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

A standing Thanksgiving tradition for Evan Kleiman is to confit turkey legs.

Thanksgiving recipe: Evan Kleiman’s Turkey leg confit

A standing Thanksgiving tradition for Evan Kleiman is to confit turkey legs.

“What’s the essential dish on your Thanksgiving table?” It’s a question Good Food has asked every guest over the last few months, and no two answers are the same.

David Chang is seated as co-host for the annual Thanksgiving show

“What’s the essential dish on your Thanksgiving table?” It’s a question Good Food has asked every guest over the last few months, and no two answers are the same.

Andrea Nguyen is a chef and award-winning food writer living in the Bay Area who has hosted Vietnamese Thanksgivings in the past.

Leftovers: bankable assets for pho and a banh mi

Andrea Nguyen is a chef and award-winning food writer living in the Bay Area who has hosted Vietnamese Thanksgivings in the past.

Making your own pie can be a daunting task during a holiday that already involves so much cooking.

Overcoming the fears of pie crust: advice from Cheryl Day

Making your own pie can be a daunting task during a holiday that already involves so much cooking.

Southern California native Mark Pasternak has been raising animals at Devil’s Gulch Ranch in Marin County for nearly 50 years.

Embracing small birds for the holiday

Southern California native Mark Pasternak has been raising animals at Devil’s Gulch Ranch in Marin County for nearly 50 years.

In London there’s a glorious contemporary take on a Victorian kitchen tucked into the Holborn Dining Room. The pies coming out of that exquisite room are savory showstoppers.

Savory pie: turkey, stuffing, cranberries all in a flakey pie shell

In London there’s a glorious contemporary take on a Victorian kitchen tucked into the Holborn Dining Room. The pies coming out of that exquisite room are savory showstoppers.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with co-owner and chef Joshua Gil of MÍRAME in Beverly Hills, who is preparing a pre-Hispanic Thanksgiving dinner available for takeout.

Pomegranates and a pre-colonialism Thanksgiving feast

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with co-owner and chef Joshua Gil of MÍRAME in Beverly Hills, who is preparing a pre-Hispanic Thanksgiving dinner available for takeout.

For her cookbook “ In Bibi’s Kitchen ,” Somali chef Hawa Hassan asked eight older women to share their stories and recipes of their home countries.

Female, older, Black: grandma’s cooking at the center of a new cookbook

For her cookbook “ In Bibi’s Kitchen ,” Somali chef Hawa Hassan asked eight older women to share their stories and recipes of their home countries.

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

New film rediscovers cultural and spiritual pride in Native American foodways

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

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue described the Trump administration’s efforts as “fighting for our farmers, ranchers, and rural America.”

Tariffs, federal assistance, immigration: farming under Trump

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue described the Trump administration’s efforts as “fighting for our farmers, ranchers, and rural America.”

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with former Onda chef Balo Orozco and Jacqui Harning, who are behind Sunset Culture , which uses seasonal farmer’s market fruit and…

Scoby snacks: culturing kombucha from farmer’s market produce

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with former Onda chef Balo Orozco and Jacqui Harning, who are behind Sunset Culture , which uses seasonal farmer’s market fruit and…

Roti came to the Caribbean in the 1800s when British colonialists moved southern Indians to the islands to work on plantations. They brought their cuisines with them.

‘In the Weeds’: finding West Indian food in the Arts District

Roti came to the Caribbean in the 1800s when British colonialists moved southern Indians to the islands to work on plantations. They brought their cuisines with them.

According to food writer and DIY activist Sandor Ellix Katz, the English language uses the word “fermentation” to describe both the literal process of yeast and bacteria transforming…

Drawing connections between the microbial community and human culture

According to food writer and DIY activist Sandor Ellix Katz, the English language uses the word “fermentation” to describe both the literal process of yeast and bacteria transforming…

Andy Ricker opened the first Pok Pok in Portland in 2005 when he said finding Thai food in the U.S. was difficult unless you lived in Los Angeles and were in the know.

Innocence and idealism lost: Andy Ricker closes all Pok Pok locations

Andy Ricker opened the first Pok Pok in Portland in 2005 when he said finding Thai food in the U.S. was difficult unless you lived in Los Angeles and were in the know.

After losing their jobs in the pandemic, sisters Celene and Tara Carrara decided to open a pop-up from the driveway of their childhood home.

In the Weeds: Bali-style bungkus served in a driveway

After losing their jobs in the pandemic, sisters Celene and Tara Carrara decided to open a pop-up from the driveway of their childhood home.

Black excellence has long been celebrated in popular culture — sports, music, literature and film.

Authorship, memory, aspiration: ‘The Rise’ of Black cooks

Black excellence has long been celebrated in popular culture — sports, music, literature and film.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson talks to Gemma Matsuyama, who is shopping for persimmons, quince, and squashes at the Culver City Farmer’s Market for her seasonal cream puffs she…

Picking the perfect persimmon

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson talks to Gemma Matsuyama, who is shopping for persimmons, quince, and squashes at the Culver City Farmer’s Market for her seasonal cream puffs she…

Prior to becoming the Guardian’s vegan columnist, Meera Sodha specialized in Indian cooking. She was also a new mom who ate animal products.

Soy eggs, avocado kachumbar and chile tofu: new vegetarian dishes

Prior to becoming the Guardian’s vegan columnist, Meera Sodha specialized in Indian cooking. She was also a new mom who ate animal products.

Good Food polled listeners as to what they’ll be eating on election night. Mac and cheese, wine, warm soup, and “my feelings” were a few of the responses.

Casting ballots for comfort food

Good Food polled listeners as to what they’ll be eating on election night. Mac and cheese, wine, warm soup, and “my feelings” were a few of the responses.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Michelle Lainez of the Vamanos Truck, which is handing out mini bean and cheese burritos on Election Day for everyone who comes…

Making magic from beans at the farmer’s market

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Michelle Lainez of the Vamanos Truck, which is handing out mini bean and cheese burritos on Election Day for everyone who comes…