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Food journalist Jesse Sparks shares how he embarked on the journey to share recipes one at a time


Jesse Sparks got his start as an intern at , and from there he has carved out a career in food journalism. Fast forward to today, Jesse is the host of the podcast The One Recipe, and recently produced a holiday program for American Public Media talking to culinary superstars about the recipe that signals the holiday season has begun.

Recently WAER's Jamie Korenblat sat down with Jesse, to chat about how food brings people together for the holidays, and his attempt to re-create some well known dishes.

Jamie is an undergraduate student studying Magazine, News, & Digital Journalism at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, expected to graduate in May 2024. She is from St. Louis, Missouri and has loved her time spent at Syracuse thus far.