EPISODE 273 | November 29, 2016

Stassenfreude

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined by Mark Ladner of Del Posto and Michael R. Wilson to talk…

EPISODE 272 | November 22, 2016

Clean & Sterilized

On the Thanksgiving 2016 edition of Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined by Paul Adams, formerly of Popular Science, to…

EPISODE 271 | November 8, 2016

Robot Butchers

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by Paul Adams, former editor of Popular Science. Tune…

EPISODE 270 | November 1, 2016

Goin’ Straight Leatherman

Dave is back from Barcelona! Tune in to hear him and Nastassia discuss New York’s hipster enclaves, trains, hickory nut syrup, whether…

EPISODE 269 | October 18, 2016

Vegettified Garbage

This week on Cooking Issues, Nastassia and Jackie Molecules are on the line from D.C., while Dave talks about the closing night…

EPISODE 268 | October 11, 2016

The Miracle of Moisture Management

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave talks about the closure of his East Village staple Booker and Dax, why no…

EPISODE 267 | October 4, 2016

Chow Bella

This week on Cooking issues, Dave and Nastassia speak to Peter Kim from New York’s Museum of Food and Drink…

EPISODE 266 | September 27, 2016

Dr. Arielle Johnson

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by Dr. Arielle Johnson, a flavor scientist at the…

EPISODE 265 | September 20, 2016

DAMN Good Coffee…and HOT!

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by Kalle Freese, co-founder and CEO of Sudden Coffee,…

EPISODE 264 | September 13, 2016

Cookie Monsters

On the fall season premiere of Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia take listener questions about sugar, white zinfandel, truffles, pectin, NYC…

EPISODE 263 | August 30, 2016

Lost in Mianus

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave is joined in the studio by Nick Wong, chef de cuisine at Momofuku Ssäm Bar, and…

EPISODE 262 | August 16, 2016

In the Pocket of Big Dump Meal

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia field questions on cookie economics, carrageenans, coffee, and more. Plus, the latest dump…

EPISODE 261 | August 9, 2016

Rockstar Wines

On this week’s special episode of Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by Jordana Rothman, Anthony Bozza,…

EPISODE 260 | August 2, 2016

McGeez Nuts

This week on Cooking Issues, the Curious Cook Harold McGee joins Dave and Nastassia in the studio to talk cocktail sauce, the Impossible…

EPISODE 259 | July 26, 2016

Who’s Got Spirits?

This week on Cooking Issues – Dave just got back from Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans with advice on…

EPISODE 258 | July 19, 2016

Clay in Your Crème Brûlée

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia have an update on their centrifuge, plus questions about slow cooker techniques, curing fish,…

EPISODE 257 | July 12, 2016

Enlightenment Wines with Raphael Lyon

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by Raphael Lyon of Enlightenment Wines, the first meadery in New…

EPISODE 256 | July 5, 2016

Firewoks

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia talk fireworks, woks, truffles, fruit trimmings, hams, induction ovens, pressure cookers, and…

EPISODE 255 | June 28, 2016

Safety Day with Paul Adams from Popular Science

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave’s got Paul Adams, editor of Popular Science, in the studio. Tune in to hear them talk…

EPISODE 254 | June 14, 2016

Meet Meathead

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by barbecue whisperer, hedonism evangelist, and culinary mythbuster Meathead Goldwyn. He runs…

EPISODE 253 | June 7, 2016

One for the Road with Jackie Molecules

It’s the last episode of Cooking Issues with Jackie Molecules in the studio! Tune in for a fond farewell and champagne…

EPISODE 252 | May 31, 2016

Deez Rancid Nuts

Dave is back from Memorial Day weekend and he’s tackling questions on limequats, outdoor cooking setups and rancid nuts.

EPISODE 251 | May 24, 2016

Masterbaking with Jim Lahey

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave is joined by HRN founder Patrick Martins and no-knead bread originator Jim Lahey. Tune in…

EPISODE 250 | May 17, 2016

The Curious Cook, Harold McGee

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined by “The Curious Cook” Harold McGee, an author who writes about the chemistry and…

EPISODE 249 | May 3, 2016

Catching Fire with Professor Richard Wrangham

On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave speaks with Richard Wrangham, a British primatologist. Wrangham is co-director of the Kibale Chimpanzee…

EPISODE 248 | April 26, 2016

Creaming Issues

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave kicks off the show by giving Nastassia some belated birthday gifts, before diving into box of…

EPISODE 247 | April 19, 2016

Dave’s Playboy Debut

This week on Cooking Issues, we tackle Dave’s upcoming spread in Playboy, Nastassia’s ongoing hatred of biscuits, how to make your…

EPISODE 246 | April 12, 2016

All You Can Eat Ice Cream Sandwiches

Dave Arnold returns for another hilarious episode of Cooking Issues in which he admits that there is no limit to the…

EPISODE 245 | April 5, 2016

Dirtbag Buddies

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave complains about his torn arm and his son’s dirtbag buddies, before taking some listener questions about Jim…

EPISODE 244 | March 29, 2016

Torta is a Freakin’ Sandwich!

On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by Peter Kim of the Museum…

EPISODE 243 | March 22, 2016

Pirate Dave

Dave Arnold is back from Milan with lots to share on a brand new episode of Cooking Issues. He shares his…

EPISODE 242 | March 8, 2016

J. Kenji López-Alt

On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by J. Kenji López-Alt, chef and author of…

EPISODE 241 | March 1, 2016

Jackweeds and Nannypoos

On this week’s Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined in the studio by colleague Peter Kim from the Museum of…

EPISODE 240 | February 23, 2016

Rutabagas vs. Turnips – The Eternal Struggle

This week on Cooking Issues, we celebrate the return of sidekick Jackie Molecules, and talk getting food poisoning from supermarket sushi,…

EPISODE 239 | February 16, 2016

Red Pepper-pocalypse

This week on Cooking Issues, host Dave Arnold and Nastassia sit down with David’s son, Dax Arnold. Together they discuss Ivy League…

EPISODE 238 | February 9, 2016

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes…?

