Burnt Toast

Burnt Toast

Food intersects with our lives in more ways than we think. Burnt Toast chases those stories to give listeners the perfect pieces of cocktail party fodder—all inside of a commute’s time. From James Beard Award-nominated host and producer Kenzi Wilbur, and Food52. Part of the Panoply Network.

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29 min
Feb 8, 2017
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A conversation with the only food writer to ever win the Pulitzer.

23 min
Aug 26, 2016
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Go see the World's Largest Peanuts (yes, there are two) or the World's Oldest Ham

20 min
Aug 11, 2016
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Does Michael Pollan always follow his own food rules?

32 min
Jul 14, 2016
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Nigella Lawson on cooking, entertaining, and making up her own words.

25 min
Jun 30, 2016
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I Propose a (Wedding) Toast

14 min
Jun 16, 2016
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This is part two of a conversation with the legendary editor.

20 min
Jun 2, 2016
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A talk to Judith Jones, legendary editor of Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking

11 min
May 19, 2016
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Even the editors of Food52 don't feel like cooking sometimes.

28 min
May 5, 2016
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David Gelb takes us inside his Netflix series Chef's Table

29 min
Apr 27, 2016
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Inside the Oscars of the food world.

27 min
Apr 21, 2016
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What it is, really, that makes a recipe Genius.

29 min
Apr 7, 2016
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An ode to Italy and the spritz.

30 min
Mar 24, 2016
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A conversation with the only food writer to ever win the Pulitzer.

36 min
Mar 10, 2016
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How the final four of cookbooks came to be.

12 min
Feb 25, 2016
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The Food 52 cookbook tournament.

25 min
Feb 11, 2016
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And why kale isn't healthy...

30 min
Jan 28, 2016
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We invite editor and creator of #Cook90 David Tamarkin into the studio to talk about what it's like to cook 3 meals a day for 30 days

5 min
Jan 14, 2016
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When Kids, Parents, Grandparents Predict the Future of Food

17 min
Dec 17, 2015
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Holiday Stories: Best of the Worst

33 min
Nov 19, 2015
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We talk with the domestic goddess herself: Listen to Nigella Lawson on cooking as necessity over therapy, how she doesn't entertain, and about making up her own words. 

19 min
Nov 5, 2015
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This week we find out what it's like to cook the food for your entire wedding. Food writer Jill Santopietro walks us through how she did it—right down to showing us how to make the 3,428 gnocchi she rolled for that day, 8 years ago. Plus we hear...

27 min
Oct 22, 2015
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Kenji López-Alt of Serious Eats’ Food Lab fame just published a book, and it’s 900 pages of hard cooking science and strong opinions. We learn what makes him and his recipes tick, then decide to tackle his 8-page meatloaf recipe on...

31 min
Oct 8, 2015
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We invite writer and former editor in chief of the iconic Gourmet Magazine Ruth Reichl to our office for a dinner party in honor of her new book, My Kitchen Year. Learn about her time post-Gourmet, where she thinks she learned to write a lede, and how...

28 min
Sep 25, 2015
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Find out when the chef and former Top Chef contestant thinks fusion food actually works, why there are half-naked women in his cookbook, and how he and JJ Goode worked together to turn his vision of authenticity into their new cookbook, Asian...

31 min
Sep 10, 2015
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Over a few PBRs, we talk to the head brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery about all things beer: Big breweries and their craft offshoots, the differences between East and West Coast styles, and where polka music comes into play (hint: it does).  This...

25 min
Aug 27, 2015
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What does a vegan pantry even look like?

22 min
Aug 13, 2015
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We talk about the beauty and chaos that is feeding our children. Together with writer Phyllis Grant—and a studio full of kids—we cover rules, haphazard recipe development, and why you should never feed eggplant to a child under the age of...

20 min
Jul 30, 2015
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Today we’re answering your questions about dinner parties. We talk tips and tricks, and then we’ll get to the good stuff: What to do if the food doesn’t come out, how to gracefully ask lingering guests to leave for the night, and why...

24 min
Jul 16, 2015
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We talk to New York Times writer and prolific cookbook author Melissa Clark about co-authoring. We find out what it’s like to get inside someone else’s voice, why the process is a little like dating, and all about the infamous Tuna...

28 min
Jul 2, 2015
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Today we dedicate our whole episode to a roundtable on meal planning: Amanda, Merrill, and Kenzi answer questions from our staff and community about how to cook smarter every week. Highlights include refrigerator graveyards, condiment guilt, and why...

22 min
Jun 18, 2015
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The founders of Big Gay Ice Cream talk shop.

30 min
Jun 4, 2015
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Burnt Toast Ep. 07: Lunch is a Point of Honor

29 min
May 21, 2015
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Ep 06: Everyone’s a Critic 

25 min
May 7, 2015
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Coffee

24 min
Apr 23, 2015
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Burnt Toast Ep 04: Dinner Between Two People

26 min
Apr 9, 2015
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Burnt Toast Ep 03: Food Didn’t Mean Anything to Me Then

28 min
Mar 26, 2015
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Burnt Toast Ep 02: Cookbooks: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

25 min
Mar 12, 2015
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We invite chef, bakery owner, and cookbook author Allison Robicelli on our show to talk about all manner of strange food: What constitutes strange, the craziest things we’ve ever eaten, and how we feel about all of it. Things get weird.

0 min
Feb 25, 2015
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Here at Burnt Toast, we talk about the things that don’t make it onto Food52.com. Join hosts and founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, plus a rotating cast of smart, salty guests, for controversial cooking topics, food culture, and...

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