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Chef David Chang and the members of the Recipe Club sift through millions of recipes to find the very best way to make the food you want to eat (subjectively speaking, of course). From plant-based meat to broccoli to seaweed, Chang and friends are determined to cut through the noise. Each week, they cook one dish, debate it, and ultimately figure out a few ways to make it tastier, too.

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Chef David Chang and the members of the Recipe Club sift through millions of recipes to find the very best way to make the food you want to eat (subjectively speaking, of course). From plant-based meat to broccoli to seaweed, Chang and friends are determined to cut through the noise. Each week, they cook one dish, debate it, and ultimately figure out a few ways to make it tastier, too.

Language:

English


Episodes

Season 3 Finale

11/24/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by the entire Recipe Club team to crown the Season 3 winner, hand out some awards and reflect on the beautiful mess that was Season 3. Hosts: David Chang and Chris Ying Guests: Rachel Khong, John deBary, Priya Krishna, and Bryan Ford Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:45

Maple Syrup

11/17/2023
Chris is joined by special guests Priya Krishna and John deBary for the penultimate episode of the season (and the last competitive episode) to make maple pudding cake. John and Priya square-off to determine who will be crowned season champion, and we're not going to tell you who wins! Host: Chris Ying Guests: Priya Krishna and John deBary Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:59:29

Sweet Potato Pie

11/10/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by special guest Malcolm Livingston II to take a deep holiday dive into sweet potato pie. Malcolm shares a remarkable recipe he developed (you will be a holiday hero if you make this!), which Dave tries to make in the microwave in less than 15 minutes, and Chris challenges himself to make handmade agar-agar for his version. Hosts: David Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Malcolm Livingston II Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:03:43

Ube

11/3/2023
Chris is joined by special guests Rachel Khong and Priya Krishna to discuss (and cook with!) one of the trendiest purple tubers you'll hear about this year: ube. In this episode, the Recipe Club puts Brandi Yamada's recipe for Sweet Potato Haupia Squares through the ringer. Rachel had to make her version in under 20 minutes, Chris makes his in a slow cooker, and Priya had to make her version using only shelf-stable ingredients. Host: Chris Ying Guests: Rachel Khong and Priya Krishna Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Cory McConnell, and Victoria Valencia Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:59:41

Pork Chili

10/27/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by special guest Dave Arnold to run up the score on his very own Game Day Pork Chili recipe! This is one of those recipes that you can make a huge batch of and be everyone's favorite tailgate buddy. But, as usual, the Recipe Club isn't going to take the easy way out. Dave does a Caribbean-inspired spin based on the true story of Jamaican oxtail, Chris tried an Italian-style fusion, and the guys—kind as ever—insisted that Dave Arnold turn this pork chili dish into a cocktail. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Dave Arnold Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:08:00

Instant Potato Flakes

10/20/2023
Chris is joined by guests Bryan Ford and John deBary to explore a food from the future: instant potato flakes! Listener Hannah Vickers shared the recipe for her dad's famous "Butterhorns"—which we, like you, had never heard of until now. Host: Chris Ying Guests: Bryan Ford and John deBary Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Cory McConnell, and Victoria Valencia Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:07

Flavored Vodka

10/13/2023
Chris is joined by guests Rachel Khong and Priya Krishna to dabble in the dark arts of flavored vodka. The Recipe Club isn't afraid of the oft-mocked genre of spirit, but rather embraces it in the name of home cookery. Host: Chris Ying Guests: Rachel Khong and Priya Krishna Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Cory McConnell, and Victoria Valencia Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:17:41

Parisian Gnocchi

10/6/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by special guest Wylie Dufresne to cook and discuss one of his favorite holiday recipes: Parisian Gnocchi! Wylie explains the original recipe, then Dave and Chris describe their self-prescribed fusions for Japanese and Beijing-style fusions, respectively. Finally, Wylie recounts his experience turning his own recipe into "pizza." Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Wylie Dufresne Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:09:08

Coffee

9/29/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by John deBary to pour over America's favorite morning beverage: coffee. In this episode, ‘The Recipe Club’ won't be drinking anything (it's never that easy, is it?), but trying out a coffee mole recipe from listener Juan Francisco, who took inspiration from his family's mole negro. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: John deBary Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:57:34