On an energetic episode of Cooking Issues, Dave jumps into a myriad of topics including egg nog, marriage problems and more.

EPISODE 237 | February 2, 2016

Jonny Hunter Comes to Town

Madison culinary madman Jonny Hunter of the Underground Food Collective visits the studio with some MOFAD friends for a show…

EPISODE 236 | January 26, 2016

Buskers & Turtles and Hams, Oh My!

It’s blizzard season here in NYC, but the crew is back in the studio and ready for some Cooking Issues. Tune…

EPISODE 235 | January 19, 2016

Pots are Female, Pans are Male

What is Dave’s least favorite vegetable? What are Dave’s weeknight staples for the dinner table?  Does he like haggis?  Should…

EPISODE 234 | January 12, 2016

808’s & Weddings

DON’T TRY TO CATER YOUR OWN WEDDING! This is one of the many pieces of advice Dave Arnold has for you…

EPISODE 233 | January 5, 2016

You Can’t Carbonate That On Radio!

Things get crazy on the first Cooking Issues of 2016. Dave Arnold is back and he is upset at you for…

EPISODE 232 | December 21, 2015

The Holiday Show

Say goodbye to 2015 with Dave Arnold, Nastassia Lopez and Jackie Molecules as they chat about everything from Christmas cookies…

EPISODE 231 | December 1, 2015

Harold McGee Returns

The inimitable “Curious Cook” Harold McGee rejoins Cooking Issues to tackle questions on everything from egg nogg to aquafaba. Dave Arnold…

EPISODE 230 | November 24, 2015

Run the Joules!

On a Thanksgiving themed episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold is joined by friend Chris Young of ChefSteps to talk about…

EPISODE 229 | November 19, 2015

LIVE From Bass Pro Shop in Bridgeport, CT

On a very special bonus episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold is LIVE from Bass Pro Shop in Bridgeport, CT!…

EPISODE 228 | November 17, 2015

The Best Part of Waking Up…

This one gets weird, and you’ll have to tune in to find out why. Dave, Nastassia and Jack talk about…

EPISODE 227 | November 10, 2015

Cider Week Takeover!

It’s Cider Issues on Cooking Issues! Dave Arnold is joined by two bad-ass cider makers, Leif Sundström of Sundström Cider & John…

EPISODE 226 | November 3, 2015

What Dave is Thinking About

When Dave Arnold was in art school, all he could think about was an assembly line of elves jumping into…

EPISODE 225 | October 27, 2015

Dave Hates Everclear & Bad Pistachios But Loves Cider!

Tune in to this week’s Cooking Issues as host Dave Arnold is talking stabilizing simple syrups, why he hates Everclear…

EPISODE 224 | October 20, 2015

Turducken, Sweet Potato Frieds & Christmas Lists

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave answered questions about Turducken, sweet potato fries, and egg drinks. Nastassia “re-announced” The Cube & The…

EPISODE 223 | October 13, 2015

Pressure Cooking, Deep Frying, & Pink Drinks, Oh My!

This week Cooking Issues is worth the wait!  Dave sweeps in the studio taking questions from topics ranging from chick…

EPISODE 222 | October 6, 2015

You Don’t Have a Circulator?

The Cooking Issues team is charged up this week! The chatroom is alive and full of comments and Dave is…

EPISODE 221 | September 29, 2015

Gualolololote

The chat room explodes with enthusiasm, Dave skirts a question about placenta, we learn that headshots are needed to kill…

EPISODE 220 | September 22, 2015

Enemy of Train Quality

Dave’s train breaks down, but he triumphantly calls in to Cooking Issues to dutifully answer your questions as he walks to the…

EPISODE 219 | September 15, 2015

Dave Hates MDF

Cooking Issues is back!!! Dave Arnold kicks off a new season of everybody’s favorite food-tech show with friend and colleague…

EPISODE 218 | August 11, 2015

Dave Gets High: Summer Season Finale

Can tea get you stoned? Is a quesadilla a sandwich? This week on Cooking Issues Dave Arnold and his guests…

EPISODE 217 | August 4, 2015

Everything Remains RAW

When is raw too raw? This week on Cooking Issues Dave answers your questions about Polyscience Chillers, reusable bags, raw…

EPISODE 216 | July 28, 2015

A Rollie Egg Cooker Surprise

This week on Cooking Issues, Paul Adams, the senior editor for Popular Science, joins Dave Arnold in the studio to…

EPISODE 215 | July 21, 2015

Harold McGee!

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold sits down with Jack Schramm, bartender at Booker and Dax, and food royalty…

EPISODE 214 | July 14, 2015

STIRRED, Not Shaken!

This week on Cooking Issues Dave Arnold answers more listener questions about making a simple syrup with lactose (you can’t),…

EPISODE 213 | July 7, 2015

The Great Guac Debate and Beyond!

This week on Cooking Issues Dave Arnold answers listener’s questions about cooking brisket, different kinds of ice, what fruit tastes…

EPISODE 212 | June 23, 2015

FIREWORKS AND SALTINES!

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold is on time and ready to answer a lot of questions. Topics range…

EPISODE 211 | June 16, 2015

MELD!

