Do you have dreams of starting a jam business? Independent producer Sasa Woodruff explains that the California Homemade Food Act may be just what home food producers need to get the ball rolling. Both Michael Phillips and Tony Konecny geek out on the nuances of coffee and Natalia Goldberg describes how locals drink yerba mate in Paraguay. Jonathan Gold ventures to the San Gabriel Valley for Mongolian hot pot. Christine Moore discusses her new book and her famous salted caramels. Plus, Nicole Mournian details what it takes to win big at the Good Food Pie Contest. And at the market, Laura Avery talks to cocktail chef Matt Biancaniello about his new seasonal cocktails and farmer Bill Coleman tells us why he’s not planting any brassicas or mustards this fall.