10 BEST PODCASTS OF 2021 New York Times BEST FOOD PODCAST James Beard Awards Webby Awards
10 BEST PODCASTS OF 2021 New York Times BEST FOOD PODCAST James Beard Awards, Webby Awards


The Last Sporkful Thanksgiving Special Ever

We discuss tradition and the Wheel Of Infinite Thanksgiving Anxiety with legendary food writer Mimi Sheraton, Milk Street's Christopher Kimball, and cookbook author Kian Lam Kho.

Kenji Lopez-Alt’s Butterflied Roast Turkey with Gravy Recipe

Food science guru Kenji Lopez-Alt shares the recipe for what he says is the absolute best way to cook a turkey. (We call this yoga position "downward facing bird.")

L.V. Anderson’s Vegetarian Cornbread Stuffing Recipe

Vegetarians, this cornbread stuffing recipe from Slate's L.V. Anderson is for you.

Thanksgiving Is For Eaters (with Amy Sedaris)

Amy Sedaris and Mo Rocca offer advice on dealing with family, Radiolab's Robert Krulwich tells of a lovesick turkey, and we call Butterball’s hotline for life advice.

The Turkey Who Loved My Wife (with Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich)

Robert Krulwich tells the story of a turkey that put the moves on his wife and we call the Butterball Turkey Line for life advice. It’s part two of our Thanksgiving special!

Marc Maron’s Drug Of Choice Is Sausage Gravy And Biscuits

Comedian Marc Maron and I debate everything from temperature contrast in breakfast sandwiches to the efficacy of melon balls. Plus Maron on food shame and a recap my own Thanksgiving turkey anxiety. The comedian and host of the WTF podcast has been sober for over a decade. Now he's turned his fixation toward kale smoothies and sausage gravy. "The experience of shoving stuff into your face is amazing because everything makes sense and it feels so good," he says.