Darren Vengroff of Meld joins Dave Arnold on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues. Meld upgrades your existing cookware and…

EPISODE 210 | June 9, 2015

BKON

Dave Arnold is joined by the team behind BKON on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues!. Coming from a 3rd…

EPISODE 209 | June 2, 2015

Eating Ants On Air

What an eventful episode of Cooking Issues! Paul Adams, Senior Editor at Popular Science, joins Dave and the crew in-studio…

EPISODE 208 | May 26, 2015

Memorial Day Mishaps & Turkish Cheese

Dave Arnold is back from Memorial Day weekend with war stories and lots on his mind. Hear about his experiences…

EPISODE 207 | May 12, 2015

Beach Party & Insects

Dave Arnold is in for another jam-packed episode of Cooking Issues! Topics discussed include flour milling, absinthe, insects, cocktails, grilling…

EPISODE 206 | May 5, 2015

Mexican Treats, MOFAD and More!

Dave Arnold is back in the studio with Mexican treats and is joined by Peter Kim from MOFAD for a…

EPISODE 205 | April 28, 2015

Squash Blossoms & Salty Nuts

Dave Arnold is back from Mexico and he has tons on his mind. Tune in for a brand new episode…

EPISODE 204 | April 7, 2015

They Want the Scream!

Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are back this week to play with a listener’s Veggetti and answer caller questions on…

EPISODE 203 | March 31, 2015

Dave’s Veggetti Birthday

With no shortage of veggetti puns, Dave Arnold celebrates his 44th birthday in style on a brand new episode of…

EPISODE 202 | March 24, 2015

Award Tour

Dave Arnold celebrates his (first!) James Beard Award nomination with a mellow and distinguished episode of Cooking Issues. Nastassia Lopez…

EPISODE 201 | March 5, 2015

Say What?

Welcome to episode 201 of Cooking Issues. This week, Dave roasts Nastassia for not having a pressure cooker, Jonny Hunter…

EPISODE 200 | March 3, 2015

EPISODE 200!

For the 200th Episode of Cooking Issues Dave Arnold and the team celebrate in the studio with Prosecco and some…

EPISODE 199 | February 24, 2015

Jackie Molecules

Dave Arnold and Nastassia jump right in this week to a listener’s question about his outdoor barbecue in Sweden and…

EPISODE 198 | February 10, 2015

High

Dave and Nastassia are back this week to take listener questions on a host of topics including essential oil emulsification,…

EPISODE 197 | February 3, 2015

Pringles, Caviar & Champagne

Dave and the gang are back in the studio this week joined by Peter Kim of MOFAD. Dave starts out…

EPISODE 196 | January 20, 2015

A Sushi Party for Kids?

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are back this week to discuss Novoshape Pectin Methylase browning and take…

EPISODE 195 | January 13, 2015

Chia Seed Face

Chia seeds, outdoor kitchens, espresso beans, centrifuges — all topics of discussion on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues! Jack…

EPISODE 194 | January 6, 2015

Back for 2015

Dave Arnold and the Cooking Issues team is back for 2015! Hear about holiday meals, Hoppin’ John, cooking carrots in…

EPISODE 193 | December 16, 2014

The Holiday Show

Dave and Nastassia are back this week to take caller questions on a range of topics including french fry infusion,…

EPISODE 192 | December 9, 2014

Watch Your Trees!

We learn a few things on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues: There is a Christmas tree thief amongst the…

EPISODE 191 | December 2, 2014

Turkey Recap

Thanksgiving is over but that doesn’t mean Dave Arnold and the Cooking Issues team is done talking turkey. Tune in…

EPISODE 190 | November 25, 2014

Turkey Time

This week on Cooking Issues. Dave Arnold gets ready for thanksgiving week by taking listener questions on topics including naked…

EPISODE 189 | November 18, 2014

Sous Vide and Fireball Whiskey

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold is joined by Douglas Baldwin, author of Sous Vide for the Home Cook…

EPISODE 188 | November 11, 2014

Late from Brooklyn

Dave Arnold is back for a short show this week to answer listener questions including fungal Chitosan clarification, alcoholic Pacojet…

EPISODE 187 | November 4, 2014

Pizza Party

Dave Arnold is back from StarChefs this week to answer listener questions about bottling sodas at home, disgorging cider, and…

EPISODE 186 | October 21, 2014

JUSTINO!

This week on Cooking Issues Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez discuss the ideal Salad Nicoise and how the recipe has…

EPISODE 185 | October 14, 2014

The Future of Meat

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold is joined by Peter Kim and Emma Boast of MOFAD to discuss their…

EPISODE 184 |

Bonus Episode

Good news! It’s a bonus episode of Cooking Issues where Dave tries to catch up on un-answered questions and (mostly)…

EPISODE 183 | October 7, 2014

Stinky Fish Tuesday

This week on Cooking Issues, host Dave Arnold and Nastassia kick off the show taking a few questions from eager…

EPISODE 182 | September 30, 2014

Preserving Tomatoes

Dave Arnold invites Daniel Gritzer, Culinary Director of Serious Eats, to discuss tomatoes and their preservation. Daniel conducted an experiment…

EPISODE 181 | September 16, 2014

Demolition Derby

Dave and Nastassia return this week after a lecture at Harvard to discuss the best things Dave’s ever gotten out…

EPISODE 180 | September 2, 2014

Green Meat & Cyanide Cherries

Why’s my low-temp meat green? Why do my onions taste metallic? What can I make with all of these cherry…

EPISODE 179 | August 19, 2014

Goldilocks Ice Cream

As long as you’ve got questions, Dave Arnold has answers. Enter the wild and wacky world of Cooking Issues as…

EPISODE 178 | August 12, 2014

Gross Pizza Crust

Why are big-chain delivery pizza crusts so disgusting? What’s a Trinidad scorpion pepper? Can you make milk from cream just…

EPISODE 177 | August 5, 2014

Cement & Caramel

Dave survives a cement-dust ridden bike ride through Bushwick yet again to host a hilarious and information-packed episode of Cooking…

EPISODE 176 | July 29, 2014

The Geoduck Mascot

Why would a school choose the geoduck as its mascot? Why would anybody sauté zucchini? How can beet preparation go…

