Black Truffles; Christmas Desserts; Forbidden Wines

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Merry Christmas!  We're celebrating with black truffles.  Joachim Splichal of The Patina Restaurant Group is living it up with a celebration of this decadent fungus.  We'll talk Christmas sweets from Bon Appetit with Barbara Fairchild.  Although alcohol is forbidden in Islam, it is widely available in Morocco.  Sommelier Stacie Hunt tells us about Morocco's wine production.  The LA Times' Russ Parsons reveals his favorite food book of 2010.  We'll find out what "good meat" actually is from Deborah KrasnerJonathan Gold warms us up with Korean abalone porridge.  And we'll find out what's on Dorie Greenspan's French table.
Truffle photo above from Erika Penzer Kerekes of In Erika's Kitchen.


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