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Recipe: Union Square Cafe’s Dominican Beef Stew

Posted January 15, 2016 by | Comments Off | ]
Family Table

Victor Estrella, a porter at Union Square Cafe, has been serving up this traditional Dominican beef stew as the family meal since he began working there in the early 1990s.

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Recipe: Marcus Samuelsson’s Bobotie Pie

Posted August 29, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Bobotie Pie

Try this recipe for a savory pie from South Africa.

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Big Data on the Farm

Posted August 15, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Nothing says authenticity in today’s food world than returning to the past.

But this is also the age of Big Data, and computer-driven farming equipment is changing the way our crops are produced and the way growers relate to their land.

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Has the Food Movement Reached Kosher LA?

Posted August 8, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Myrna Meyers, an Orthodox Jewish biology professor at USC, checking organic mint for non-kosher bugs

Kale and quinoa have spread far and wide, but food trends don’t move at the same pace for everyone. The kosher community faces unique challenges in adopting more sustainable and artisanal ways of eating.

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Recipe: Greens and Chickpea Galette

Posted August 1, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Greens and Chickpea Filling

Cookbook author Martha Rose Shulman says savory pies are a great opportunity to eat plants without using the V word.

“I wish that wasn’t a word because it implies there’s this country called Vegetaria.”

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Recipe: Greek Sweet and Sour Baked Beans with Tomatoes, Peppers and Mint

Posted August 1, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]
Greek sweet and sour beans

Martha Rose Shulman was focusing on vegetables back when most vegetarian cooks were structuring their meals around brown rice and butter. She talks vegetarian history with Evan on this Saturday’s show.

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Cooking in Prison

Posted July 18, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Prison food, as you might guess, is terrible.

So inmates improvise better meals, stealing basil from the therapy garden to make pesto and soaking macaroni in water to create dough for dumplings.

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Recipe: Coolhaus’ Fried Chicken and Waffles Ice Cream

Posted July 10, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Photography by Brian Leatart. Copyright 2014.

This week on the show, we talk with the Coolhaus ladies, Natasha Case and Freya Estreller, about their wild ice cream flavors – like Fried Chicken and Waffles Ice Cream, which comes with a cayenne-spiced caramel.

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A Superbug In the Food Supply?

Posted June 12, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Photo: Bryan Jones on Flickr

With antibiotic-resistant bacteria a growing concern around the world, American and Canadian authorities regularly analyze a handful of food products – mostly commercial meats – for contaminants.

But University of Saskatchewan professor Joel Rubin wondered about all the foods that don’t receive testing.

A package of squid gave him – and us – something to worry about.

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Music to Cook By: Mavis Staples – I Like the Things About Me

Posted April 30, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

Every week, Good Food’s Music Supervisor Gary Mecija suggests a song to cook by.