EPISODE 175 | July 22, 2014

Dave Rides a Fast Bike

Dave makes it to the studio in record time on his bike and crams in as much knowledge as he…

EPISODE 174 | July 8, 2014

The Voice of Phil Bravo

There’s a guest announcer this week on Cooking Issues, the energy is high and the studio is ready for your…

EPISODE 173 | July 1, 2014

Mark Ladner & Pasta Flyer

It’s summertime and the weather is hot in NYC, which means Dave Arnold is fresh off a sweaty bike ride…

EPISODE 172 | June 24, 2014

Hot Lobster Rolls & Roasted Marshmallows

Dave’s back for Cooking Issues and he’s joined by friend of the show Chris Young of Chef’sSteps.com. Chris also helped…

EPISODE 171 | June 17, 2014

Fiddleheads & Slave Shrimp

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are smashing smoke detectors! Tune in to hear talks about…

EPISODE 170 | June 10, 2014

Cup4Cup

Learn about gluten-free flour on an interesting episode of Cooking Issues, featuring guest Lena Kwak of Cup4Cup. “Cup for Cup”…

EPISODE 169 | June 3, 2014

Pressure Cookers, Patrick Martins & Cheeseheads

Dave Arnold jumps right into this week’s episode of Cooking Issues answering some specific questions on pressure cookers. Later on,…

EPISODE 168 | May 27, 2014

Columbo & Fishsticks

Dave’s back in the studio and that means a brand-spanking new edition of Cooking Issues! Tune in as he plows…

EPISODE 167 | May 20, 2014

Bluto Returns?

Dave might be home this week – but that’s not stopping him from hosting another jam-packed episode of Cooking Issues….

EPISODE 166 | April 23, 2014

PHOSPHATES! WHAAAAT!!!

Deep deep pizza, fried pickles, spent chickens, food grad phosphates… yep.. it’s another hilarious and jam-packed episode of Cooking Issues….

EPISODE 165 | April 15, 2014

Where’s My Lime?

Malolactic fermentation, Champagne, cereal, lime shortage…. yep.. it’s another information-packed episode of Cooking Issues. This week Dave shares his thoughts…

EPISODE 164 | April 8, 2014

MSG, Acidity, & Noodles

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave first answers a question about MSG and explains how the chemical affects the body…

EPISODE 163 | March 25, 2014

Pet Peeves, Hot Sauce & Booker!

Continuing where we left off last week, Dave rattles off some listener inspired Kitchen Pet Peeves on this week’s episode…

EPISODE 162 | March 18, 2014

Emulsifier Systems & Pressure Cookers

This week on Cooking Issues, Chris Young, founder of ChefSteps, calls in to provide some insight on today’s caller questions….

EPISODE 161 | March 11, 2014

Soda

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave takes a question that came in late last week about dry curing pork bellies….

EPISODE 160 | March 4, 2014

Fridge Storage, Ramen, & Coffee Machines

On this week’s Cooking Issues, Dave tells us about a recent experiment that uses baby poop to make sausage more…

EPISODE 159 | February 25, 2014

Vacuum Sealing & Ice Cream

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave gives us the lowdown on vacuum sealing food, takes a question about making whiskey…

EPISODE 158 | February 18, 2014

Pizza Is Already Flat

Cooking Issues is taking submissions for new theme songs! On this week’s episode, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez talk to…

EPISODE 157 | February 11, 2014

Bread Baking & Bloody Marys

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave tells us his method of dehydrating food and explains the effects that different ovens…

EPISODE 156 | February 4, 2014

Soy Milk, Lupini Beans, Plastic Bags, & Apricots

Is it possible to get the soy taste out of soy milk? How should you cook lupini beans? Can we…

EPISODE 155 | January 28, 2014

Soy Milk & Kosher Meats

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave takes question after question. First soy milk, then low-temperature cooking, then salting meat, etc….

EPISODE 154 | January 21, 2014

Flatware, Tableware, & More

On today’s episode of Cooking Issues, hosts Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez help out some listeners with sharpening knives, plate…

EPISODE 153 | January 14, 2014

Sanbitter, Crustaceans, & Canned Soup

On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, hosts Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez take a number of caller questions. They…

EPISODE 152 | January 8, 2014

Circulator Explosion

Cooking Issues returns in 2014 with helpful kitchen tips regarding circulators, distillation, koji, and more! Tune into this week’s episode…

EPISODE 151 | December 17, 2013

Robot Santa & Food Preservation

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastasha bring in Rebecca Palkoviks from Booker & Dax and Lara Speier from…

EPISODE 150 | December 3, 2013

Senegalese Cuisine & Salami

On today’s episode of Cooking Issues, hosts Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez answer questions about the essential steps to preparing…

EPISODE 149 | November 26, 2013

Pre

On this week’s pre-Thanksgiving episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold, Nastassia Lopez, and Piper Kristensen talk about the upcoming Kickstarter…

EPISODE 148 | November 19, 2013

Rolled Meats, Roasted Peanuts, & Deep Frying

In this episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold answers questions about rolled meats, and discusses low temperature methods of cooking…

EPISODE 148 |

Rolled Meats, Roasted Peanuts, & Deep Frying

In this episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold answers questions about rolled meats, and discusses low temperature methods of cooking…

EPISODE 147 | November 12, 2013

Mocktail Tales

In this episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold discusses some mocktail recipes that most closely mimic all aspects of alcoholic…

EPISODE 146 | November 5, 2013

Better than a BLT?

Can the BLT be improved upon? Is there anything more American than a Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwich? Do Tiki…

EPISODE 145 | October 29, 2013

Do Octopuses Feel Pain?

