Dinner SOS by Bon Appétit

Panoply

A last-minute party with no menu inspiration. A kitchen with no space. A toddler who will only eat buttered pasta. Name your dinner emergency—Bon Appétit is here to help. Dinner SOS is the podcast where we answer desperate home cooks' cries for help. In every episode, food director Chris Morocco and a rotating cast of cooking experts tackle a highly specific conundrum and present two solutions. The caller will pick one, cook through it, and let us know if we successfully helped rescue dinner. Call in with your own dinner emergencies—no problem is too big or too small! For the recipes featured in Dinner SOS and more, head to bonappetit.com or download the new Epicurious App in the iOS App Store. You can find episodes of our previous podcast, Food People, here.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Panoply

Description:

A last-minute party with no menu inspiration. A kitchen with no space. A toddler who will only eat buttered pasta. Name your dinner emergency—Bon Appétit is here to help. Dinner SOS is the podcast where we answer desperate home cooks' cries for help. In every episode, food director Chris Morocco and a rotating cast of cooking experts tackle a highly specific conundrum and present two solutions. The caller will pick one, cook through it, and let us know if we successfully helped rescue dinner. Call in with your own dinner emergencies—no problem is too big or too small! For the recipes featured in Dinner SOS and more, head to bonappetit.com or download the new Epicurious App in the iOS App Store. You can find episodes of our previous podcast, Food People, here.

Language:

English


Episodes

Nextover Nirvana

1/31/2023
Like many of us, Jenn is experiencing leftover fatigue. So, Kendra and Chris introduce her to the lifechanging art of nextovers. Recipes featured in this episode: From Kendra, Beer-Braised Carnitas, Buttery Tomato and Cinnamon-Spiced Rice and from Chris, Chicken Tinga Tostadas with Bacony Black Beans Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:24

When in Doubt...Funghi

1/24/2023
Nico and Natalie love cooking together, but after Natalie developed a dairy intolerance cooking their favorite dishes just hasn't been the same. Chris invites vegan-chef Chrissy Tracey to help Nico and Natalie navigate the world of dairy-free. Recipes featured in this episode: From Chrissy, her Vegan Cacio e Pepe and from Chris, Chewy Date and Dark Chocolate Cookies Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:35:23

Paging Dr. Donut

1/17/2023
Aruna is about as prepared as any home cook could be. But after a bad experience frying, she's terrified to try again. Chris brings in Test Kitchen Coordinator Inés Anguiano to get Aruna back in the frying game! Recipes featured in this recipe: From Inés: Cardamom Cream-Filled Sugar Donuts, Lemony Glazed Cake Doughnuts From Chris: Doughnuts with Grapefruit Curd and Citrus Sugar More information about frying from Bon Appétit: 5 Things That Can Go Horribly Wrong When Frying (and How to Avoid...

Duration:00:29:32

January Mailbag Edition

1/10/2023
We love hearing from our listeners, but we get a lot of questions that we can't turn into full episodes. So, to answer your questions, we're going through our inbox and answering them on air. If you have a dinner emergency for us, write to us at dinnersos@bonappetit.com. Recommendations Below: For Serena: Zaynab Issa’s’ Chicken & Cabbage Salad. For Abby: Kendra Vaculin’s Sun-Dried Tomato Romesco Pasta For Jackson: Maesri Brand Curry Paste NY Shuk Harissa NY Shuk Preserved Lemons Maya...

Duration:00:22:28

Winter Special: Happiness Expert Gretchen Rubin on Overcoming Travel Stress

12/27/2022
With holiday travel approaching, tensions are running high and things can get, well, a little stressful. To help us feel more at ease as we enter into the festive period, Lale chats with Gretchen Rubin, author of blockbuster books like Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and Happier at Home, about how to get the most out of the season. For more from Women Who Travel, visit our website or subscribe to our email newsletter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:35:25

Kitchen-to-Party Ratio

12/13/2022
Claire tends to spend her dinner parties in the kitchen, not with her guests. She called in search of a recipe with big make ahead potential. Recipes Featured in this Episode: From Zaynab, the Date & Soy Shortribs and from Chris, the Duck Confit. For a transcript of this episode, please follow this link. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:27

Small Space, Big Dreams

12/6/2022
Sam's kitchen is tiny, but she really wants to experiment in the kitchen, particularly with baking. Chris enlists the help of Bon Appetit's Deputy Food Editor Hana Asbrink to help Sam bake something beautiful in her small space. If you have a dinner emergency on your hands, write to us at podcasts@bonappetit.com. Or leave us a voice message at 212-286-7071. Recipes Featured in this Episode: From Hana, the Giant Cardamom Bun and from Chris, the Cocoa Brioche Morning Bun. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:36:02

Dietary Restriction Bingo

11/29/2022
Neha is having a dinner party on Friday. But with five guests and a set of four dietary restrictions, she's stumped by what to serve. So, Chris brings in BA Food Editor Shilpa Uskokovic to help Neha figure out what to serve besides water soup! If you have a dinner emergency on your hands, write to us at podcasts@bonappetit.com. Or leave us a voice message at 212-286-7071! Recipes: From Shilpa, Weeknight Fancy Ravioli, and from Chris, Baked Minty Rice w/ Pomegranate For a transcript of this...

Duration:00:24:33

Thanksgiving SOS: No Kitchen

11/22/2022
A construction timeline for Rose's kitchen is interfering with her Thanksgiving plans, so she's decided to turn to the grill. Our host Chris Morocco enlists one of the Test Kitchen's greatest grillers to help Rose find the perfect Thanksgiving menu. If you have a dinner emergency on your hands, write to us at podcasts@bonappetit.com. Or leave us a voice message at 212-286-7071! Recipes featured in this episode: Kendra's Menu: Healthyish Barbecued Chicken, Smashed Green Beans with Lemony...

