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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted June 26, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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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 | ]
Pyrex 2½-Quart Covered Casserole, “Spirograph”, made by Corning Glass Works, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, 1969-1970.

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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Jonathan Gold Reviews BS Taqueria in DTLA

Posted June 19, 2015 by | 3 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews BS Taqueria, a modern taqueria in the former Mo-Chica space in Downtown LA. He says that at his best Chef Ray Garcia “seems to try to replicate what it’s like to eat good food growing up in East LA and that’s important. No one has done that before.”

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Recipe: Crack Rice

Posted June 19, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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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 | Comments Off | ]
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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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Jonathan Gold Reviews Birch in Hollywood

Posted June 12, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Birch, a stripped-down small-plates restaurant in the Cahuenga corridor of Hollywood.

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted June 12, 2015 by | 3 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 Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook author Amelia Saltsman shares three tartine recipes for summer. She tops toasted country bread with ingredients like smashed avocado, green tomatoes, and nectarines.
We also hear from farmer Alex Weiser who is hosting an Outstanding in the Field Farm Dinner on June …

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

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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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