Whether you love the way certain foods make you feel, the soothing associations with a particular dish, or the fun in creating the perfect meal, our relationships with food affect our emotions. Susan Marx shares what life is like living and eating in the IZ or Green Zone. Brian Wansink reveals the psychological differences between the sexes when making food choices. We learn how the Girl Scouts have turned boxes of cookies into a feel-good, philanthropic success. Gail Sacco talks about the Las Vegas laws that prevent her from feeding the homeless, Burr Morse discusses the painstaking process of making maple syrup, and Robert Rogness teaches us how to pair wine with food.
Eating in a War Zone; Girl Scout Cookies; Pairing Wine and Food
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Girl Scout Cookies
If you’ve been approached by your neighborhood Girl Scouts recently, then you know it’s Girl Scout Cookie season, which officially kicked-off on January 20th and is in full...
Most of us understand how a good meal at the end of a stressful day can be relaxing and soothing. Imagine how important the concept of “comfort food” would be in a war...
Jet Tila is one of LA's favorite cooking teachers. More information about Jet and his cooking classes are available at his website . This week, Jet talks about one of his...
Pairing Wine With Food
Our wine expert, Robert Rogness, gives us tips on one of the greatest challenges to wine lovers – how to pair the perfect wine with different kinds of cuisine.
Food for the Homeless
The City of Las Vegas unanimously passed a law, which states that no one can share food with the homeless. However, a federal judge granted an injunction and the ACLU has...
The Market Report - Bok Choy and Cipollini Onions
Laura Avery visits Pau, a Hmong farmer from Laos who comes down from Fresno to the Santa Monica Farmers Market every other Wednesday. There are approximately 30,000 Hmong in...
Eat Who You Are vs. You Are What You Eat
Brian Wansink’s teaching and research interests are on how on ads, packaging, and personality traits influence the usage frequency and usage volume of healthy foods. Along...