Duration:00:35:26

An Amsterdam Thanksgiving

11/15/2022
Brooke is used to hosting Thanksgiving at her mom's house in Texas. But life has brought her to Amsterdam where she's hoping to host the holiday for friends. But trying to navigate her small kitchen, the metric system and grocery options is proving to be a huge challenge. Our host Chris Morocco and a Bon Appétit all-star are on the case. If you have a dinner emergency on your hands, write to us at podcasts@bonappetit.com. Or leave us a voice message at 212-286-7071! Recipes from our hosts:...

Duration:00:36:35

Coming Soon! Dinner SOS from Bon Appétit

11/8/2022
Dinner SOS is the podcast where we answer desperate home cooks' cries for help. In every episode, food director Chris Morocco and a rotating cast of cooking experts tackle a highly specific conundrum and present two solutions. The caller will pick one, cook through it, and let us know if we successfully helped rescue dinner. Send us your dinner emergency to podcasts@bonappetit.com! Our first episode airs November 15th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:02:19

How does a Bon Appétit issue get made?

2/10/2022
It’s the last episode of Season 1! And to wrap things up, we’re tackling a question that, frankly, we ask ourselves a lot: How do we take a bunch of ideas, inspirations, recipes, and themes and turn them into a print issue almost every single month? Is it magic? Sort of! This week, we’re pulling back the curtain on the development process for our June/July combined issue (yes, we plan that far ahead). From choosing a theme to pitching ideas to actually developing a recipe, this is how it all...

Duration:00:37:02

What are the foods that made us fall in love?

2/3/2022
Between the candlelit dinners, the big chocolate hearts, and the bottles of bubbly, Valentine’s Day is definitely a food holiday if you want it to be. Eating is romantic! And you don’t have to take our word for it. This year, we’re swallowing our cynicism and sharing stories of meet-cutes, first dates, and romantic meals from a few of our favorite couples in the world of food. Listen to find out how a paella helped seal the deal, how a plate of chilaquiles opened hearts, and what happens...

Duration:00:31:58

Why are people obsessed with Trader Joe's?

1/27/2022
Trader Joe’s shoppers can be… intense. Like, wait-around-the-corner-for-“Everything But The Bagel”-seasoning intense. From fan pages on Facebook to a thriving scene of Instagram influencers to the Supreme-level of hype around their new product drops, the grocery chain is basically a lifestyle brand at this point. Outside of Joe himself, no one knows that better than contributor Alex Beggs. Beggs has been writing Trader Joe’s snack reviews for four years, and she’s picked up some pretty...

Duration:00:29:32

What are our secret weapon ingredients?

1/20/2022
The January slump is hitting, and cooking is starting to feel pretty dull. But rather than giving up entirely, we’re leaning on the power of our pantries. Instead of re-inventing the wheel (of cheese?), we can rely on a few tried and true staples that we always have around, and use them in new and inventive ways. This week on the podcast, Amanda chats with associate food editor Kendra Vaculin and recipe developer extraordinaire Hetty McKinnon, who spill the tea about a few of their favorite...

Duration:00:36:13

What does “healthy eating” even mean?

1/13/2022
It’s New Year's resolution season, which has a lot of us thinking about eating healthier. That word, “healthy,” can mean so many different things to so many different people—so much so that finding a good definition can be pretty tough. But senior food editor Christina Chaey's new series of recipes from our annual Healthyish issue are a good starting point. This week on the podcast, Christina joins Amanda to talk through what she’s been cooking so far in 2022, then associate editor Ali...

Duration:00:34:40

What was the best thing we cooked this year?

12/16/2021
It’s that old, familiar season, and we’re not just talking about eggnog, we’re talking about the season of “Best Of” lists. Here at BA, we’ve got plenty of best recipe round-ups in the pipeline, but those lists only tell half the story. In our eyes, the best recipes aren’t always the ones that “break the internet” (though sometimes they are—we’re looking at you Caramel Apple Cookies). They’re the ones that surprised us, taught us something new, or became our back-pocket go-tos week after...

Duration:00:34:32

What are Drew Barrymore and Pilar Valdes hungry for?

12/9/2021
Drew Barrymore didn’t always love to cook. When she first lived alone, at 14 years old, she stuck to instant ramen, boxed mac and cheese, and egg-in-the-hole toasts. But as an adult, sharing food with her friends and loved ones has become one of her favorite things, and her close friend and personal chef Pilar Valdes is a big reason why. The pair met in the midst of major life transitions, and they found solace and inspiration together in the kitchen. This week, they’re on the pod with host...

Duration:00:32:47

What are Dorie Greenspan’s favorite cookies?

12/2/2021
There’s a reason fans call Dorie Greenspan the “Cookie Queen.” Over her 30-year career, the James Beard Award-winning author has published 14 cookbooks, developed thousands of recipes, and built an online following years before “influencers” were even a thing. In our sweetest episode yet, she sits down with Amanda to talk about a few of her favorite cookies in her newest book, Baking With Dorie—just in time for your cookie swap. Later on, senior commerce editor MacKenzie Chung Fegan stops by...

Duration:00:40:08

What’s Stanley Tucci Doing for Thanksgiving?

11/22/2021
Who but Stanley Tucci could charm us on social media with his Negroni-making skills, eat his way through Italy for a documentary series, and publish a food-heavy memoir all during a global pandemic? He’s had so much going on that we almost forgot that he’s also a Hollywood star. The man/myth/legend gave us his best tips for entertaining in our November issue, and this week on the podcast, he sits down with editor in chief Dawn Davis to chat about his favorite Thanksgiving dishes, the gifts...

Duration:00:29:39