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Serious Eats' podcast Special Sauce enables food lovers everywhere to eavesdrop on an intimate conversation about food and life between host and Serious Eats founder Ed Levine and his well-known/famous friends and acquaintances both in and out of the food culture.

Special Sauce with Ed Levine Ed Levine

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    • 4.1 • 295 Ratings

Serious Eats' podcast Special Sauce enables food lovers everywhere to eavesdrop on an intimate conversation about food and life between host and Serious Eats founder Ed Levine and his well-known/famous friends and acquaintances both in and out of the food culture.

    Claire Saffitz Part 2 - Holiday baking

    Claire Saffitz Part 2 - Holiday baking

    This week on Special Sauce it's Claire Saffitz part two. She gives us her take on holiday baking. Cookies will be discussed, of course. Purple Black and White cookies, anyone? Claire also digs deep into her new book ‘What's For Dessert’.

    • 30 min
    Claire Saffitz Part 1: What's for Dessert?

    Claire Saffitz Part 1: What's for Dessert?

    With the holiday season upon us I thought it would be great to talk to the great baker and YouTube star Claire Saffitz, whose new book is called What's For Dessert: Simple Recipes for Dessert People.

    • 30 min
    Special Sauce: 2022 Kenji on T-Day

    Special Sauce: 2022 Kenji on T-Day

    This time on Special Sauce we talk turkey and everything else Thanksgiving-related with Kenji just in time for the holiday this year. He adds a little bit of soy sauce to his gravy! And he gives us his unexpected takes on Stovetop Stuffing and instant mashed potatoes.

    • 25 min
    Special Sauce Classic: Kenji & Stella's Thanksgiving Advice

    Special Sauce Classic: Kenji & Stella's Thanksgiving Advice

    This time on Special Sauce, another helping of Thanksgiving cooking tips from our podcast archive. This was a special call-in episode with Kenji and Stella Parks, who intelligently and empathetically handled every question from serious eaters. We talk turkey of course, but also pies, stuffing and holiday cookies. Hope you enjoy!

    • 35 min
    Special Sauce Reserve: Kenji & Stella on Thanksgiving

    Special Sauce Reserve: Kenji & Stella on Thanksgiving

    On this episode of Special Sauce I’ve gone into the podcast vaults to fetch you this classic Thanksgiving themed episode of Special Sauce. Listeners emailed us vexing Turkey Day questions that Kenji and Stella Parks answered in typically wise and funny fashion. Think of it as Special Sauce Reserve.

    • 57 min
    Christine Ha Part 2: Life After Winning MasterChef

    Christine Ha Part 2: Life After Winning MasterChef

    On this episode of Special Sauce serious eaters will hear all about Christine Ha's post MasterChef life. That life includes owning or co-owning two restaurants in Houston and advocated on behalf of people suffering from NMOSD.

    • 23 min

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4.1 out of 5
295 Ratings

295 Ratings

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Nigella Lawson’s interview was painful. I can’t stand the privileged arrogance. I’ve tried many recipes from her books and they have never failed to disappoint.

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