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Nov, 2010


Do You Like Free Audio Books and Supporting The Sporkful or Do You Hate Rainbows?

You know friends, some decisions in life aren't really decisions at all. Take for instance the "decision" of whether or not to accept a free audio book from Audible.com, courtesy... More


Sporkful Rides Along

Thanks to Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn for waving the Sporkful flag on his own podcast and blog. He endorses us especially for family car trips. We're hearing from a... More


Campari Thinks You’re Pretty Stupid

A favorite cocktail of mine is the formidable Negroni. You'll see it created with a most unorthodox method in our next Slate video, coming soon. My preferred recipe is after... More


My Life in Food TV Show Taping / Food Cravings Pt. 2 (Ep 47)

This podcast was filmed for an upcoming episode of My Life in Food on Cooking Channel, scheduled to air this Friday, December 3, at 9:30 pm eastern, 8:30 pm central.... More


Christmas Pudding Torched Early

I've had a British Christmas pudding sitting on top of my refrigerator for more than a year. The packaging promises it's sturdy enough to eat until September 2012, which means... More


Ron Kuby Talks Turkey on our Inaugural Thanksgiving Show (Ep 46)

Thanksgiving is such a food-centric holiday, we're going to cover it every year, each time with a different guest. This year, famed attorney and radio host Ron Kuby joins us... More


Ron Kuby on Chestnuts at Thanksgiving

Outtake - Chestnuts In Turkey Stuffing Listen on Posterous We didn't quite have room in our Thanksgiving conversation with civil rights attorney and radio talk show host Ron Kuby for... More

Thanksgiving Turkey

Bacon Salt Turkey Brine Recipe from The Sporkful

As I make clear in this week's Thanksgiving show, I'm a big proponent of brining your turkey. (Here's a quick primer if you want to learn more about the basics... More


Win This Can of Coco Lopez Autographed by Rachel Maddow!

Rachel Maddow was so prepared to talk about pina coladas when we interviewed her in Episode 45, she actually brought a can of Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut to the... More


Giving Thanks with Madeleine Brand

We made a special holiday visit to our pal Madeleine Brand on her public radio show. This time, we're talking about Thanksgiving. And stay tuned for a full Sporkful episode on... More