Episodes
Melissa Clark has dinner (and comfort) covered. New York Times Columnist and author of 42 cookbooks, Melissa knows how to get a delicious dinner on the table in under an hour. Her newest cookbook Kid in the Kitchen, named One of the Best Cookbooks of the Year by the NYT Book Review, is designed for the tween chef who’s ready to cook on their own, but still needs a little guidance. From sparkly gingerbread cookies to chestnut honey rosemary shortbread with Meyer lemon zest, Melissa is upping...
Published 12/23/20
Published 12/23/20
Kate Spies is a health and wellness guru. Editor-in-chief of Well+Good, a leading lifestyle and news publication committed to health and wellness, Kate champions the brand’s mission to create inclusive and accessible content for all. Presenting a journalistic perspective, Well+Good provides resources, tips, and expert-led events and panels to support a wellness-minded community. Kate has spent half of 2020 forecasting what wellness trends will shape 2021. From health, self care, beauty,...
Published 12/16/20
Carla Hall is the Queen of Yes! A former accountant and runway model turned chef, tv host and cookbook author; Carla doesn’t stop. As a competitor on Top Chef and judge on Netflix’s Crazy Delicious and Food Network’s Bakeaway Camp, Carla is a trained chef who knows what it takes to compete in the kitchen. Co-host on “The Chew” for seven seasons, Carla brings joy, personality and positive energy to everything she does. Living by the mantra “Say yes!,” Carla hosts a podcast titled exactly that,...
Published 12/09/20
Dana Cowin is a tastemaker and risk-taker. As the former Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine for over two decades, Dana’s life revolved around food and wine—making her a distinguished expert in the food and media industries. Dana desires to share the stories of women, and as the host of Speaking Broadly, an inspiring podcast focused on women in the food world, and founder of the newly launched website, Giving Broadly, a curated collection of food products by women entrepreneurs, Dana is...
Published 12/02/20
Amanda Frederickson is crushing 2020. Simple Beautiful Food, Amanda’s first solo cookbook was released in the spring and her restaurant, Radish Kitchen, opened in August. Radish is a fast-casual concept that filled a hole in the Nashville community, boasting fresh and healthy food—fast. Formerly a recipe developer for Williams-Sonoma’s Test Kitchen, Amanda is a cookbook master, creating the recipes for 11 different Williams-Sonoma cookbooks, as well as The Staub Cookbook. You can also find...
Published 11/25/20
From Tarte Tatin to Twinkies, Claire Saffitz has elevated the baking game. A pastry chef and recipe developer, Claire seeks to give novice and experienced home bakers and cooks more confidence in the kitchen. Previously the Senior Food Editor at Bon Appétit magazine and video host of the creative series, Gourmet Makes, Claire’s love of food (and dessert) stems from her family and her Jewish upbringing. Dessert Person, Claire’s first cookbook is hot off the press and already a NYT Bestseller....
Published 11/18/20
Kenji López-Alt is an innovator—in and out of the kitchen. Chief culinary advisor of Serious Eats, columnist for the New York Times, and editor for The Best American Food Writing 2020, Kenji is a savvy food writer who offers straightforward tips and techniques for experts, home chefs, and parents alike. The mastermind behind The Food Lab, a NYT Bestseller and winner of the James Beard Award for General Cooking, Kenji shares the science of cooking at home. His latest book, Every Night Is Pizza...
Published 11/11/20
Erin wrote the book on pie (literally). Her newest cookbook, The Book on Pie, comes out on November 10, and in it, Erin offers a buffet of different crust recipes, toppings and garnishings for you to mix-and-match, as well as 140 pie recipes. Erin’s first cookbook, The Fearless Baker, was one of the New York Times Best Baking Books of 2017, and The Book on Pie is sure to be another hit. Award winning food stylist, host of Food 52’s Bake It Up a Notch, and regular contributor to NYT Cooking,...
Published 11/04/20
Liz Roth is a bomb ass baker. What started as a charitable campaign selling her signature olive oil cake to friends quickly became a successful small business, and Liz went from a one-woman baking powerhouse to the founder of Little House Confections, a cake shop and bakery. With a passion for philanthropy and a desire to support the local community, Liz has a heart of gold. Even in the midst of a pandemic, Liz is following her dreams and bringing joy (and cake) to the greater LA area. Join...
Published 10/28/20
Eden Grinshpan is bringing the flavor. Host of Food Network’s Top Chef Canada (and you may also know her from Eden Eats on the Cooking Channel), Eden shines on and off the camera. Eden graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in London and received the Grand Diplôme in both Pastry and Cuisine. Her cookbook, Eating Out Loud, is full of bold and colorful dishes inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine and Eden’s own Israeli heritage, and her recipes are as lively as she is spirited. Eden is a fearless visionary...
Published 10/21/20
Jacques Pépin is a world renowned chef, author, TV personality and educator. His numerous awards include 16 James Beard Awards, a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award, and France’s Legion of Honor. Celebrated for his technique and talent, Jacques is widely known for his many acclaimed television series on PBS, including the Emmy-winning, Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home. Jacques is the author of 30 cookbooks, and the latest, Jacques Pépin Quick and Simple, offers timeless and easy recipes...
Published 10/14/20
Elizabeth Falkner is up for any challenge. From pastry and pizza to low-sugar candy, Elizabeth is an innovator in the kitchen and has been a leader in the food world for three decades as an award-winning chef, cookbook author, and competitor on Top Chef Masters and Iron Chef. A devoted artist and athlete, Elizabeth also practices martial arts, is a producer, and is in the midst of writing her memoir. Tune in to this episode of Live to Eat as we chat about how you can snag 10 minutes in the...
