All posts by Stephanie Cmar and Joel Murphy

Pizza

Top Chef All-Star Jennifer Carroll knows some shit about pizza!

Jen fills in for Stephanie Cmar this week. She talks to Joel Murphy about how to cook pizza in a home oven, how to make your own dough, sauce and cheese and whether or not you should put pineapple on your pizzas.

The episode also includes a shoutout to pizza great Chris Bianco and a cameo by Jen's fiancé Billy Riddle.

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Top Chef All-Stars

Joel knows some shit about Stephanie's run on Top Chef All-Stars!

In 2020, Joel Murphy reached out to Stephanie Cmar to talk to her about season 17 of Top Chef; which was currently airing at the time. It was that first interview that eventually lead to this podcast.

So while we wait for Stephanie to return from England, we are sharing that Hobo Radio interview here. (You can hear the original version - and many other interviews - at HoboTrashcan.com.)

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Nini Nguyen, Part II

Stephanie Cmar knows Nini Nguyen from their time as roomates on Top Chef All Stars!

In part two, Nini talks about cooking British food for Downton Abbey, dating when people recognize you from television and her dreams of being the Vietnamese Julia Child.

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  • Theme Song: "Exotica" by Juanitos

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Nini Nguyen, Part I

Stephanie Cmar knows Nini Nguyen from their time as roomates on Top Chef All Stars!

Nini stops by the podcast to talk to Stephanie and Joel Murphy about Nini's mother's crush on Sweet David, Nini's decision to move to New Orleans during the pandemic and the Vietnamese cookbook she is currently working on.

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  • Theme Song: "Exotica" by Juanitos

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Gardening

"Sweet" David Cavilla knows some shit about gardening!

He talks to Joel Murphy about all that he has learned, including how he dealth with the humans and local wildlife eating his produce, how he obtained as many free supplies as possible and how he learned to balance his garden.  

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

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