Episode 54: The Christmas Cookie Scene

Stefin is trying to stay warm during the U.K.’s “arctic blast.” Helping her is Nigella Lawson’s Christmas special on BBC2. If you haven’t read or cooked from a Nigella book, treat yourself this holiday season. Stefin recommends Nigella Christmas for a fun and merry read, and lots of yummy recipes. Stefin’s also wondering how many […]

Episode 53: International Desserts with Cate Brubaker

Andrea is hot off another successful cookbook club meeting, and has several desserts to report on from the new Smitten Kitchen cookbook, Every Day, including a stunning and scrumptious Danish Rice Pudding that she might never have tried on her own, but, thanks to her club, is now one of her favorites. Much less glamorously, […]

Episode 50: Older and Wiser (with Cupcakes!)

Stefin and Andrea kick off Preheated’s celebratory first-anniversary month with a look back at some memorable episodes. Remember Cranberry Upside Down Cake (Episode 3), homemade eggnog (Episode 5) and Biscoff Pie (Episode 14)? How about our reminder from Episode 1 — to take advantage of fall sales on baking spices, flour and butter? It was […]

Episode 49.5: Reunited in London! (Bonus Episode)

If Andrea and Stefin sound particularly giddy in this short and sweet bonus episode, it’s because they’re together again in jolly old England. In a Preheated first, they’re recording together in the same room, and that room happens to be in London! In between sightseeing trips to London’s fabulous Borough Market, bookstores, tearooms and shops, […]

Episode 48: Singing the Praises of Fall Baking

Andrea is staying cozy in the kitchen by baking sourdough bread with her new “old” starter. Passed on by a friend, the sourdough has traveled from Spain and has been through four generations of bakers! She loves the flavor and history it gives to her favorite no-knead, cast-iron bread. Meantime, Stefin reminds listeners that the […]

Episode 47: Nothing Says Fall Like a (Pumpkin) Donut

It’s October and Andrea is keeping cozy in the kitchen making homemade pantry items — granola, mayonnaise and a dried mushroom powder that’s perfect for sprinkling on eggs, veggies and popcorn. In London, Stefin is plowing through the six pounds (!) of wheat germ she (mistakenly) ordered with batches of granola and muffins. And both […]