American Masters serving up new foodie docs on Beard, Pépin

Set your DVRs: The 31st season of American Masters will include two new documentaries as part of a two week “chef’s flight” of foodie documentaries. The new films are biographies of James Beard, the acclaimed chef and teacher and namesake of the James Beard Awards, and Jacques Pépin, the inimitable French chef whose Gallic charm transformed generations of home … [ Read more]

Zimmern, Lawson, Pépin on this year’s “Turkey Confidential”

Every Thanksgiving, Lynne Rossetto Kasper opens the phone lines to solve your last-minute turkey conundrums. This year, she’ll have an all-star panel helping her out. Joining Lynne this year on The Splendid Table’s “Turkey Confidential” will be “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern, cookbook author and food TV personality Nigella Lawson, and legendary chef and author Jacques … [ Read more]