The One Recipe Summer Celebrations

Join host Jesse Sparks for a celebratory summer edition of The Splendid Table’s newest “podbaby,” The One Recipe. Jesse talks to culinary superstars about their summer entertaining strategies. They’ll discuss the recipes that work for a crowd and explore cooking traditions and foods with influences from all over the world. They’ll leave you with ideas to jumpstart your own summer parties, whether you’re celebrating Juneteenth, graduation, Father’s Day or the Fourth of July.

Guests include chef Chris Williams of Lucille’s in Houston, who has dedicated his kitchen to innovative takes on Southern food classics inspired by his great-grandmother Lucille B. Smith, Esteban Castillo, author of Chicano Bakes: Recipes for Mexican Pan Dulce, Tamales and My Favorite Desserts, Bao Ong, restaurant columnist at the Houston Chronicle and Natasha David author of Drink Lightly, A Lighter Take on Serious Cocktails.


Jesse Sparks
Jesse Sparks is a food and culture-obsessed writer, editor, and podcast host. His writing, editing and design work has appeared in Eater, Bon Appétit, The New York Times, The Kitchn, Food Network, and more. You can follow his work, cooking, and daily antics at @jesseasparks on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.


One hour

Show Clock

Billboard: 0:00 - 1:00
Newscast: 1:00 - 6:00
Segment A: 6:00 - 19:00
Floating Break: 19:00 - 20:00
Segment B: 20:00 - 39:00
Floating Break: 39:00 - 40:00
Segment C: 40:00 - 59:00
Total run time: 59:00


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June 12, 2023 - August 31, 2023

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