34 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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    • 4.6, 104 Ratings

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.

    From Home: Matt Bumba

    From Home: Matt Bumba

    Matt Bumba is the executive chef and co-owner of Milk Money Brewing, opening later in 2020 in La Grange, Ill. On today’s episode, we check in with Matt from his home outside Chicago, where he shares a simple recipe for satisfying pancakes, made special with a flourish of lemon juice and spices.
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    • 9 min
    From Home: Drew Belline

    From Home: Drew Belline

    Drew Belline is both the executive chef of No. 246 in Decatur and the VP of Creative at restaurateur Ford Fry’s other Atlanta-area restaurants. In this dispatch from his home in Decatur, Georgia, chef Drew shares thoughts on an easy salsa verde condiment and gives us a tour of his pantry, enviably stocked with local produce and meats he’s been using to create meals for his family while sheltered in place. For more from Drew Belline on social media, find him and his restaurant on Instagram at @drewbelline246 and @no246atlanta.
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    • 16 min
    From Home: Nic Vanderbeeken

    From Home: Nic Vanderbeeken

    Chef Nic Vanderbeeken leads the kitchen at Apéritif, the creative restaurant and bar in the Viceroy Ubud resort. Located on the island of Bali in Indonesia, the restaurant combines traditional Indonesian dishes with modern techniques and influences. Chef Nic shares his take on the Indonesian soup soto betawi, and you can see more of the restaurant’s elegant fare on Instagram at @aperitifbali.
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    • 10 min
    From Home: Chuck Bryant

    From Home: Chuck Bryant

    My guest today is Chuck Bryant, who co-hosts the iHeart podcast Stuff You Should Know as well as his own solo show Movie Crush. We check in with him to learn about a quick lunch he’s been making for himself during the current health crisis. For more of Chuck’s podcasts, head over to Instagram at @SYSKpodcast and @moviecrushpod.
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    • 11 min
    Quarantine Report: The Grocery Store

    Quarantine Report: The Grocery Store

    In this episode, host Michael Ruhlman explores the current state of the grocery store. Ruhlman begins by speaking with Tom Heinen of Heinen's Grocery Stores in Cleveland and the greater midwest. Later, we hear from Chef Brian Polcyn who takes the perspective of the grocery buyer.
    Heinen's Grocery Store was the anchor of the story for the book "Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America" by Michael Ruhlman.

    [Production note: In order to practice social distancing, this episode's guests were recorded without the use of proper microphones. Please excuse the temporary audio quality compromise!]

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    Heinen's Grocery Store
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    • 42 min
    From Home: Eugenio Jardim

    From Home: Eugenio Jardim

    Today’s “From Home” mini-episode visits with Eugenio Jardim, one of the Bay Area’s most noted wine experts. He shares a recipe for the Brazilian dish feijoada and suggests wine pairings. For more on the Wines of Portugal that Eugenio represents, find them on Instagram (@wptusa) or on Facebook (WinesOfPortugalUS).
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    • 11 min

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4.6 out of 5
104 Ratings

104 Ratings

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Well done!

I enjoy listening to Ruhlman’s take on things. We need moar!

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I really enjoy this podcast so much! Every time I see a new episode is available I can’t wait to listen! Keep up the good work! I’m looking forward to season 2!

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