THANKSGIVING DAY TURKEY TRIAGE FROM THE SPLENDID TABLE LIVE ON PUBLIC RADIO STATIONS NATIONWIDE AND ONLINE

Contact:
Jen Keavy
jkeavy@americanpublicmedia.org
651.290.1271

Tune in to Turkey Confidential for help with your bird and much more with guests Lidia Bastianich, Carla Hall, Henry Alford and Melissa Clark, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., ET on Thanksgiving Day

St. Paul, Minn. (Oct. 14, 2014) – One of America’s most beloved Thanksgiving traditions, “Turkey Confidential” with Lynne Rossetto Kasper is coming your way Thanksgiving morning. Whether you are a novice or experienced cook, Thanksgiving can be stressful. Who wants to ruin Grandma’s beloved stuffing recipe or serve a half-frozen bird? That’s why holiday cooks and hosts all across the country tune in every year to The Splendid Table‘s “Turkey Confidential” on Thanksgiving morning. A holiday tradition in kitchens across the country, the show gives cooks an open line to Lynne Rossetto Kasper and her guests providing “turkey triage” by answering calls and emails live on Thursday, November 27, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., ET on public radio stations nationwide and online.

Some of the culinary world’s biggest stars will join Lynne this year for the two-hour show, offering an impressive background to help listeners navigate the biggest cooking day of the year. This year’s guests include Emmy award-winning television host, best-selling cookbook author and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich, American chef and host of The Chew Carla Hall, and New York Times food writer and frequent Splendid Table contributor Melissa Clark. In addition, humorist and author of “Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That?” Henry Alford weighs in with his amusing and insightful take on etiquette and family dysfunction, a topic sure to make you giggle before the guests arrive.

In addition to airing on more than 400 stations nationwide, the show will be streamed live on The Splendid Table website. Not sure where to listen? Check this list of stations that carry The Splendid Table. To contact Lynne and the team during the show, ask questions on Facebook and Twitter, send an email, or call (800) 537-5252. Tag @splendidtable on Instagram and share photos from your Thanksgiving feast with us.

Now in its twentieth season, The Splendid Table is the show for people who love to eat. A culinary, culture and lifestyle program that celebrates the intersection of food and life, it can be heard on more than 400 public radio stations nationwide. The show is produced and distributed by American Public Media. For more information or to interview Lynne, email Jen Keavy at jkeavy@americanpublicmedia.org or call 651-290-1271.

About Lynne Rossetto Kasper

Lynne Rossetto Kasper has won numerous awards as host of The Splendid Table, including two James Beard Foundation Awards (1998, 2008) for Best National Radio Show on Food, five Clarion Awards (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014) from Women in Communication and a Gracie Allen Award in 2000 for Best Syndicated Talk Show. Lynne is a respected authority on food, having published multiple bestselling books: The Splendid Table, The Italian Country Table; a series of quarterly e-books, Eating In with Lynne Rossetto Kasper, as well as the best-selling The Splendid Table’s How To Eat Supper, How To Eat Weekends and A Summertime Grilling Guide, which were co-authored with founding producer Sally Swift. The Splendid Table, produced by American Public Media, can be heard on more than 400 public radio stations nationwide.