Paul Stamets uses mushrooms to clean up pollution, while activist Raj Patel tells us why soy has become America’s most processed food. Chris Fair dishes up foods from the “Axis of Evil,” Eddie Lin serves up tasty food euphemisms and Rabbi Morris Allen leads the justice certification movement for kosher facilities. Plus, Gustavo Arellano finds the greatest meal deal in Orange County, Jennifer McLagan celebrates cooking with fat and Laura Avery has a fresh Market Report.
Cuisines of the Axis of Evil; Mushrooms Clean Up Pollution
From this Episode:
Activist Raj Patel discusses the global market of soybeans and explains why soy has become America’s most processed food.
8 min, 3 sec
Deep End Dining blogger Eddie Lin loves tasty food euphemisms, but is a bit wary of the Argentine "sweetbreads" served at Gaucho Grill. These "sweetbreads" refer to grilled...
7 min, 48 sec
Kosher Justice Certification
A few months ago, an immigration raid at Agriprocessors Inc., the nation's largest kosher meat processing plant, exposed possible unethical treatment of its workers. Rabbi...
5 min, 43 sec
Mushrooms Clean Up Pollution
Mycologist Paul Stamets explains how turkey tail and oyster mushrooms can be used to clean up dioxin contamination in Fort Bragg, California. He is the author of Mycelium...
6 min, 53 sec
Cuisines of the Axis of Evil
Foreign policy analyst Chris Fair dishes foods from geo-political hot spots in her book, Cuisines of the Axis of Evil and Other Irritating States : A Dinner Party Approach...
7 min, 55 sec
Tacos El Chavito
OC Weekly writer Gustavo Arellano finds the cheapest meal deal at Orange County's Tacos El Chavito in Huntington Beach. You can eat two small double-tortilla tacos with...
6 min, 21 sec
The Joy of Fat
Jennifer McLagan celebrates the joys of cooking with fat in her book, Fat : An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, With Recipes. She also discussed using leaf lard...
7 min, 46 sec