Are octopus aware of their own existence? What’s the best fish sauce? How is pink salt different than regular salt?…

EPISODE 144 | October 22, 2013

Chuggin’ Diet Coke

Get ready for another jam-packed episode of Cooking Issues as Dave Arnold tackles everything from home-carbonation to hot sauce. Find…

EPISODE 143 | October 15, 2013

Olive Slime & Fantasy Football

Why are canned black olives so bad? This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are talking about…

EPISODE 142 | October 8, 2013

Maximum Flavor

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are joined by Aki Kamozawa and H. Alexander Talbot of…

EPISODE 141 | September 24, 2013

It’s Paste!

Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez talking HASIP Plans, 3-D Printing, pudding, and more on this week’s Cooking Issues. Tune in…

EPISODE 140 | September 17, 2013

Fermentation & Tofu

After an unexpected two-week hiatus, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are back with another episode of Cooking Issues! Tune in…

EPISODE 139 | August 27, 2013

Eat Your Yolks

What are the culinary and nutritional benefits of egg yolks? Find out all of this and more on this week’s…

EPISODE 138 | August 20, 2013

Fish Show

Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez get fishy on this week’s edition of Cooking Issues. After recounting the events of the…

EPISODE 137 | August 6, 2013

Delhi Belly

After sharing some unorthodox ideas for detox methods, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez dig into a new batch of listener…

EPISODE 136 | July 30, 2013

Dave Tweaks on Lemonade

The phone lines are off the hook on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues! Dave Arnold is joined by Nastassia…

EPISODE 135 | July 23, 2013

Puffing Gun Coming to You

Congratulations to the Museum of Food and Drink on their successful Kickstarter campaign! Look out for the cereal puffer in…

EPISODE 134 | July 16, 2013

Fund the Puffer

The Museum of Food and Drink’s Kickstarter is drawing to a close; tune into this week’s Cooking Issues, and donate…

EPISODE 133 | July 9, 2013

Sandwich Sissy

Dave Arnold calls in from Florida for this week’s episode of Cooking Issues. Nastassia Lopez holds down the fort in…

EPISODE 132 | June 25, 2013

Testing Harold McGee

Harold McGee joins Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez in the studio for today’s edition of Cooking Issues! Harold and Dave…

EPISODE 131 | June 18, 2013

Free Berries

The puffing gun is up and running! This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez recap the first…

EPISODE 130 | June 11, 2013

Washing Dishes & Fruit Sex

The phones are off the hook on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues! Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are talking…

EPISODE 129 | June 4, 2013

No More Apricots

We’re smoking fish and steaming pudding on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues. Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are once…

EPISODE 128 | May 28, 2013

Ice Cream, Popcorn, & Fish

In this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave begins by answering a question on gluten intolerance by listener Mike Mallory….

EPISODE 127 | May 21, 2013

William McGee

Despite a bicycling ticket, Dave Arnold speeds into the studio and joins Nastassia Lopez for another week of Cooking Issues!…

EPISODE 126 | May 14, 2013

Chris Young on Coffee

Chris Young, co-author of Modernist Cuisine and founder of ChefSteps, calls into this week’s episode of Cooking Issues! Dave Arnold…

EPISODE 125 | May 7, 2013

Milk & West African Cuisine

Dave Arnold is back from Senegal with another episode of Cooking Issues! Joining him in the studio is Peter Kim…

EPISODE 124 | April 23, 2013

Olive Oil & Mark Ladner

Mark Ladner, chef at Del Posto, joins Dave, Nastassia, and Piper for this week’s Cooking Issues! Dave talks about his…

EPISODE 123 | April 16, 2013

Mashed Potato Nightmare

Arielle Johnson, bitters enthusiast and flavor chemical collector, joins Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez in the studio for this week’s…

EPISODE 122 | April 9, 2013

Life’s a Beach

Today on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold hopes to make your cooking life a beach. Nastassia Lopez calls in from the…

EPISODE 121 | April 2, 2013

Hard Water & Feral Pigs

Find out some alternative uses for transglutaminase on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues. Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are…

EPISODE 120 | March 26, 2013

Gas Burners & Acrylamide

Dave shares his love for gas burners on today’s episode of Cooking Issues! As always, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez…

EPISODE 119 | March 19, 2013

Acetobacter, Eggs, & Ice

Pop Rocks, vinegars, nanoparticles, and eggs- we’ve got it all on this week’s Cooking Issues. Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez…

EPISODE 118 | March 12, 2013

Fermented Llama Saliva

Fermented saliva, quail eggs, jello wrestling, vermouth cocktails, kombucha, pressure cooking, fermented milk and bad accents are all a part…

EPISODE 117 | March 5, 2013

Fecal Beer

Can’t get your dragons beard candy soft enough? Want to use avocado in a sous vide recipe? Do any of…

EPISODE 116 | February 26, 2013

Pork & Dessert

We’ve got a pork-filled episode of Cooking Issues this week! Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are back again, and they’re…

EPISODE 115 | February 19, 2013

Cookie Shards

Can you make high quality bread with bread machine? This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia “The Hammer”…

EPISODE 114 | February 12, 2013

The Hammer Joins Twitter

Pick perfect apples, find uses for your cheese rinds, and learn more about distillation on this week’s Cooking Issues! Tune…

EPISODE 113 | February 5, 2013

Espresso, Hot Sauce, & Vinaigrette

Valentine’s Day is coming up; find out what to cook for your date on this week’s Cooking Issues! Dave Arnold…

EPISODE 112 | January 29, 2013

Seal the Deal

Smoking bacon, gluing meat, and cooking in bags – Dave Arnold’s tackling it all on this week’s Cooking Issues! Tune…

EPISODE 111 | January 22, 2013

Offal and Kombu

Want to learn some different ways to prepare offal? On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia…

EPISODE 110 | January 15, 2013

Fried Chicken & Lobster

How do you fry your chicken? This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold shares his fried chicken recipe and cooking…

EPISODE 109 | January 8, 2013

Pine, Yolks, & Soup

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez talk about their experience acting as ‘fluffers’ at the South…

EPISODE 108 | December 18, 2012

Knives & French Fries

It’s the last Cooking Issues of 2012! Tune in to hear Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez answer your cooking questions….

