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Recipe: Pollo en Bistec (Chicken and Potatoes Stewed in Oregano and Black Pepper Sauce)

Posted June 29, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Since 2003, David Sterling has been living in the city of Merida where he offers cooking classes and gives culinary tours. This recipe for Pollo en Bistec comes from his book Yucatán: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition which won the James Beard Award for Cookbook of the Year.

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Where to Find the Best Tortillas in LA

Posted June 27, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Part of what makes a great taco is a great tortilla. So on the occasion of the Los Angeles Magazine Taco Issue, we asked Bill Esparza to share his favorite tortillas in the Southland. Esparza writes the Essential T column for Los Angeles Magazine and is the first ever taco correspondent for Good Food.

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Recipe: Sopa Milpa (Squash Flower and Vegetable Soup)

Posted June 26, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Lesley Tellez is a food writer and culinary guide. In 2010 she founded Eat Mexico, the first culinary tours in Mexico City devoted to street food, markets and fondas. Her new book Eat Mexico brings that same food to your home kitchen.

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted June 26, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Every week Good Food visits the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and brings the latest news from farmers and chefs. This week look for melons, shishito peppers and white corn.

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Tokyo’s Animal Cafés

Posted June 26, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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The concept of animal cafes started in Asia more than a decade ago. Writer Gideon Brower visited Tokyo recently, and discovered that while cat cafes remain popular there, some patrons have started moving on to more exotic alternatives.

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Images: 100 Years of Pyrex Through 150 Designs

Posted June 19, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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The cookware giant Pyrex was originally developed and introduced by Corning Glass in 1915. To commemorate the 100 year anniversary, the Corning Museum of Glass presents America’s Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex. On view is the first pie plate, military mess ware (which evolved into opal Pyrex after WWII), the famous stackable measuring cups as well as ephemera and advertisements from the company’s marketing campaigns.

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Recipe: Crack Rice

Posted June 19, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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This recipe makes use of the beautiful raw scallops available on Martha’s Vineyard, but also taps into the island’s thrifty ethos. Bay scallops can sometimes cost as much as $30/lb so Fischer found a way to use them sparingly in this dish; plus, it’s a great way to use leftover cooked rice. The name, of course, comes from the fact that Fischer and friends “couldn’t stop eating it.”

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted June 19, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Every week Good Food visits the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and brings the latest news from farmers and chefs. Check out what’s in season this week in Southern California.

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Recipe: Three Summer Tartines (Avocado, Nectarine and Green Tomato)

Posted June 12, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
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Amelia Saltsman is the author of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook. This week she shares three tartine recipes for summer. She tops toasted country bread with ingredients like smashed avocado, green tomatoes, and nectarines.

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Recipe: The Perfect Cup of Darjeeling

Posted June 12, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Steeping the perfect cup of Darjeeling tea is simple but exacting. Jeff Koehler, author of Darjeeling: The Colorful History and Precarious Fate of the World’s Greatest Tea, joins us this week on Good Food.

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