Chicken Wings

9/22/2023
Chris Ying clucks it up with Bryan Ford and John deBary about all things Chicken Wings. The guys break down their scale of love (or meh) for the ever-popular menu offering, and rate their go-to sauce if they were forced to choose only one. They then go through their cooking experience with this episode's delicious braised chicken wing recipe. Host: Chris Ying Guests: Bryan Ford and John deBary Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:11:39

Lemons

9/15/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by Rachel Khong to take the lemons life gave them and make a lemon-pod. In this episode, the Recipe Club is gifted a delicious ice cream creation from listeners Maggie and Geoffrey Litt, who were so inspired by Season 2's darling, the Margarita Sangria, that they came up with their "Lemon Darty Ice Cream Party," which came with not just a recipe, but a companion cocktail (required to be consumed prior to starting) and strict addenda for the cooks to follow. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Rachel Khong Producers: Gabi Marler, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:11:33

Watermelon

9/8/2023
Chris is joined by Rachel Khong and John deBary to discuss watermelon. Do seeded ones taste better? How do you pick a good one? This episode’s recipe is for a delightful drink called mohabbat ka sharbat—a refreshing floral concoction of watermelon juice, rose syrup, and whole milk. Rachel had to make it in less than 20 minutes. John, completely in his wheelhouse, made a luxe version (the ice cubes he made were $4 each, and it gets crazier). Chris had to tackle the “Double Taxation” challenge by making one of the ingredients completely by hand and also fusing it with Mexican flavors. Host: Chris Ying Guests: Rachel Khong and John deBary Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:58:47

Cauliflower

9/1/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by Priya Krishna to cook and discuss a cauliflower recipe for Gobhi Keema Matar that they take in some very interesting directions, including Dave's attempt to make it in a slow cooker (*Dave's method is not recommended and should not be tried at home), Priya's "Doomsday" method, and Chris's fusion to take it in a Mexican direction (ever hear of 'pea-camole'?). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Priya Krishna Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:16

Hot Dogs

8/25/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by Bryan Ford to make and discuss a recipe for stuffed hot dogs. Dave has to make his vegan, Chris has to try to do his keto-friendly, and Bryan is limited to only using shelf-stable ingredients for his version. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Bryan Ford Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Editor: Richard Parks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:45:27

Sweet Potatoes

8/18/2023
Season 3 points leader John deBary joins Dave and Chris to explore Annie Bauccio's family's (by way of 'Gourmet Magazine') beloved recipe for roasted sweet potato spears with bacon vinaigrette. With the new wheel constraints, Dave is forced to do a Scandinavian fusion, Chris makes it vegetarian, and John is only allowed to use a microwave. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: John deBary Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:53:12

Duck

8/11/2023
Rachel Khong joins Dave and Chris in person to discuss all things Duck-related and then tell the tales of their respective adventures making Natalie Cho’s family-favorite Braised Duck recipe. Dave tries doing it using only one pot, Chris has to make it on a strict $20 budget, and Rachel makes it luxe, having to spend at least $150. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Rachel Khong Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:15:19

Breadcrumbs

8/4/2023
Dave and Chris join forces with Priya Krishna to cook with breadcrumbs and make Mary Bennett’s Prudence Island Stuffies! Chris has to find a way to make these stuffed clams vegan (good luck), Dave cooks the whole dish using only one pot, and Priya … well, she has to make it spending less than $20. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Priya Krishna Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:16:30

Asada

7/28/2023
In this special episode, author and restaurateur Bricia Lopez joins Chris and Dave in-studio to make asada and discuss her new cookbook. Chris and Dave then try some of the new Wheel of Death restrictions—we’re gonna need a bigger studio to hold all the food! Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Bricia Lopez Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:23

Soda

7/21/2023
We dare you to listen in as Dave and Chris are joined by John deBary to immediately regret their decision to make Lindsay Haines's Cherry Coke Salad. Yes, that's a thing and even Lindsay's husband thinks it's gross. But juuuust gross enough for John to pick it. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: John deBary Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:01

Crab

7/7/2023
Dave and Chris are joined by Rachel Khong to riff on the Dunn Family’s tattoo-worthy crab cake recipe with their respective Wheel of Death restrictions. (Wait—how much money did Rachel spend on her "Luxe" version?!) The Club also discusses the unwritten personality test revelations of how you eat crab … and if you don’t know what we’re talking about, you’re very likely "that person." Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Rachel Khong Producers: Gabi Marler, Euno Lee, Ira Chute, Victoria Valencia, and Cory McConnell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:22:21