cooking

This week, chef Ana Sortun unveils the secrets of Turkish cooking. We also take a look at a Vietnamese-style weeknight dinner with Andrea Nguyen, wine expert Stephen Meuse explores the sommelier's romance with one wine, and we'll offer our recipe for caramel oranges. Finally, Sara Moulton and Christopher Kimball take your calls.  

Recipe  

Caramel Oranges  

You might remember the jump-rope rhyme “Rich man, poor man beggar man thief, doctor lawyer, indian chief” and regular listeners to Word By Word: Conversations With Writers know that host Gil Mansergh has interviewed writers who who are rich and poor, who beg and steal, heal people, defend people and serve as Chairman of a local Native American tribe.

But Gil has never had a celebrity chef as his guest.

Cookbook Recipe Testing

Jul 9, 2013

A key question for any cookbook is, do the recipes actually work? In today’s Report, we meet someone whose job it is to answer that question.

Not all that much that changes from year to year—or decade to decade—in cooking implements and technology, but Maxine Bloom says there is one tool that has greatly enhanced her recipe testing work.