Music to Read By by Duane Spencer

Song from Kitchen Items by Kobi Russell

Spaghetti with Sweet 100 Tomatoes by Mario Batali & One Ring Zero

All That Meat and No Potatoes by Fats Waller

Animal Crackers in My Soup by Shirley Temple

Animal Crackers in My Soup by Shirley Temple

Holey Moley by Duette

Chile Bean by Aileen Stanley

Ripe Tomatoes by Eight O' Five Jive

Shrimp Remoulade by John Besh and One Ring Zero

Smile Like a Candy Jar by Meet The Seavers

Cocobutternutballfudgecake Cream Bar by Scotti Giambusso

Raw Peach by One Ring Zero

Tortellini Tarantella by Scotti Giambusso

Ice Cream by Michael Hearst


T Max

Mr. Timothy Charles Duane

Amanda Hesser

Judith Jones

John T. Edge

Deborah Madison

Clotilde Dusolier

Cotner and Fitch

Busby and Lucas

Carly Sachs


Podcast Excerpts from our Issue Twelve interview.

Amanda HesserPhoto by Sarah ShatzAmanda Hesser won the 2011 James Beard Award for The Essential New York Times Cookbook. She began her career as a kitchen runner and bread truck driver in college, then picked grapes in France, made pretzels in Germany, and cleaned rabbits in Italy. As a longtime staffer at the New York Times, Hesser has written more than 750 stories, created the columns Food Diary and Recipe Redux, and was the food editor of the Times Magazine, where she launched T Living. She has written the award-winning books Cooking for Mr. Latte and The Cook and the Gardener and edited the essay collection Eat, Memory, based on a column she conceived for the Times Magazine. She is also the cofounder of food52.com.

On her first job at the New York Times...
On editing The Essential New York Times Cookbook ...
On creating food52.com...
On advice for aspiring food writers...