Thanksgiving Day Specials on NET Radio

November 22, 2018

10am—11am (CT)
"Brains On! The Science of Cooking"

Brains On!, the science show for kids and curious adults, heads to the kitchen to examine the science of cooking. Hosts Molly Bloom and Nantene Ba break down four elements essential to cooking: Mix, Chop, Heat and Chill. Special guests include The Splendid Table host Francis Lam, and various America's Test Kitchen hosts and contributors: Molly Birnbaum, Dan Souza, Tucker Shaw, Katie Leaird, Kristin Sargianis and Elle Simone.

11am—1pm (CT)
"The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential"

Thanksgiving is full of high expectations, a huge menu and a house full of guests – which can make for a stressful day or two in the kitchen. That's why holiday cooks, hosts and eaters tune into The Splendid Table's “Turkey Confidential” annual live call-in show on Thanksgiving morning, complete with turkey triage from host Francis Lam.

1pm—2pm (CT)
"Every Good Thing"

Host Elena See and classical music fans around the country take time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music.

2pm—4pm (CT)
"Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food & Gratitude"

New for 2018, host John Birge presents a contemporary celebration of gratitude, with classical music and stories of Thanksgiving. This year's “Giving Thanks” also celebrates the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Special guests include John Rutter, with a world premiere of his latest choral work, conductor Nic McGegan, and offers a remembrance of former guest and U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall.