Tired of bringing wine as a hostess gift? Why not try beer? Hallie Beaune of the Beer Chicks suggests holiday beers that will rival your best bottle of wine. And speaking of wine, have you tried glögg? Deep End Diner Eddie Lin attends the Swedish Christmas Festival in Los Angeles and gets a taste of the mulled spiced wine. Jonathan Gold introduces us to a bäco. Celia Sack, owner of Omnivore Books on Food, dishes on her favorite cookbooks of 2011 and Evan talks to one of her favorite cookbook authors, Zoe Francois, about how to make pizza in just five minutes a day. Plus, Texas Agricultural Commissioner Todd Staples discusses the effects of the largest drought in Texas history.
Best Cookbooks of 2011, Holiday Beer, Glogg
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Todd Staples is the Agricultural Commissioner for the state of Texas, which is in the midst of the worst drought in the state's history. Ranchers are selling off livestock...
The Baco Finds a Home at Baco Mercat
Chef Joseph Centeno, the executive chef at the Lazy Ox Canteen in downtown LA, recently opened Bäco Mercat . Jonathan Gold describes the bäco as a flatbread, about the size...
Hallie Beaune and her partner, Christina Perozzi, are the Beer Chicks . Beaune talks about her favorite holiday brews of 2011. She likes to purchase the holiday beers now...
Artisan Pizza in Five Minutes a Day
Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg are the authors of Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day . The book includes recipes for pizza dough, a variety of flatbread...
A Swedish Christmas
Deep End Diner Eddie Lin visits the 28th Annual Swedish Christmas Fair at the Shrine Auditorium. He eats pea soup, pancakes, lingonberry jam, Swedish meatballs and, of...