A Podcast For Cooking Enthusiasts With Something To Say

Now That's a Mouthful is a crowd-sourced podcast about the shared experience of cooking. All listeners can participate as a recipe tester and appear on the podcast! We welcome all skill levels from raw beginners to seasoned pros.

Hosted by Chef Donna Marie Desfor and WITF's Scott LaMar, each weekly episode explores a theme or challenge exposed by our current selection of test recipes and incorporates real feedback from members of our testing community.


Episode 10: So you want a little sauce with that?

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sauce-making is as easy as adding a little water and some herbs to a pan.  Really?  Yes, Really.  We’ve got one great recipe to share that makes its own sauce in the pot, and a couple...

Venison with Cumberland Sauce

Episode 9: Finding New Ingredients

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

It seems in today’s modern recipes, we’re required to make more than just one trip to more than just one grocery store or market.  What are these strange and difficult to find ingredients?  And how are...

A Modern Way to Cook Ten Minute Pancakes

Episode 8: Investment Cooking

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

From bread doughs and pasta doughs to roasts and braises; to breaking down fresh ingredients so we can cook them up; slow-cooking and sous vide…, some of our recipes require a lot of our time.  What...

Venison Perogies

Episode 7: Working with Dough

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

We used a lot of dough in our testing – for breads, for buns, and for dumplings, like pierogis!  Some testers had trouble, and some did not.  Whether you are a seasoned veteran or making your...

Episode 6: Main Course Salads

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Become a fan of Now That's a Mouthful and keep the conversation...

Episode 5: Recipe Roundup #1

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Our testing community has been busy cooking from a number of cookbooks and providing insight into their cooking. Each month we recap our testing experience: find out what we are cooking from – what recipes we...

Episode 4: Kitchen Confidence

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

How to be more confident in the kitchen.   It’s one thing to cook for yourself…but what about inviting guests over and ensuring every aspect of the meal is the right temperature when it’s time to...

Episode 3: The Voice of a Recipe

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Based on the feedback we receive from our Testing Community, we've noticed that many of our testers are critical of the approach and voice of the recipes. In this episode we discuss who writes cookbooks these...

Episode 2: Kitchen Intuition

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

If we learned anything from our first round of testing it’s that we LOVE to change or tweak recipes! So we ask, what makes for a good recipe? Are there any recipes that you don’t have...

Episode 1: Recipes Within Recipes

Monday, March 6, 2017

In a lot of contemporary recipe writing, component recipes usually appear either as a side bar recipe or a quick addition that you make while the primary recipe cooks. They are the hidden gems of the...