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Recipe: Alice Medrich’s Buckwheat Linzer Cookies

Posted December 17, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Excerpted from Flavor Flours by Alice Medrich (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photographs by Leigh Beisch.

In this recipe from Alice Medrich’s new book Flavor Flours, she pairs buckwheat with the rich sweetness of butter to create a sandy sablé cookie. Like all of the recipes in Alice’s new book, this cookie is gluten-free.

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The Best Cookbooks of 2014

Posted December 5, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]
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This year’s cookbooks illustrate how the world of cooking, at home and in pro kitchens has expanded. We have a new culinary vocabulary from which to build dishes and many gifted authors are keen to share.

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Recipe: Evan’s Handy Homemade Pancake Mix

Posted December 4, 2014 by | 3 Comments | ]
Homemade Pancake Mix

This is a staple in Evan’s house over the holidays. It also makes a great gift and leaves plenty of room for experimentation if you want to incorporate other flours like buckwheat or cornmeal.

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Recipe: The Slanted Door’s Sticky Rice with Sweet Potato

Posted December 4, 2014 by | 4 Comments | ]
Photo credit: Ed Anderson

When we saw this simple recipe from Charles Phan’s new cookbook The Slanted Door we knew we had to share it.

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Recipe: Pumpkin Pie

Posted October 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Try this recipe for pumpkin pie.

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Cramming for the Pie Contest – Some Tips and Resources

Posted September 22, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Don’t pie-crastinate! Read these tips before practicing your pie skills for the Good Food pie contest.

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Guidelines for the 6th Annual Good Food Pie Contest

Posted August 19, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Pies for Beer

Every year we get asked repeatedly what constitutes a pie for KCRW’s Good Food Pie Contest. So what are the rules?

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Our Latest Cookbook Club Pick is Lunch at the Shop by Peter Miller

Posted August 18, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Our latest pick addresses a common dilemma at the office. How do you make the work lunch exciting?

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Recipe: Evan’s Summertime Tomato Sauce

Posted July 17, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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The tale behind the tomato named after Evan Kleiman. Plus, a sauce recipe to go with it!

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Chef and Fed Up: Two Very Different Movies on Food

Posted May 12, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
FED UP AND CHEF

This week I had the somewhat bizaare experience of seeing two wonderful films that are the flipside of each other.  If you participate in my food world then you know it’s not just about the great restaurant, the lovely plated treat, the stroll through the farmers market.  I’m also concerned about eco-degradation driven by poor agricultural practices, and the double edge of hungry children …

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