Amelia Saltsman and Matthew Biancaniello offer ideas for late-season tomatoes. Homesick Texan Lisa Fain reminisces about the chile con queso and frito pie of her hometown, and Jonathan Gold takes us to a unique taco stand in Boyle Heights. Curious about gut instincts? Javier Bravo says they may have to do with your diet. Kathryn Lukas explains wild fermentation and describes some of her unique sauerkraut flavors. Plus, Maryn McKenna gives us the facts on six new strains of E. coli and Roger Echon details how the San Antonio School District is combating obesity with a video camera. Finally, the life of a farmer -- Lesley Barger Suter paints us a portrait of life on the farm, from sun-up to sun-down.
Frito Pie; Gut Instinct; the Life of a Farmer
From this Episode:
Dr. Javier Bravo is a researcher at University College Cork in Ireland. His research on gut bacteria and the brain show that probiotics may elevate one's mood .
5 min, 49 sec
New Flavors of Sauerkraut
Kathryn Lukas is the founder of Farmhouse Culture Kraut in Santa Cruz, California. She explains lactic fermentation and describes some of her unique sauerkraut flavors...
7 min, 10 sec
Six New Strains of E. coli
Maryn McKenna is an independent journalist and author specializing in public health, infectious disease and food policy. She explains how and why six new strains of E. coli...
6 min, 23 sec
Fighting Obesity with a Video Camera
Dr. Roger Echon is working on a pilot program, sponsored by the USDA, to monitor children's eating habits in San Antonio Public Schools with video cameras that track food...
7 min, 52 sec
LA's Beloved Farmers Markets
Lesley Barger Suter is the Dine Editor for Los Angeles Magazine . She joins Evan to discuss the November issue which focuses on LA's Farmers Markets.
7 min, 47 sec
Amelia Saltsman is the author of the Santa Monica Farmers Market Cookbook . This time of year she enjoys using tomatoes in sauces and stews. See all of her late-season...
7 min, 48 sec
Puffy Tacos and Frito Pie
Lisa Fain is voice behind the blog, Homesick Texan , and the author of a cookbook of the same name. A recipe for her chile con queso is on the Good Food Blog .
6 min, 48 sec