Boiling Water; Piri Piri Peppers; Italian Grandmothers; Tinga

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Boiling water is simple, right?  Not exactly.  This week on Good Food, host Evan Kleiman gets into the science behind boiling water with Kenji Lopez-AltDavid Leite describes the complexity of the piri piri pepper.  Many people have recipes handed down to them from their grandmothers.  For blogger Erika Kerekes, her heirloom recipe is her grandmother's ruggelach.  Jessica Theroux explores the legacy of Italian grandmothers.  We'll taste the best milanesa in Orange County, at least according to Gustavo ArellanoCart for a Cause is feeding lunchers around LA while raising money for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.  Plus Mark Bittman of The New York Times explains the conundrum of explaining his eating choices.  And Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections shares a recipe for butternut squash bread pudding.

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