15 episodes

Better cooking comes from deeper understanding. This instructive food series from acclaimed cookbook author Michael Ruhlman highlights essential kitchen techniques, ingredients and ideas. It draws from Ruhlman’s best-selling books, decades of experience and personal relationships with the country’s best chefs. Driven by an insatiable curiosity to learn and teach, Ruhlman approaches his topics every episode by exploring the stories of one notable chef, and one non-chef with surprising connections to the focal ingredients – all with the goal of getting listeners to engage with food more fully, and to cook more confidently.

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Better cooking comes from deeper understanding. This instructive food series from acclaimed cookbook author Michael Ruhlman highlights essential kitchen techniques, ingredients and ideas. It draws from Ruhlman’s best-selling books, decades of experience and personal relationships with the country’s best chefs. Driven by an insatiable curiosity to learn and teach, Ruhlman approaches his topics every episode by exploring the stories of one notable chef, and one non-chef with surprising connections to the focal ingredients – all with the goal of getting listeners to engage with food more fully, and to cook more confidently.

    Sharing

    Sharing

    In the final episode of Season 1, host Michael Ruhlman explores the topic of sharing food with a top chef in charge of a family style restaurant. Ruhlman also speaks with a director of a progressive school that has an unusual policy around school lunches.

    Chef Ilkay Suuctugu: https://www.instagram.com/chef.ilkay/?hl=en

    The Trilok School: https://trilokschool.org/

    Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch": https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-Techniques/dp/1419732773

    Season 2 of "From Scratch w/ Michael Ruhlman" is currently under production and will return in 2020. Bonus episodes featuring extended interviews and more will be released starting January 22nd.

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    • 47 min
    Foraging

    Foraging

    Host Michael Ruhlman speaks w/ chef Matthew Accarrino, doctor Todd Pesek and farmer Nancy MacNamara about foraging, the power of vegetables, hidden complexities, and more.

    Accarrino's San Francisco Restaurant SPQR: https://www.spqrsf.com/
    Dr. Pesek's book "Eat Yourself Super": https://www.amazon.com/Eat-Yourself-Super-Bite-Time/dp/1614481679
    Nancy MacNamara's Honey Locust Pharm House: http://www.honeylocustpharmhouse.com/
    Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch": https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-Techniques/dp/1419732773
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Roasting

    Roasting

    Host Michael Ruhlman speaks w/ chef Jonathan Waxman about his recently shuttered Barbuto. Also, chef Waxman generously breaks down exactly how to cook his famous roast chicken.
    Then Michael is joined by his wife, Ann Hood as they attempt to duplicate the magic of Barbuto's roast chicken in their own home kitchen.

    Ann Hood's "Kitchen Yarns": https://www.amazon.com/Kitchen-Yarns-Notes-Life-Love/dp/0393249506

    Michael Ruhlman's "From Scratch": https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-Techniques/dp/1419732773

    Michael Ruhlman's Spoon designed for basting: https://www.jbprince.com/utensils/dalton-ruhlman-medium-offset-spoon-9-in.asp
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    • 49 min
    A Holiday Message

    A Holiday Message

    Our next episode "Roasting" is coming Wednesday, December 18. Here are a few highlights.
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    • 1 min
    Awareness

    Awareness

    Host Michael Ruhlman talks with long time collaborator Thomas Keller about using awareness in cooking. Ruhlman also speaks w/ Knitting Expert Kay Gardiner about the similarities between knitting and cooking. Finally, Michael tours Per Se's kitchen during a busy dinner service.

    Kay Gardiner's website: https://www.masondixonknitting.com/
    Thomas Keller: https://www.thomaskeller.com/
    Host Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch" is available now: https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-Techniques/dp/1419732773
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    • 51 min
    Mise en Place

    Mise en Place

    Host Michael Ruhlman talks about Mise en Place with Chef Michael Pardus and Writer Dan Charnas.

    Check out Dan's book "Work Clean: The life changing power of mise en place to organize your life, work, and mind."
    https://www.amazon.com/Work-Clean-life-changing-mise-en-place-organize/dp/1623365929

    Host Michael Ruhlman's new book "From Scratch" is available now:
    https://www.amazon.com/Scratch-Meals-Recipes-Dozens-Techniques/dp/1419732773
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    • 55 min

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