Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy

Closed Captioning Settings


Captions look like this

Captions size

  • 15

Captions font family

Edge style

Captions color

Background color

Window color

Text Opacity

  • 100%

Background Opacity

  • 100%

Window Opacity

  • 0%


Amanda Hessner airs November 4

  • Aired: 11/04/2010
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
Food writer Amanda Hesser has earned legions of fans as well as the title "evil foodie darklord" from Gawker. Her work includes two award-winning books, a long run at The New York Times and the website food52. Her latest book, The Essential New York Times Cookbook, was just published after five years of recipe testing and review.
Embed Options
Close ×
Amanda Hessner airs November 4
Amanda Hessner airs November 4
Food writer Amanda Hesser has earned legions of fans...
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Support for Overheard with Evan Smith is provided by: Hillco Partners, The Mattson McHale Foundation, mfi Foundation, and Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.


WKAR-TV helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now