Journalist Joe Keohane tallies fast-food’s fat profits and Robert Reich explains the impact of sky-rocketing wheat prices on the economy. Jack Hedin discusses how the US Farm Bill punishes small organic farmers trying to grow for farmers markets. Frederick Kaufman provides a brief history of the American stomach, Evan Kleiman continues her cooking lessons with producer Bob Carlson and sculptor Sarah Kaufmann creates magic with cheese. Plus, chef Suzanne Tracht dishes up some high-end corn dogs and Laura Avery checks in with the season’s best in the Market Report.
Fat Profits; Wheat Economy; The Cheese Lady; Corn Dog
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The Market Report
Santa Monica Farmers' Market Manager Laura Avery chats with Barbara Spencer of Windrose Farm , a certified organic farm in Paso Robles. The certified organic farm has...
Journalist Joe Keohane has investigated the fast-food industry's promotion of high-calorie, high-fat, higher-priced burgers – and its resulting fat profits. To learn more,...
Frederick Kaufman traces US history, from the Puritans to the present, through the extremes of American eating in his book, A Short History of the American Stomach . A...
Cooking with Bob Carlson: Lesson Two
Good Food host Evan Kleiman is conducting an on-air cooking class with producer Bob Carlson, a seriously inexperienced cook. Here's home movies of Bob working his way...
The Cheese Lady
Artist Sarah Kaufmann is affectionately known as The Cheese Lady . A commercial artist by trade, she makes magic with blocks of cheese, turning them into whimsical...
Robert Reich traces the rising cost of wheat and food, and its impact on the global economy. A former US Secretary of Labor, Reich is Professor of Public Policy at the...
There's a national day for just about anything and meat-on-a-stick is no exception. Today, March 22, marks National Corndog Day . Suzanne Tracht, chef-owner of Jar and...