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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining
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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining




Episode 147: Gender & Power in Restaurants

This week, food director Carla Lalli Music, who spent a decade working in restaurants, is joined by New York Times staff reporter Julia Moskin, as well as Genevieve Villamora, co-owner and general manager of the Filipino restaurant Bad Saint in Washington D.C. They discuss the problematic gender, operational, and power dynamics that are deeply embedded in restaurant culture, and ways to change and improve the restaurant industry for the better.

Duration: 00:41:50

Episode 146: The Winter Clean

It's all about organization this week. Julie Carson, the founder and editor of the home site Remodelista, shares tips, hacks, and design ideas for making the most out of your kitchen. Then, senior editor Amiel Stanek goes deep on cleaning your freezer, and tackling your cluttered drawers and cabinets.

Duration: 00:47:37

Episode 145: The Feel Good Food Plan

So, we ate a lot of holiday cookies. But now it's a new year and we're trying to feel good. Enter the Feel Good Food Plan, two weeks of dinner recipes, lunch prep, mindfulness ideas, and more. This week we're talking all about it. After that, we go deep on how to make chicken breasts delicious. Get the recipes from this episode: Feel Good Food Plan Master Poached Chicken Chicken with Crispy Rice 12-Minute Saucy Chicken Breasts with Limes Kids' Chicken Katsu Pietro's Chicken Parmesan

Duration: 00:49:32

Episode 144: The Best (and Worst) of the Year

Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer talk about what they'd like to see more of in 2018 (tinned fish and Detroit-style pizza, please!), as well as what trends they're so over (goodbye to sunchokes and weird desserts).

Duration: 00:28:30

Episode 143: Feasting on Seven Fishes... and Monkey Bread

Carla Lalli Music talks about the Feast of the Seven Fishes—both the rather complicated menu her family has been making every year since she was a kid, and the pared down version we developed here in the BA test kitchen. Then, it's Claire Saffitz on warm, buttery, cinnamon-y, pull-apart monkey bread. Get the recipes from this episode: Feast of the Seven Fishes Monkey Bread

Duration: 00:45:28

Episode 142: Brisket & Latkes

First, we go through a couple of methods for getting that big piece of brisket just right—one from Adam Rapoport's mom, and one from Mamaleh's deli in Cambridge, Mass. Then, Missy Robbins, chef at Lilia in Brooklyn, talks latkes. We've got a couple of methods here, too. Again, one from Adam's mom (are you sensing a theme?), and the other, a slightly less traditional, Italian-leaning recipe from Missy. Get the recipes from this episode: Mamaleh's Brisket Adam and Maxine's Famous...

Duration: 00:45:11

Episode 141: Dorie Greenspan Loves Butter

Claire Saffitz calls up baking legend Dorie Greenspan to chat about butter, the subject of her latest Short Stack cookbook. Then, Marissa Ross gives her recommendations for the wines to drink this holiday season.

Duration: 00:49:31

Episode 140: The Eating Season

We know, we know–Montreal is freezing in the winter. But that also makes it the best time for eating. This week we talk to chef Tyler Kord about corned beef sandwiches, hearty soups, and all the other things that make the Canadian city worth visiting. Then, senior food editor Claire Saffitz gives ideas for edible gifts to make over the holidays.

Duration: 00:54:18

Episode 138: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 1)

Thanksgiving is one week away! You know what that means: We're talking all about the biggest food holiday of the year. First up, Carla Lalli Music walks us through the Big Four: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and stuffing. Then, writer Rembert Browne talks about his essay on Thanksgiving in Atlanta.

Duration: 00:56:31

Episode 137: Getting Cheesy

Tia Keenan is a cheese expert and writer (it's a real job!). This week, site director Carey Polis chats with Tia about how she got into this profession, how you might consider building your next cheese plate, and why night cheese (it's a real thing!) is in a whole different category from the fancy stuff. After that, we break down how to make BA's Best Macaroni and Cheese.

Duration: 00:44:40

Episode 136: Smitten with Deb Perelman

Food director Carla Lalli Music sits down with Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen. Deb was one of the first very successful food bloggers back in 2003. Fourteen years, a family, and two cookbooks later, she's still at it. Her latest book, Smitten Kitchen Every Day, just came out and is all about the kind of food you want to make for your family–practical and still delicious. Deb and Carla talk about her upcoming tour, the art of recipe testing, and how the internet has changed the way people...

Duration: 00:47:58

Episode 135: It's Not Entertaining, It's Having People Over

Alison Roman is a writer, recipe developer, and author of the new cookbook Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes. Alison knows that you don't need to spend days planning, shopping for, and stressing over a dinner party. She talks through her philosophy of a more laid-back affair, as well as those highly cookable recipes in her book. *This podcast was recorded at the Sonos Store NYC in Manhattan.*

Duration: 00:48:22

Episode 134: A Simple Roast Chicken

We hold this truth to be self evident: No one is ever disappointed by a simple, beautiful, classic roast chicken. And this week we're telling you exactly how to do it. After that, Carla Lalli Music and Claire Saffitz chat with one of our listeners about cooking in college.

Duration: 00:51:52

Episode 133: The Enigmatic Pete Wells

Pete Wells has been the restaurant critic of the New York Times for six years. He doesn't make TV appearances and very rarely goes to events, all in the name of keeping a low profile. We talk to him about what it's like to be constantly going out to restaurants, and what it means to be a critic in 2017.

Duration: 00:48:58

Episode 132: Stick to Food

These days it's hard not to be political–even when what you do for a living is write about food. We talk to Julia Turshen, cook and cookbook author, about why it's important to weigh in and speak out. It's something we talk about here at BA a lot, and it's something she did in her latest release called Feed the Resistance, a compilation of recipes and ideas from folks around the country whose stories and traditions so often go unheard. After that, test kitchen manager Brad Leone lets us on...

Duration: 00:54:38

Episode 131: Bake Bread at Home

Baking bread at home can seem intimidating. And time-consuming. And basically just not worth it. But it is! This week we're going deep on how to make the perfect sourdough loaf.

Duration: 00:49:12

Episode 130: Acid Trip

We reach for vinegar every day, but have you ever really thought about it where it comes from? It can be made of anything from wine to rice to apple cider--even honey. Andy Baraghani talks to Michael Harlan Turkell about his new cookbook, Acid Trip, which explores the world of vinegar and teaches you how to make it at home. After that, Carla Lalli Music tells you the 20 most important lessons she's learned cooking in professional kitchens.

Duration: 00:57:59

Episode 129: Two of the Hot 10

Andrew Knowlton chats with the chefs behind two of our Hot 10 restaurants. First, Vansana Nolintha and Patrick Woodson from Brewery Bhavana in Raleigh, North Carolina--a dim sum restaurant, brewery, flower shop, and bookstore all in one. Then, Mason Hereford and Colleen Quarls from Turkey and the Wolf, also known as the craziest, tastiest, most out-there sandwich shop in the country.

Duration: 00:51:29

Episode 128: Beans and Greens

Carla Music and Amiel Stanek tell you how to sidestep mushy and flavorless beans to make them truly delicious (seriously, they are obsessed with beans). After that, Carla chats with one of our listeners about how to get her picky kids to try (and learn to love!) vegetables, without having to hide them in other foods.

Duration: 00:54:17

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