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Good Food

Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

Houston-based chef Kavachi Ukegbu says that in Igbo culture, Thanksgiving is like Christmas, and every auntie wants to show up the other and give everyone their best.

Getting the party started with jollof rice

Houston-based chef Kavachi Ukegbu says that in Igbo culture, Thanksgiving is like Christmas, and every auntie wants to show up the other and give everyone their best.

Arriving in Los Angeles in 1999 to get her master’s degree in computer science, jammaker and author of “ Mumbai Modern ” Amisha Dodhia Gurbani shares recollections of her first…

Encountering one Thanksgiving’s biggest greens for the first time

Arriving in Los Angeles in 1999 to get her master’s degree in computer science, jammaker and author of “ Mumbai Modern ” Amisha Dodhia Gurbani shares recollections of her first…

Genevieve Ko, senior editor at the New York Times, joined Good Food host Evan Kleiman for an Instagram Live chat on preparing for Thanksgiving.

Control freak how to’s for delegating tasks on Thanksgiving

Genevieve Ko, senior editor at the New York Times, joined Good Food host Evan Kleiman for an Instagram Live chat on preparing for Thanksgiving.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Her family made a turkey, but Genevieve Ko shares that most of the holiday dishes are what would typically appear at a big gathering with all of the relatives, which included steamed…

Looking for little effort to serve pescatarians, prepare a whole boneless fish

Her family made a turkey, but Genevieve Ko shares that most of the holiday dishes are what would typically appear at a big gathering with all of the relatives, which included steamed…

Joanne Lee Molinaro recalls her parents being reluctant to bring American dishes to the table except during the holidays.

Bringing Korean vegan dishes to the Thanksgiving table

Joanne Lee Molinaro recalls her parents being reluctant to bring American dishes to the table except during the holidays.

When the palate becomes coated with butter, salt, and cream at the Thanksgiving table, reach for the salad.

Cutting through the richness with acid and some greens

When the palate becomes coated with butter, salt, and cream at the Thanksgiving table, reach for the salad.

Heena Patel, the chef behind Besharam in San Francisco, cooks vegetarian food inspired by the flavors she grew up with in Gujarat.

Remembering first Thanksgiving tastes of green beans with fried onion

Heena Patel, the chef behind Besharam in San Francisco, cooks vegetarian food inspired by the flavors she grew up with in Gujarat.

Despite all of her time spent in Paris, cookbook author Dorie Greenspan had never spent a Thanksgiving in France.

French lessons learned for roasting a Thanksgiving turkey

Despite all of her time spent in Paris, cookbook author Dorie Greenspan had never spent a Thanksgiving in France.

Bryant Terry, cookbook author and editor-in-chief of 4 Color Books, describes the informative moment of introducing his family to veganism unknowingly.

In the battle of potato salad, Bryant Terry’s vegan version wins hands down

Bryant Terry, cookbook author and editor-in-chief of 4 Color Books, describes the informative moment of introducing his family to veganism unknowingly.

Hanukkah begins just three days after Thanksgiving. Baker and blogger Beth Lee prepares for the holiday by recalling family favorites.

Baking grandma’s Hanukkah recipes with Beth Lee

Hanukkah begins just three days after Thanksgiving. Baker and blogger Beth Lee prepares for the holiday by recalling family favorites.

The gap between the wealthy and their low-income counterparts is growing and is focal research behind “How the Other Half Eats.” Photo courtesy of The Countryman Press.

The roots of Americans’ unhealthy eating habits and food injustice

The gap between the wealthy and their low-income counterparts is growing and is focal research behind “How the Other Half Eats.” Photo courtesy of The Countryman Press.