Published 10/07/20
Rodney Scott is the barbecue boss. At eleven-years-old, Rodney cooked his first whole hog, and by high school, he was branding the family business. Rodney’s success started on his small family farm and general store in Hemingway, South Carolina, and he has continued to become the co-founder of one of the 50 Best New Restaurants by Bon Appetit Magazine. Now with two locations in Charleston and Birmingham, and one opening in Atlanta, Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ is THE place for barbecue....
Published 09/30/20
Emily Schuman is the founder of Cupcakes and Cashmere, a lifestyle, fashion, and food blog. A trailblazer in the blogosphere, Emily started Cupcakes and Cashmere as a way to showcase all her favorite things. As her audience grew, Emily’s passion project turned into a full time career, and one of the most popular lifestyle blogs around. With an online shop, a collection at Target, and her own jewelry line, Emily is not only a style icon, but a savvy and successful entrepreneur. She’s also...
Published 09/23/20
Fred Savage has had a voracious appetite for life since he landed his first TV commercial at age six. Just a few years later, he landed the role of Kevin Arnold on the Wonder Years, and since then has continued to delight fans on and off camera, from starring in The Grinder and Friends from College to directing hit shows like Modern Family. Fred’s food philosophy can be summed up by a hearty YES! When dining out, he likes to order the entire menu, but he’s also not above eating cookie dough...
Published 09/16/20
Julie Resnick is the founder of The Feedfeed, a crowdsourced digital cooking community. Julie and her husband, Dan, created The Feedfeed as a place where like-minded people could connect and share recipes, and now with six different Instagram accounts and two brick-and-mortar locations, The Feedfeed has become one of the largest food communities, boasting 30 million foodies. With a degree from the Institute of Culinary Education, Julie is quite the home chef, and as a frequent farmers market...
Published 09/09/20
Dorie Greenspan is a beloved baker and cherished cook. Author of 13 cookbooks, including two NYT best sellers, recipient of five James Beard Awards, and columnist for The New York Times Magazine, Dorie is a legend in the food world. Co-author to renowned chefs, Julia Child and Pierre Hermé, Dorie credits much of her famed success to luck—and a genuine love for baking. It’s no surprise that she has a soft spot for cookies; Dorie and her son founded Beurre et Sel, a chic cookie boutique,...
Published 09/02/20
Kat Hantas is raising the bar for female entrepreneurs. CEO and founder of 21 Seeds, Kat is the visionary behind the all natural, fruit infused tequila made by women for women. Kat saw a blank space in the tequila market, and turned an innovative idea into a booming business. In an industry primarily dominated by men, 21 Seeds stands out for its smooth and fresh finish. Whether sharing stories with a friend or cooking alone in the kitchen, infused tequila is the new wine; and thanks to Kat,...
Published 08/26/20
Ethan Frisch and Ori Zohar, co-founders of Burlap & Barrel, are friends, entrepreneurs, and activists. Ethan and Ori first collaborated on Guerrilla Ice Cream, an activist ice cream cart, but these business buddies are best known for founding Burlap & Barrel, a fair-trade spice company sourcing single origin spices. Burlap & Barrel, a public benefit corporation, partners with small farms around the world, building global food supply chains that are equitable, transparent, and...
Published 08/19/20
Tiffani Thiessen is the host with the most. From cult-favorite sitcom, Saved By the Bell, to Cooking Channel star of Dinner at Tiffani’s, and Emmy-nominated, Alexa and Katie, Tiffani is beloved for her welcoming and charismatic personality. In her inviting cookbook, Pull Up a Chair, Tiffani shares a modernized take on her family’s recipes, and I’m sure Tiffani’s second cookbook (yes, she’s working on a new one) will be another hit! Besides baking endless batches of banana bread during...
Published 08/12/20
When it comes to baking, Elizabeth Chambers takes the cake—and cupcakes and cookies too! Elizabeth Chambers is a successful entrepreneur with a passion for sweet treats. Owner and founder of Bird Bakery, a charming bakery with two Texas locations and a new location opening in Denver later this summer, Elizabeth comes from a family of foodies. Journalist, TV host, and guest judge on Cupcake Wars, Elizabeth is a tastemaker and baker extraordinaire. During quarantine, Elizabeth and her two young...
Published 08/05/20
Nyakio Grieco is the founder of Nyakio Beauty, a clean and green skincare line inspired by her own Kenyan family recipes and beauty traditions she’s learned from her travels around the globe. Leading the clean beauty movement for over a decade, Nyakio’s award-winning beauty brand recently launched at her dream come true retailer, Target. The brand’s signature coffee scrub, cold-pressed oils, and cleansing balm made with sweet almonds reveal she’s a true foodie at heart. During quarantine,...
Published 07/29/20
They say good things come in threes and the Sugar Rush gang is no different. Hunter March, Sugar Rush’s handsome and humorous host, and Adriano Zumbo, my sincere and sage co-judge, are the first repeat guests on this podcast. Talking with these two, the laughs are nonstop. Like on every episode of Sugar Rush, our playful banter continues as we tease Hunter about his gas station shopping habits and find out what exactly Adriano’s been up to during the pandemic. Join us on this episode of Live...
Published 07/22/20
When it comes to the world of food, Susan Spungen is the paradigm of perfection. Former founding food editor at Martha Stewart Living, Hollywood food stylist and culinary consultant, Susan knows how to make food look good. A savvy and skilled cookbook author and recipe developer, Susan is an expert entertainer and celebrated cook. Susan’s newest cookbook, Open Kitchen:  Inspired Food for Casual Gatherings, was released in March on the precipice of the pandemic. Since March 13, Susan has made...
Published 07/15/20