The Splendid Table

Saturdays, 2pm - 3pm
Lynne Rossetto Kasper

The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Every Saturday afternoon at 2:01pm you can also hear Food Cast, a weekly module about all things edible in Columbus created by Bethia Woolf, Andy Dehus, Johnny DiLoretto, Jim Ellison and Mike Beaumont. Visit Food Cast online at wcbefoodcast.org.

 

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:00 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Weeknight Kitchen: Eccentric Caesar Salad and Quick Garlic Croutons

We are always looking for a new take on the Caesar salad, and this week's recipe from Myra and Marea Goodman's Straight from the Earth: Irresistible Vegan Recipes for Everyone is a nice change of pace. 

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:00 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Weeknight Kitchen: Spanish Garlic Soup

With winter hanging on by its nails for much of the country, a steaming bowl of soup is still welcome at the end of these early spring days. 

This recipe, from Terry Golson's The Farmstead Egg Guide & Cookbook, is a soup finished in the oven like a classic French onion. However, rather than topping with cheese, a single egg is poached in the garlicky broth.

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:00 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Weeknight Kitchen: Crispy Chicken Milanesa

For all of you feeding kids on weeknights, this is a recipe you're going to want in your hip pocket. Crispy Chicken Milanesa is from our friend Pati Jinich, mother of three ravenous boys and author of Pati's Mexican Table.

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Weeknight Kitchen: Winter Squash Soup with Red Chile and Mint

This week's recipe for Winter Squash Soup with Red Chile and Mint is from masterful cook and our dear friend Deborah Madison. This is a core recipe, which can go in any direction -- smooth as silk when it's pureed, or rustic and earthy and finished with a drizzle of cream. 

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:00 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Weeknight Kitchen: Uruguayan Spicy Baked Cheese

As chef Donald Link writes about this week's recipe, "Never underestimate the power of hot cheese." Pair his recipe for Uruguayan Spicy Baked Cheese with a big green salad or steamed new potatoes and you have a delicious and thoroughly simple mid-week meal.

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:00 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Weeknight Kitchen: Spaghetti Squash with Bacon, Pine Nuts, and Balsamic Vinegar

This week, we have a fresh take on weeknight pasta from Susanna Hoffman and Victoria Wise's book, BOLD: A Cookbook of Big Flavors. Instead of spaghetti, tangles of spaghetti squash are tossed with nubs of crispy bacon and crunchy pine nuts, then drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette. It's more of a warm salad than a bowl of pasta, but it's delicious paired with a tender green salad on the side. Eat both and double your vegetable quota in one sitting.

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:00 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Weeknight Kitchen: French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

This is my number-one, go-to salad, and I make it frequently because it's fast, easy, and keeps well for days. 

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:30 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Almond Shortbread

This week's cookie recipe for Almond Shortbread is from Valerie Gordon's Sweet. Valerie coyly calls this recipe "a well-made cardigan," and indeed, we think it's a classic to have in your wardrobe. 

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:12 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Potato and Onion Egg Tortilla

This week, look to Spain for a quick and savory meal: the Potato and Onion Egg Tortilla (essentially, a baked omelet). 

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Food
12:13 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Appetites: The essential do's and don'ts of holiday entertaining

Hosting a holiday party can feel daunting, so Lynne Rossetto Kasper has some advice to calm your nerves and make your soiree a success.

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:13 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Crispy Cabbage with Poppy Seeds

Not another one of those same-old, same-old sauteed cabbage recipes. Here, Amy Thielen brings real verve and snappy, unexpected flavors to this trouper of a vegetable.

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Thanksgiving 2013 Programming Special
10:02 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Turkey Confidential 2013 Live

(left to right) Mario Batali, Pati Jinich, Ted Allen, Alexandra Guarnaschelli and Michael Pollan.

WCBE continues its Thanksgiving tradition with Turkey Confidential starting Thursday morning at 11am on 90.5FM! 

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Weeknight Kitchen
11:48 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Herbed Meat Kebabs

This week's recipe for Herbed Meat Kebabs from Einat Admony's new book Balaboosta is a good reminder of the Middle East's tradition of spicing up ground meat. 

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Weeknight Kitchen
11:43 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Cream of Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese, Fougasse

Leaves are falling, temperatures are dipping, and it's the right time to get a bubbling pot of soup going on the stove. 

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Weeknight Kitchen
11:30 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Tomato, Feta and Red Pepper Cazuela

Warm up some flatbread, toss up a simple green salad and tuck into this Tomato, Feta and Red Pepper Cazuela tonight.

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:31 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Kukuye Sabsi

Kukuye sabsi is a Persian-style omelette, similar to a frittata, and is often served on New Year's Day in Iran. The secret of the texture is to chop the parsley coarsely, not finely.

6 eggs
1 bunch flat-leaf parsley leaves coarsely chopped, stems discarded
3 spring onions, finely chopped
3/4 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
Radishes, mint and/or spring onions, to garnish
Yoghurt to serve

Lightly wisk the eggs together. Add the parsley, spring onions and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and combine.

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Weeknight Kitchen
12:28 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Black Bean Soup with Avocado, Orange and Cucumber

We're always on the lookout for good black bean recipes, and this week's recipe for Black Bean Soup with Avocado, Orange and Cucumber is a winner. This soup comes together in a hot minute, and the finish of a salsa made from avocado, cucumber and chopped orange is a reminder of what fresh, raw ingredients can bring to a dish.

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Food
1:43 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Cold Spicy Ramen Noodles with Tofu and Kimchi

Toss out the flavor pack from that bag of ramen, cook up the noodles and give them this modern-day treatment from Joe Yonan's book, Eat Your Vegetables, Bold Recipes For the Single Cook.

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Weeknight Kitchen
11:23 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Chicory Salad with Anchovy Dressing

In our book, a terrific salad can outshine anything else on the table. A dynamic dressing and the right combo of greens are what you should be looking for, and this recipe for Chicory Salad with Anchovy Dressing demonstrates that.

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Weeknight Kitchen
9:32 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Weeknight Kitchen: Pork Loin with Apples and Eggplant

This week's recipe for Pork Loin with Apples and Eggplant from master teacher Raghavan Iyer is a reminder of the impressive diversity of Indian food.

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