In the coming months, tables will be filled with some of our favorite holiday meals and treats. Whether you are looking to create some spooky treats for a Halloween party, try a new dish to put on the Thanksgiving table or you are wanting to spruce up an old Christmas recipe, here are a few food podcasts to listen to.
Bon Appetit Foodcast
A complement to the popular Bon Appetit magazine, the BA Foodcast covers the restaurant scene, a look into the minds of the world’s best chefs and the best cooking techniques to use at home. Episodes air on Wednesdays and feature interviews with chefs, BA test kitchen chefs and writers. Recent episodes include "Ivan Orkin and Chris Ying Want You to Cook From Their New Book," "The Life of a Recipe" and "The Man Behind the Camera."
Find it: https://www.bonappetit.com/story/bon-appetit-foodcast
Serving up food with a side of science and history, hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley cover everything going on in the food world. Graber and Twilley interview experts, visit labs, field and archeological digs hoping to find a new understanding of the world through food. Recent episodes include "Happy Birthday to Us: Gastropod Turns Five," "Celebrate Mexico’s True National Holiday with the Mysteries of Mole" and "Running on Fumes: Strawberry’s Dirty Secret."
Find it: https://gastropod.com/
Host Katherine Spiers looks at food and its place in our lives with humor and the best information. Piers breaks down a certain food or recipe from why it’s loved, adored, terrible or loathed. Spiers also invites guests to chat about the world’s most beloved foods and the way we eat them. Recent episodes include "TV Dinners with Drew Mackie," "Fermentation with Avery Ruzicka" and "Rice with Sheldon Simeon."
Find it: http://www.smartmouthpodcast.com/
In the "How Stuff Works" lineup, the Savor podcast is a deep dive into a single recipe, food or dish. Hosts Anney Reese and Lauren Vogelbaum make food accessible by trying to understand a dish on a flavor and scientific level. Recent episodes include "The Academia of the Macadamia," "Welcome to Oahu" and "The Call of Couscous."
Find it: https://www.savorpod.com/