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If you’ve eaten brussels sprouts or broccoli you’ve eaten flowers. So why not eat tulips and nasturtiums too? Baker and cookbook author Miche Bacher shows off how to cook with lesser known edible flowers. Mother’s Day is this weekend; writer Elissa Altman shares her memories of growing up with a mother who routinely set dinner on fire and kimchi-queen Lauryn Chun learns a traditional …
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Jonathan Gold visits Corazón y Miel, a new restaurant from young chef Eduardo Ruiz. He appears smitten with the cocktails, the tuck and roll upholstery and most of all the food. His favorite dishes include the corazón y miel (chicken hearts with honey and vinegar), potato chips with scallion dip, carnitas terrine, shrimp ceviche and pan con chompipe, an over-sized Salvadoran turkey sandwich.
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What should you be shopping for at Southern California Farmers Markets? Every Friday we help you plan your weekend shopping trip. This week our vote goes to corn, cherries and strawberries.
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Cinco de Mayo = Taco Party, right? Not that we Angelenos need an excuse to eat tacos, but this Sunday my guess is a lot of people will be firing up the grill for tacos al pastor or carne asada. For those of us who are interested in a vegetarian taco party, Kajsa Alger has some ideas. She’s the chef and co-owner of Susan Feniger’s …
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In his new book Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the role of fire, water, air and earth in cooking. Two holidays fall on May 5th this year – Cinco de Mayo and Greek Easter. Diane Kochilas shares some ideas for celebrating Greek Easter while Loteria Grill owner Jimmy Shaw suggests sipping on sangrita this Cinco de Mayo. Drunken Botanist author Amy Stewart describes how tequila, mezcal and pulque are made from the agave plant. Jonathan Gold finds a unique mash up of Sinaloan food and sushi at Sushinaloa in Lynwood. Plus, independent producer Gideon Brower visits the last chicken show of the season in Ventura County.
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Hundreds of exotic show chickens vied for the title of Best in Show at the Seaside Feather Fanciers Spring Fling poultry show in Ventura last month. The last competition of the season offered birds and breeders a final chance to bag a chicken-topped trophy along with bragging rights until September. Independent producer Gideon Brower reports from the show.
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This week on Good Food, Jonathan Gold discusses the unique mash up of Sinaloan food and sushi at Sushinaloa in Lynwood. The menu features items like aguachile over sushi rice or carne asada in sushi rolls. He compares the Gohan roll to chili fries – so wrong, but somehow delicious.
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What should you be shopping for at Southern California Farmers Markets? Every Friday we help you plan your weekend shopping trip. This week our vote goes to: strawberries, cherries, fava beans, snap peas and artichokes.
A National Champion Pie Baker Shares her Recipe for Blueberry Pecan Streusel Crostata with Cold Cream
Nicole Mournian is a pie savant. She swept Good Food’s 4th Annual Pie Contest last year winning four out of seven blue ribbons. She was inspired by her win to take her expertise on the road to the 2013 National Pie Contest in Orlando, Florida. She and two co-workers decided to make a documentary about their road trip through the American South to the National Pie Contest. Along the way they ate a lot of pie. This recipe was inspired by their visit to Pie Lab in Greensboro, Alabama.
Cinco de Mayo is just days away and this year we’re pulling out all the stops. Throw away your Rose’s lime juice and get yourself to the farmers market – cocktail chef Matthew Biancaniello has a market-inspired margarita that will knock your cowboy boots off. He calls it “The Whole Enchilada” margarita. Watch the video to find out why.