Food & Drink

Freddie Bitsoie talks about his new cookbook, “New Native Kitchen: Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In his new book “Taste Makers,” professor and award-winning writer Mayukh Sen profiles seven tastemaking immigrant women who left a lasting mark on our culinary landscape and how Americans cook and eat today.

from Good Food

Laura Ramirez of JJ’s Lone Daughter Ranch returns to the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market after her annual hiatus with a crop of persimmons.

Jammy and honey sweet: Persimmons 101

Laura Ramirez of JJ’s Lone Daughter Ranch returns to the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market after her annual hiatus with a crop of persimmons.

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While looking for shade and a place to set his cold beer at the Orange County Fair, filmmaker Scott Gawlik discovered the art of tablescaping by fluke.

On your mark, get ‘Set!’: Competitive tablescaping is focus of new film

While looking for shade and a place to set his cold beer at the Orange County Fair, filmmaker Scott Gawlik discovered the art of tablescaping by fluke.

from Good Food

Bread, seemingly so simple, has a way of capturing our imagination. Just four ingredients — flour, water, salt and yeast — perform differently in the hands of each baker.

From 6 loaves to a storefront: Gusto Bakery is ‘In the Weeds’

Bread, seemingly so simple, has a way of capturing our imagination. Just four ingredients — flour, water, salt and yeast — perform differently in the hands of each baker.

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Everyone has that one shelf in the pantry with a can, jar, bag, or box of a bygone era. Perhaps last year many reconnected with forgotten ingredients stashed away.

Resurrecting forgotten ingredients in the back of the pantry

Everyone has that one shelf in the pantry with a can, jar, bag, or box of a bygone era. Perhaps last year many reconnected with forgotten ingredients stashed away.

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There are more techniques to preserving than just canning.

Preserving the holidays and the gift of dehydration

There are more techniques to preserving than just canning.

from Good Food

Every year there are more foodie gifts from which to choose. These are a few of Evan Kleiman’s favorites.

Food-related gift ideas: ‘History is Delicious’ book, sake subscription, city culinary tour, and more

Every year there are more foodie gifts from which to choose. These are a few of Evan Kleiman’s favorites.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The period between Thanksgiving and New Year is often called the “most wonderful time of the year,” and it’s also the most wasteful.

In a landfill or someone’s belly? California steps up food rescue programs

The period between Thanksgiving and New Year is often called the “most wonderful time of the year,” and it’s also the most wasteful.

from Greater LA

Elvis Mitchell interviewed Quentin Tarantino on The Treatment about how the filmmaker uses food as a symbol of power in his movies.

Quentin Tarantino on food and power in film

Elvis Mitchell interviewed Quentin Tarantino on The Treatment about how the filmmaker uses food as a symbol of power in his movies.

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The sheer sensory and intellectual joy of travel was embodied in Anthony Bourdain, so the confusion, grief, and sheer disbelief of the early morning headlines of June 8, 2018 shook the…

Striking a balance of joy and pain in ‘Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain’

The sheer sensory and intellectual joy of travel was embodied in Anthony Bourdain, so the confusion, grief, and sheer disbelief of the early morning headlines of June 8, 2018 shook the…

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Filmmaker Michael Sarnoski recalls an article describing how truffle hunters would sit on their porches at night to protect their valuable dogs and pigs from being stolen.

Nicolas Cage searches for his stolen companion animal in ‘Pig’

Filmmaker Michael Sarnoski recalls an article describing how truffle hunters would sit on their porches at night to protect their valuable dogs and pigs from being stolen.

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The film “ Gather ” follows Native Americans on the frontlines of the growing movement to reconnect with spiritual and cultural identities devastated by genocide.

Cultural and spiritual pride in Native American foodways is focus of ‘Gather’ film

The film “ Gather ” follows Native Americans on the frontlines of the growing movement to reconnect with spiritual and cultural identities devastated by genocide.

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If you went to see “The Incredibles 2” in theaters, you might have caught the Pixar short – all about food.

A powerful immigrant food story in Pixar’s ‘Bao’

If you went to see “The Incredibles 2” in theaters, you might have caught the Pixar short – all about food.

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What would your version be of a Thanksgiving that was less work and maybe last minute?

Easy last-minute Thanksgiving: Sandwich buffet with hardly-used condiments and any veggies you have

What would your version be of a Thanksgiving that was less work and maybe last minute?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This Thanksgiving, Press Play is revisiting interviews with the authors and chefs behind some of our favorite 2021 cookbooks.

Thanksgiving 2021: Skip turkey. How about hummus, dumplings, ancient grains, cocktails?

This Thanksgiving, Press Play is revisiting interviews with the authors and chefs behind some of our favorite 2021 cookbooks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Remembering to taste is the key to using apples in a pie to gauge their sweet or tartness.

Can heirloom apples be used in Thanksgiving pie?

Remembering to taste is the key to using apples in a pie to gauge their sweet or tartness.

from Good Food

Genevieve Ko gives a thumbs down to making a mock turkey but instead would celebrate a vegetable such as cauliflower or squash.

Substituting turkey with cauliflower, mushrooms, cabbage

Genevieve Ko gives a thumbs down to making a mock turkey but instead would celebrate a vegetable such as cauliflower or squash.

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Cookbook author Anya von Bremzen flashbacks to her first Thanksgiving celebrated in Philadelphia after she and her mother immigrated, leaving the rest of her family behind in Russia.

Flashing back to a first Thanksgiving in Philadelphia with Anya von Bremzen

Cookbook author Anya von Bremzen flashbacks to her first Thanksgiving celebrated in Philadelphia after she and her mother immigrated, leaving the rest of her family behind in Russia.

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Chef Diep Tran uses fish sauce, cilantro, coriander, black pepper, sugar and ginger to make a wet rub and butters parchment to roast her turkey.

Using fish sauce with a Thanksgiving turkey

Chef Diep Tran uses fish sauce, cilantro, coriander, black pepper, sugar and ginger to make a wet rub and butters parchment to roast her turkey.

from Good Food