EPISODE 107 | December 11, 2012

Food Science Schooling

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are talking gummies, meringue, studying food science, and sous vide!…

EPISODE 106 | December 4, 2012

Live Readings with Harold McGee

Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez lament the world’s declining champagne consumption on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues. Dave starts…

EPISODE 105 | November 27, 2012

Grease on Cashmere

Did you catch Dave Arnold on CNN’s The Next List? If you missed it, don’t worry- Dave and Nastassia Lopez…

EPISODE 104 | November 20, 2012

Turkey Issues

Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are celebrating Thanksgiving on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues! Grab a bottle of wine,…

EPISODE 103 | November 13, 2012

Bread & Brine

On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are joined in the studio by Piper Kristensen…

EPISODE 102 | November 6, 2012

Hurricane Sandy, Refrigeration, & More

Welcome to yet another episode of Cooking Issues. Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are in the studio post-Hurricane Sandy, and…

EPISODE 101 | October 16, 2012

Fly Control & Waffles

Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are back after last week’s celebration for another installment of Cooking Issues! This week, Dave…

EPISODE 100 | October 9, 2012

The 100th Episode!

Welcome to the 100th episode of Cooking Issues! To congratulate Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez, HRN’s own Patrick Martins, Erin…

EPISODE 99 | October 2, 2012

Fracking & Ice Cream

CNN is in the studio filming Dave for “The Next List” on this week’s edition of Cooking Issues and Dave…

EPISODE 98 | September 25, 2012

Preserving, Smoking & Pig Heads

What do you do with a pig head? Why don’t more people like scrapple and haggis? Want more tips on…

EPISODE 97 | September 18, 2012

“Heir Apparent”

Though he’s late to the studio again, Dave Arnold is back for another hilarious and jam-packed episode of Cooking Issues….

EPISODE 96 | September 11, 2012

Circulation and Clarification

Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are back from Harvard to help you in the kitchen on this week’s Cooking Issues!…

EPISODE 95 | August 28, 2012

Intelligent and Tasty Cephalopods

Dave Arnold is back from Colombia, and is joined again by Nastassia Lopez for another episode of Cooking Issues. Dave…

EPISODE 94 | August 21, 2012

Curing Meat and Making Sausage

Dave Arnold is heading to Colombia, but not before another episode of Cooking Issues. Dave and Nastassia Lopez start the…

EPISODE 93 | August 14, 2012

The Role of Plating

This week’s episode of Cooking Issues starts off with a slightly off-topic discussion: food aesthetics. Tune in to hear Dave…

EPISODE 92 | August 7, 2012

Sap and Stock

Welcome to another installment of Cooking Issues with Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez! On this episode, Dave breaks out some…

EPISODE 91 | July 31, 2012

Shellfish and Fish Sauce

Welcome to another episode of Cooking Issues! Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are in the studio answering a range of…

EPISODE 90 | July 24, 2012

Live from Tales of the Cocktail

On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold calls in from Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, while…

EPISODE 89 | July 17, 2012

Peeling & Seasoning

On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are tackling a bunch of different food-related topics;…

EPISODE 88 | July 3, 2012

Egg Your Oven

On this week’s episode of Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are joined by Aaron Marks, Development Executive for…

EPISODE 87 | June 26, 2012

Banned Bubbles

We’re getting sociopolitical on this week’s episode of Cooking Issues! Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are in the studio taking…

EPISODE 86 | June 19, 2012

Frothy Lulo

Dave Arnold breaks his personal record as he zooms on his bicycle to Roberta’s for this week’s Cooking Issues! This…

EPISODE 85 | June 12, 2012

Back From Japan!

Dave and Nastassia are back from Japan and Cooking Issues has returned! Dave’s mailbox is full and he attempts to…

EPISODE 84 | May 22, 2012

Nastassia Hates Coffee

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave takes issue with Nastassia’s distaste for coffee and, to a lesser extent, hipsters as…

EPISODE 83 | May 15, 2012

A Nasty Leak

Cooking Issues keeps on rolling as Dave Arnold tackles a wide variety of listener questions. Tune in and hear tips…

EPISODE 82 | May 8, 2012

Puffing Guns and Orange Shirts

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold is all over the place and breaks down his thoughts on carbonation, DIY…

EPISODE 81 | May 1, 2012

Back from Berlin

Dave Arnold is back from Germany and ready to solve your cooking issues! Tune in as he explains how myoglobin…

EPISODE 80 | April 17, 2012

Flavor Pairings & More

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold answers questions about everything from refractometers to pressure cooked caviar. Find out why…

EPISODE 79 | April 10, 2012

Brooks Headley Returns

Are flavor pairings real? Are there shared compounds and volatiles in successful food pairings? What the hell does Crystal Light…

EPISODE 78 | April 3, 2012

Maxime Bilet

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez are joined in the studio by one of the authors…

EPISODE 77 | March 20, 2012

Juniper, Steaks, and Vegan Bakes

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez field some listener questions about topics such enzymatic peeling, baking…

EPISODE 76 | March 13, 2012

Tony Conigliaro

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold is joined in the studio by cocktail and drink expert Tony Conigliaro of…

EPISODE 75 | March 6, 2012

Low Temperature & Hot Pockets

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez take on listener questions of all sorts – from low-temperature…

EPISODE 74 | February 28, 2012

From Moscow to Australia

The lines are off the hook this week on Cooking Issues as Dave answers live caller questions from Australia to…

EPISODE 73 | February 21, 2012

Makin’ Mozzarella

This week Cooking Issues starts a little early and takes on all your chocolate making questions from how to get…

EPISODE 72 | February 14, 2012

Valentine’s Day

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia get out their Valentine’s Day gripes early in the morning. But moreover,…

