'Sally Swift' on Serious Eats

Meet & Eat: Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift of 'The Splendid Table'

To round out a wonderful week of recipes from The Splendid Table's How to Eat Weekends we sat down with two ladies who love to eat, Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift, the host and producer of our favorite public radio show to talk eating, cooking, entertaining, favorite cookbooks, and how our attitudes towards food have evolved since the show's premier back in 1994. So without further ado, take it away, Lynne and Sally! More

Cook the Book: Slow-Roasted Pork with Glazed Orange Slices

This Slow-Roasted Pork with Glazed Orange Slices is ideal for those weekends when errands need running but a warmly fall flavored meal is still in the cards. The preparation begins three days prior to cooking with a sweet spice rub of cloves, allspice, cinnamon, and coriander massaged into the pork with red wine, garlic, and orange juice. Resting in the fridge for 72 hours allows the sweet spices to work their way into this hulking shoulder. More

Cook the Book: Mahogany-Glazed Chicken Wings

Cooking my way through How to Cook Weekends, it's becoming more and more clear that Lynne and her producer Sally Swift not only put out a great radio show but excel in recipe writing. The steps for making these sticky-salty-sweet-and-sour wings are laid out in a manner that's both comprehensive and informative, the sort of recipe that leaves cooks with no lingering questions and a plate of truly spectacular wings. More

Cook the Book: Pineapple, Greens, and Tofu with Roasted Chile-Coconut Dressing

This Pineapple, Greens, & Tofu with Roasted Chile-Coconut Dressing is inspired by Su-Mei Yu's fascinating The Elements of Life, a Thai cookbook that incorporates the tradition of eating for one's home element—earth, water, wind, or fire. It's a gloriously fresh salad that incorporates the hot, sour, salty, and sweet that make Thai flavors so satisfying. More

Cook the Book: 'The Splendid Table's How to Eat Weekends'

There are countless reasons to look forward to the weekend, but for us one of the highlights is tuning into Saturday's broadcast of The Splendid Table. Hosted by the lovely Lynne Rossetto Kasper, this weekly magazine radio show has been bringing together an incredible array of food world luminaries, cookbook authors, and wine experts since 1994. (You can even hear our own Ed dishing about frozen pizza and the culinary wonderland that is Queens.) Needless to say we're big Splendid Table fans and we've been looking forward to their cookbook, The Splendid Table's How to Eat Weekends for quite a while. Enter to win a copy here. More

Cook the Book: The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper

American Public Media's syndicated radio program The Splendid Table is like This American Life for foodies. Each week, award-winning host Lynne Rossetto Casper and producer Sally Swift lead their audience on an enlightening culinary journey from farm to store, kitchen to table. More than just a cooking show, The Splendid Table explores the relationship between food, culture, and politics, and introduces listeners to the people who are shaping our collective, contemporary appetites. In their new cookbook, The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper, Lynne and Sally offer up a collection of recipes for easy weeknight cooking that goes far beyond the standard repertoire of spaghetti marinara and tuna casserole. While the dishes are simple and homey (think sautéed chicken breasts... More

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