All posts by Stephanie Cmar and Joel Murphy

Traveling

Stephanie knows some shit about traveling. (Her mother was a flight attendant, after all.)

Stephanie Cmar is out of the country right now, but she's checking in with her cohost Joel Murphy to share what she's learned from her travels.

You can support the show and your local bookstores by purchasing any book mentioned on the show through our bookshop.

  • Theme Song: "Exotica" by Juanitos
  • Additional Music: "Acoustic Meditation" by Jason Shaw

Stephanie Knows Some Shit is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.

Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend

Stephanie knows Iron Chef. It's a show she watches every night.

Stephanie Cmar and her cohost Joel Murphy talk about its latest  incarnation, Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend, which was recently released on Netflix.

You can support the show and your local bookstores by purchasing any book mentioned on the show through our bookshop.

  • Theme Song: "Exotica" by Juanitos
  • Additional Music: "Acoustic Meditation" by Jason Shaw

Stephanie Knows Some Shit is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.

Gail Simmons

Stephanie knows Top Chef judge, food writer and cookbook author Gail Simmons. But she doesn't know Gail's origin story.

Stephanie Cmar and her cohost Joel Murphy talk to Gail about her earlier days in New York kitchens, her career at Food and Wine magazine and her life-changing kibbutz in Israel.

You can support the show and your local bookstores by purchasing Gail's books or any book mentioned on the show through our bookshop.

  • Theme Song: "Exotica" by Juanitos
  • Additional Music: "Acoustic Meditation" by Jason Shaw

Stephanie Knows Some Shit is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.

Luck and Hard Work

Stephanie knows some shit about luck and hard work.

Stephanie Cmar and her cohost Joel Murphy discuss the roles luck and hard work have played in their lives; including in the creation of this very podcast.

Stephanie's book recommendation this week was An Unapologetic Cookbook by Joshua Weissman. You can support the show and your local bookstores by purchasing books mentioned on the show through our bookshop.

Chef Justin Sutherland needs help with his medical bills as he recovers from a boating accident. You can donate to his GoFundMe campagain here.

  • Theme Song: "Exotica" by Juanitos
  • Additional Music: "Acoustic Meditation" by Jason Shaw

Stephanie Knows Some Shit is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.

Q & A

Stephanie knows some shit that you want to know.

Stephanie Cmar and her cohost Joel Murphy answer questions submitted by listeners on Instagram, including their desert island condiment selections, the worst meals they've ever had and Stephanie's favorite and least favorite Top Chef Quickfire challenges.

Stephanie's book recommendation this week was The Bread Baker's Apprentice by Peter Reinhart. You can support the show and your local bookstores by purchasing books mentioned on the show through our bookshop.

Chef Justin Sutherland needs help with his medical bills as he recovers from a boating accident. You can donate to his GoFundMe campagain here.

  • Theme Song: "Exotica" by Juanitos
  • Additional Music: "Acoustic Meditation" by Jason Shaw

Stephanie Knows Some Shit is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.