EPISODE 71 | February 7, 2012

Spheres & Circulators

This week on Cooking Issues with Dave Arnold & Nastassia Lopez, learn why your spherification process may be going awry…

EPISODE 70 | January 31, 2012

Get To Know Your Knife

This week on Cooking Issues Dave gets on point in teaching you how to sharpen your fine kitchen knives from…

EPISODE 69 | January 24, 2012

Fried Meatballs, Fish and More

Dave returns to the studio this week with tales of dog sledding in Sweden and opening up his new bar,…

EPISODE 68 | January 3, 2012

Say No To Whole Wheat Pasta

The Cooking Issues team is back! Tune in to the first 2012 edition of the best call-in food show in…

EPISODE 67 | December 20, 2011

Flat Tire Holiday Show

Dave’s bike broke down, so this week’s holiday episode of Cooking Issues is hosted remotely by phone. Hear Dave answer…

EPISODE 66 | December 13, 2011

Deep Fry

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave continues plowing through your questions and having some fun along the way. Tune in…

EPISODE 65 | December 6, 2011

Pecans, Vodka, Brining & More

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave attempts to sort through a full mailbox of caller and listener questions ranging from…

EPISODE 64 | November 29, 2011

No Cursing!

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave answers more of your cooking related questions covering topics such as sous vide crusting…

EPISODE 63 | November 22, 2011

Nirvana & Bagpipes

This week Dave gets his holiday travel frustrations out with some Nirvana and bagpipes while answering your questions about how…

EPISODE 62 | November 15, 2011

Corn Nut Comeback

This week on Cooking Issues Dave Arnold vows to have corn nuts make a comeback and to wean you off…

EPISODE 61 | November 8, 2011

Off the Hook!

The Cooking Issues phone lines are ringing off the hook this week as Dave juggles caller and email questions covering…

EPISODE 60 | November 1, 2011

Alexander Talbot

This week Cooking Issues welcomes a surprise special guest: Alexander Talbot of the wonderful Ideas In Food blog. They dig…

EPISODE 59 | October 25, 2011

Halloween Episode!

Dave, Nastassia & Jack are all alone at an abandoned Roberta’s for a spooky edition of Cooking Issues. Tune in…

EPISODE 58 | October 18, 2011

Bread Infusion, Meat Safety, and More

This week on Cooking Issues Dave Arnold takes your temperature, or more specifically the temperature of your meat to make…

EPISODE 57 | October 11, 2011

Bread, Brains, and Gum

This week Cooking Issues gets sticky and wierd. Dave and Nastassia answer your questions about using gums such carrageenan and…

EPISODE 56 | October 4, 2011

Chris Young

This week on Cooking Issues Dave Arnold is joined by Chris Young, one of the authors of Modernist Cuisine. But…

EPISODE 55 | September 27, 2011

Jerry Lee, Confit & More

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia are gearing up for the launch of the Museum of Food and…

EPISODE 54 | September 20, 2011

WWJE

This week on Cooking Issues Dave turns up the heat on induction burners–find out why you should get rid of…

EPISODE 53 | September 13, 2011

Meat Glue & The Modernist Pantry

Today marks a special celebration for Cooking Issues, the 53rd episode! Nastassia and Dave celebrate with some Barterhouse rose. This…

EPISODE 52 | August 30, 2011

Live from Bogota, It’s Cooking Issues!

Cooking Issues goes from Brooklyn to Bogota as Dave does a call in show from Columbia. Learn about the exotic…

EPISODE 51 | August 23, 2011

Who Doesn’t Like Biscuits?!?!

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold tackles questions on everything from water chesnut to Hydraulic fracturing. Find out why…

EPISODE 50 | August 16, 2011

Nathan Myhrvold

This week Cooking Issues has an extra-special, extra-long, extra-strength episode for you with the amazing polymath Nathan Myhrvold joining Dave…

EPISODE 49 | August 9, 2011

Meat, MSG, and Mayan Spinach

Ever wonder where the greatest collection of pears and berries are in the United States? Which plant will kill you…

EPISODE 48 | August 2, 2011

Sugar, Manatees, and Meat

This weeks episode of Cooking Issues melts down the science behind sugar’s decomposition under heat as well as sous-vide and…

EPISODE 47 | July 26, 2011

Food Chemistry and Color

This week on Cooking Issues Dave tackles your questions from last week show. Learn about cultured-meat technology and how it…

EPISODE 46 | July 19, 2011

Dave’s Back!

This week Dave is back to Cooking Issues after a 3-week hiatus and Nastasia joins in from the Outer Banks….

EPISODE 45 | June 21, 2011

Pie

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave is alone in the studio as Nastassia joins him on the phone from Rhode…

EPISODE 44 | June 14, 2011

Curing and Iki Jime

This week on Cooking Issues Dave discourses on culinary techniques from Japan to Kentucky. First Dave answers your questions on…

EPISODE 43 | June 7, 2011

Harold McGee

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave Arnold is joined via telephone by author and food science expert Harold McGee. Tune…

EPISODE 42 | May 31, 2011

Raw Vegan Diet

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave tries out a raw vegan diet and discusses the hardships and limitations involved. He…

EPISODE 41 | May 17, 2011

Vodka Sauce & Non Alcoholic Cocktails

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave & Nastassia answer a mailbag full of questions ranging from the purpose of vodka…

EPISODE 40 | May 10, 2011

Cuffs and Buttons

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave is joined by Chad Solomon and Christy Pope of Cuffs and Buttons. Tune in…

EPISODE 39 | May 3, 2011

Brooks Headley

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia are joined by Brooks Headley, the Executive Pastry Chef at Del Posto….

EPISODE 38 | April 26, 2011

Bacon Carbonara?

EPISODE 37 | April 19, 2011

Cinnamon, Guar Gum, Etc.

