You should definitely check out…

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Milk Street Radio: The Dog-Eat-Dog World of Ballpark Vendors

Nick Fountain from NPR’s “Planet Money” shares the skills and strategy it takes to sell food at the ballpark. Plus, chef Angela Dimayuga gives us a crash course in Filipino flavors and techniques; we learn about the language of eating outdoors with Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette; and we make…

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Milk Street Radio: Investigating the Truth about National Dishes

Did you know that pad Thai was invented less than a hundred years ago? And that pizza became popular across Italy only after it was embraced in the United States? This week, we’re joined by author Anya von Bremzen to discuss the unlikely origins of some of the world’s most famous national…

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Milk Street Radio: Chinese Cooking Demystified

Stephanie Li and Chris Thomas travel around China in search of the best recipes and techniques for their YouTube channel Chinese Cooking Demystified. Today we learn the secrets to perfect fried rice, how to cook with chopsticks and why the best KFCs are in China. Plus, Abigail Koffler helps us…

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Milk Street Radio: Inside the Great British Bake Off

We chat with Great British Bake Off judge and author of “BAKE” Paul Hollywood about the best and worst parts of his job, his secret to perfect scones and what a bin lid is—and why it’s so delicious. Plus, journalist Alex Beggs tells us about cookbooks for pets; J. Kenji…

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Milk Street Radio: How to Be a Supertaster

Is it possible to become better at tasting—to enjoy dinner, wine and your favorite bourbon even more? This week, Mandy Naglich, author of “How to Taste,” shares secrets from competitive tasters and food scientists. Plus, Meathead tells us his favorite tips, tools and techniques for grilling this summer; Adam Gopnik…

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Milk Street Radio: Ancient Recipes with Sohla El-Waylly

We are traveling back in time with chef Sohla El-Waylly, host of “Ancient Recipes with Sohla.” We learn how to make Roman cheesecake, fish head aspic and Mary Todd Lincoln’s white almond cake. Plus, Maggie Hennessy breaks down the hottest trends in restaurant names, from animals to ampersands; Lynn Clark…

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Milk Street Radio: Ranch Cooking 101

  Cowboys work hard—which means they need to be fed well. This week, hear how ranch cook Kent Rollins feeds cowboys out of his chuck wagon, serving up his famous coffee, steaks and “burger dogs.” Plus, Tove Danovich introduces us to Mike the Headless Chicken, as well as her brood…

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Milk Street Radio: Sam Fore, the chef behind the pop-up Tuk Tuk Sri Lankan Bites.

Photo by Dennis +Cahlo Sam tells us about the similarities between Sri Lankan and Southern cuisine. Plus, Analiese Gregory teaches us how to hunt and forage in the wilds of Tasmania, Dan Pashman tells us about his mission to create a new pasta shape, and we learn how to make…

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Maya Kaimal is one of my guests on season 12 of Sara’s Weeknight Meals

She is one of my favorite Indian cookbook authors and we are going to be cooking from her new book, “Indian Flavor Every Day.” Season 12 starts airing in October. Stay tuned for further updates!

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Milk Street Radio: We chat with TikTok star and expert forager Alexis Nikole Nelson

This week, we chat with TikTok star and expert forager Alexis Nikole Nelson about the most delicious weeds in your backyard, the joys of mushroom jerky and her cross-country journey to make seaweed panna cotta. Plus, Kevin Fortey takes us inside the competitive world of giant vegetable growing, J. Kenji…

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Extra Moist Loaded Banana Bread from My Friends at Clove and Cumin

Here is another post and recipe from my friends Tareq and Lima, home cooks extraordinaire. I was lucky to sample this very tasty, very moist banana bread which was made with oil, not butter. https://cloveandcumin.com/banana-bread-without-butter/

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Milk Street Radio: Adam Savage of “MythBusters” Fame Joins Us.

Adam Savage of “MythBusters” fame joins us to break down his favorite food experiments, including the time he dropped an Olympic swimmer into a giant vat of syrup. Plus, reporter Rebecca Rosman investigates America Week at a popular French grocery store; J. Kenji López-Alt cracks the code on Chicago thin-crust…

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Milk Street Radio: Baker Stacey Fong shares highlights from her 50 States/50 Pies project

On this Fourth of July, baker Stacey Fong shares highlights from her 50 States/50 Pies project, which includes odes to Nevada’s all-you-can-eat buffets, West Virginia’s pizza rolls and Tennessee icon Dolly Parton. Plus, live-fire cooking expert Genevieve Taylor reveals show-stopping tips for your backyard barbecues; Dan Pashman debates the finer…

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“Current” has posted an article about the team behind “Sara’s Weeknight Meals”

But I also want to mention a very important member of the team who makes a lot of the behind the scenes magic happen and that is my good buddy (and excellent film maker in her own right), Adrienne Hammel. https://current.org/2023/06/friendships-forged-on-tv-cooking-sets-keep-saras-weeknight-meals-on-the-air/

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Milk Street Radio: Dining Disasters and Crazy Chefs

This week, we share stories from the world of fine dining. Maître d’ Michael Cecchi-Azzolina has encounters with mobsters, fainting celebrities and unruly guests at New York’s top restaurants and reveals the secrets to great service. Writer Geraldine DeRuiter sits down for the world’s strangest Michelin-starred meal: She eats rancid…

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Milk Street Radio: Tomato Sauce Cooked One Thousand Times

Literary scholar Rebecca May Johnson earned her PhD studying Homer’s Odyssey, but now she’s analyzing a new kind of text: Marcella Hazan’s tomato sauce recipe. Johnson reveals how studying a recipe isn’t all that different from studying Ancient Greek, and what you can learn from cooking the same recipe a…

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Milk Street Radio Podcast This Week

Jefferson ate capon, Eisenhower craved squirrel soup and Grant had a habit of throwing bread across the table. This week, we go into the White House with Alex Prud’homme to hear culinary stories from presidential history, like how Julia Child charmed her way into a state dinner and why Eleanor…

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Where can you find “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” ?

Click on this link, scroll down and you will find another link which will give instructions about when and where the shows are airing and how to tune in. https://saramoulton.com/shows/

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Pizza in Naples!!

I have been in Italy for the past two weeks filming season 12 of Sara’s Weeknight Meals. We shot in Rome, Naples and Parma. Pasta, pizza, pasta, pizza, cheese, prosciutto, excellent espresso and cappuccino. It does not get much better than that!!!  The new season will air starting in October.…

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