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248 episodes
  • Aug 8 2022
    Hi there! We're Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, authors of almost three dozen cookbooks (plus more for celebrities)--and this is our food and cooking podcast. We're so glad you joined us. In this episode, we're talking about our personal culinary journeys: How did we get to be cookbook authors? We've got a great one-minute cooking tip about softening butter the, um, whacking way--as well as an interview with Aleksandra Crapanzano, author of GATEAU: THE SURPRISING SIMPLICITY OF FRENCH CAKES. And of course, our traditional last segment: What's making us happy in food this week? Here are the segments of this episode of COOKING WITH BRUCE AND MARK: [01:14] Our personal culinary journeys: the stories of how we got to be the authors of almost three dozen cookbooks. It's not the usual way. Then again, does anyone get anywhere the usual way? [15:25] Our one-minute cooking tip: all about softening butter with a rolling pin [16:35] Bruce's interview with Alexandra Crapanzano, author of GATEAU: THE SURPRISING SIMPLICITY OF FRENCH CAKES. [33:20] What’s making us happy in food this week: skimming melty ice cream straight from the store and fresh summer melons!
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    36 mins
  • Aug 1 2022
    Hey there! We're Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, the authors of almost three dozen cookbooks (plus lots more for celebs--shhh!). Welcome to our podcast about food and cooking. We've got a packed show about food trends and cooking tips, as well as Bruce's interview with brother-sister duo Aubry and Kale Walch, the fabulous owners of The Herbivorous Butcher and now authors of their first cookbook. We're so happy you've joined us. Here are the segments of this episode of COOKING WITH BRUCE AND MARK: [00:37] Our take on the latest food trends, as seen at this year's FANCY FOOD SHOW in New York City. [12:34] Our one-minute cooking tip: a better way to peel tomatoes and peaches [13:58] Bruce's interview with Aubry and Kale Walch, the duo behind The Herbivorous Butcher (both the shop and their brand-new cookbook). [27:52] What’s making us happen food this week: plums and melty ice cream! (Are you a skimmer, too?)
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    30 mins
  • Jul 18 2022
    Join us, Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, as we tell you some of what we've learned in over twenty years in the cookbook business. Why are print cookbooks still more popular than e-cookbooks? How are cookbooks created once the manuscript is turned in? We've got lots of answers after so many books. We've also got our one-minute cooking tip and our best air-frying tricks, after writing two air-frying books and now working on a third. We're so happy you're here. These are the segments for this episode of COOKING WITH BRUCE AND MARK: [1:06] Some of our thoughts after over twenty years in the cookbook business. [11:41] Our one-minute cooking tip: get your spices away from your stove! [12:51] After so many cookbooks and craftsy classes, we've got a ton of air-fryer tricks and tips so that you can get the most out of your machine. [19:08] What’s making us happy in food this week? Summer-fresh strawberries and packaged cold brew!
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    21 mins
  • Jul 11 2022
    Hi! We're Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, the authors of almost forty books, including thirty-five cookbooks. This is our food and cooking podcast. We've got our take on some of the latest food news, a one-minute cooking tip you don't want to miss, and an interview with two guys who started up a food business in this challenging economy. Oh, and a little about char siu and hot brown, about as different as possible, but two things that are really making us happy in food this week. Here are the segments of this episode of COOKING WITH BRUCE AND MARK: [00:48] Our take on some of the latest food news: Bordeaux wine hijinks, vegan meat labeling problems, a global shortage of frog legs, and more! [14:32] Our one-minute cooking tip: Use a Bundt pan as a vertical roaster for chicken. [16:11] Bruce's interview with Alan Thayer and Richard Marchesseault, the founders of of Spice320. An in-depth discussion about following your dream to open a food business in this challenging environment. [27:26] What’s making us happy in food this week: hot brown and char siu!
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    30 mins
  • Jul 4 2022
    Hi there! We're Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, authors of forty books, including almost three dozen cookbooks, Bruce's knitting books, and Mark's memoir, BOOKMARKED. This is our food and cooking podcast, full of tips, information, and interviews with big-time authors and food personalities. We hope you'll stick around to talk about the latest rage of hard seltzer, hear from Lauren Thomas, and learn our favorite cooking tips and choices. Here are the segments of this episode of COOKING WITH BRUCE AND MARK: [00:51] A lot about one of the latest crazes: hard seltzer--including a taste test on air! [12:56] Our one-minute cooking tip: how to choose a watermelon. [15:10] Bruce's interview with Laruen Thomas, author of The Modern Hippie Table [28:13] What’s making us happy in food this week. kimchi and potato salad with lots of bacon!
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    31 mins
  • Jun 27 2022
    Hey there. We're Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, authors of almost three dozen cookbooks under our own names and not counting all the ones ghosted for celebs. Our food and cooking podcast today is a mixed bag: finding a decent restaurant, a one-minute cooking tip (really, more about restaurants), an interview with Molly Gilbert (author of SHEET PAN SWEETS), and a rundown of what's making us happy in food this week. Here are the segments of this episode of COOKING WITH BRUCE AND MARK: [00:30] When we travel, how do we find a good restaurant? [15:22] Our one-minute cooking tip (or really, our one-minute restaurant tip): lead with any issues you have when ordering at a restaurant. [16:48] Bruce's interview with Molly Gilbert, author of SHEET PAN SWEETS [25:04] What's making us happy in food this week: homemade rice noodles and smoked ham!
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    29 mins
  • Jun 20 2022
    Hey there! We're Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, authors of almost three dozen cookbooks, including lots of tomes of the Instant Pot and the air fryer. This is our podcast about food and cooking. We have a lot of fun. We hope you do, too. This episode is a bit of a mash-up of topics: food shortages, cooking tips, and an interview with the fabulous Lukas Volger (who Mark has followed on Instagram forever because of his gorgeous photography). Here are the segments for this episode of COOKING WITH BRUCE & MARK: [01:10] A little about some current weird food shortages that are happening around North America. [08:15] Our one-minute cooking tip: use an apple corer to cut a potatoes into steak fries. [09:56] Bruce's Interview with Lukas Volger, author of Snacks For Dinner. [23:57] What’s making us happy in food this week. sheet cakes and summer-sweet watermelon!
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    26 mins
  • Jun 13 2022
    Hey there! We're Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, the authors of almost three dozen cookbooks (not counting the ones for celebs) and the hosts of this fun podcast about food and cooking. This episode is mostly about eating things from your garden: flowers you might grow, as well as the weed we call rhubarb! We hope you have a great time. Find us on social media and tell us your thoughts. Here are the segments of this episode of COOKING WITH BRUCE & Mark: [00:58] A little about eating flowers from your garden--or the edible flowers you might find at some "up" supermarkets. [11:07] Our one-minute cooking tip: Cut down the amount of sugar when you cook with rhubarb! [12:34] Bruce's interview with Cassie Winslow, author of Floral Provisions [24:11] What’s making us happy in food this week: pickled jalapeños on air-fried cauliflower and grilled skirt steaks.
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    27 mins
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