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave has his hands full with listener questions and manages to get through them all….

EPISODE 36 | April 12, 2011

Eat Canadian Geese!

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia tackle questions about everything from mutations breeding to Canadian geese. Tune in…

EPISODE 35 | April 5, 2011

SPORE SPORE SPORE

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave talks about his experience trying to make salt risen bread. Learn more about this…

EPISODE 34 | March 29, 2011

Stand Up!

Cooking Issues is back to it’s normal time slot and Sly & The Family Stone replace Hall & Oats as…

EPISODE 33 | March 22, 2011

Harold McGee

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave welcomes friend of the show Harold McGee back to the program. Dave & Harold…

EPISODE 32 | March 8, 2011

Change the Music

The music may have changed, but the show is just the same! Tune into another information packed episode of Cooking…

EPISODE 31 | March 1, 2011

Torch It!!!

This week on Cooking Issues, listen in as Dave solves issues ranging from blow torched meat to Maillard reaction eggs….

EPISODE 30 | February 15, 2011

Okra & Macaroons

You’ve got issues – Dave’s got answers. Tune into the latest episode of Cooking Issues for help with topics such…

EPISODE 29 | February 8, 2011

The Perfect Espresso

What happens when Nastassia “The Hammer” Lopez is not in studio with Dave? He gets a chance to go on…

EPISODE 28 | February 1, 2011

Dave is Back!

Dave is finally in the studio on time for another exiting round of Cooking Issues. Dave answers calls about everything…

EPISODE 27 | January 25, 2011

Not In the Fridge!

Today on Cooking Issues, Dave is on time and has plenty of callers to answer to. Listen as he talks…

EPISODE 26 | January 18, 2011

Through the Slush

Dave successfully fights through the slush to host yet another informative and entertaining episode of Cooking Issues. He discusses the…

EPISODE 25 | January 11, 2011

Pro Salt War Path

The MTA might have been responsible for Dave’s lateness this week, but that didn’t stop him from plowing through your…

EPISODE 24 | January 4, 2011

Fishes, Fishes, Vodka

On the first episode of Cooking Issues in 2011, Dave & Nastassia are reunited in the studio and there are…

EPISODE 23 | December 21, 2010

Holiday Special

On a “holiday” themed episode of Cooking Issues, Dave rides solo as Nastassia is in the comforts of Southern California….

EPISODE 22 | December 14, 2010

I Want to Be a Mexican Grandmother!

This week on Cooking Issues, Dave addresses the growing concern over Nastassia’s lack of on-air time and Nastassia responds with…well,…

EPISODE 21 | December 7, 2010

Say No To Welshers!

It’s official! Dave will be eating raw food for a week after making a public bet last week that nobody…

EPISODE 20 | November 30, 2010

Heritage Turkey & More

Are Dave’s classes really worth taking? Are Heritage turkeys really that good? Is it possible to infuse alcohol with Dr….

EPISODE 19 | November 23, 2010

Thanksgiving Episode

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia take on a set of Turkey-day related cooking issues. Learn how to…

EPISODE 18 | November 16, 2010

Szechuan Stuff

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia attempt to reach out to a community of listeners with cooking issues….

EPISODE 17 | November 2, 2010

Home Ground Meat

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia return to US soil to tackle more listener queries from the phone…

EPISODE 16 | October 19, 2010

London!

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia call-in from London’s Heathrow Airport for a special lay-over edition of Cooking…

EPISODE 15 | October 12, 2010

American Country Ham

On today’s Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia answer your e-mails and take calls from both sides of the Atlantic. Listen…

EPISODE 14 | October 5, 2010

Berlin!

This week on Cooking Issues Dave calls in from Berlin to join Nastassia in-studio. Together they take your calls, take…

EPISODE 13 | September 28, 2010

Climbing the Ladder

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia help an aspiring chef in New Zealand who wants to make the…

EPISODE 12 | September 21, 2010

Busted eBay Junk

This week on Cooking Issues Dave helps a listener fix a busted eBay purchase, laments America’s obsession with white meat…

EPISODE 11 | September 14, 2010

Vaporize It!

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia spoke on their usual wide breadth of topics, helping chefs from all…

EPISODE 10 | September 7, 2010

Chocolate at Home

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia take a caller’s query on making chocolate at home, and delve into…

EPISODE 9 | August 31, 2010

Indian Food

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia dish out a heaping helping of culinary assistance via the telephone as…

EPISODE 8 | August 24, 2010

All You Can Eat

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia tackle a bevy of questions and add some sage advice on all-you-can-eat…

EPISODE 7 | August 17, 2010

Jeffrey Steingarten

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Stassia sit down with Jeffrey Steingarten, Vogue food critic and Iron Chef America…

EPISODE 6 | August 10, 2010

Miracle Fruit, Dutch Ovens & More

This week on Cooking Issues Dave and Nastassia spoke about the scientific wonders of Miracle Fruit, buying a Dutch Oven,…

EPISODE 5 | August 2, 2010

Dave Wondrich

Cocktail journalist and mixologist Dave Wondrich visits Cooking Issues to enlighten listeners on the current state of the punch bowl,…

EPISODE 4 | July 27, 2010

Peppers!

This week on Cooking Issues Dave answered an email question regarding arguably the most delectable (and until the discovery of…

EPISODE 3 | July 20, 2010

Harold McGee

This week on Cooking Issues Dave conferred with science-of-food guru Harold McGee, author of The Curious Cook, On Food &…

EPISODE 2 | July 13, 2010

Cocktails

This week on Cooking Issues Dave discussed the best way to “pre-batch” cocktails and his scientific research into the difference…

EPISODE 1 | June 29, 2010

Cooking Issues Debuts

This week, on the premiere episode of Cooking Issues Dave Arnold took caller’s queries and covered a wide berth of…

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