The new year is an opportunity to scale back and reflect. While events at the Capitol stirs a brew of complicated emotions, Good Food takes a deep breath and starts the week with the power of simply planting a seed. Kazi Pitelka guides new gardeners on what to plant now. Peter Miller describes the zen of washing a sink full of dirty dishes. Cook’s Country editor Toni Tipton-Martin discusses her book, “Jubilee,” and her desire to shift philosophies of food stories and family recipes. Dakota Kim shares how her mother’s pandemic anxiety influenced the way she stocked the refrigerator. Chef Daniel Patterson shops for greens at the Santa Monica’s Farmer’s Market. Chef Glen Ishii keeps his family’s chashu marinade alive in Little Tokyo for this week’s segment of “In the Weeds.”
Gardening, dishwashing, fighting for fridge space
From this Episode:
Starting the year with nutrient-rich soil, water, and sunshine
Host Evan Kleiman resurrected her concrete backyard with pots of vegetables as the pandemic enticed her to care for her fallow garden.
Sponge or dishcloth? Creating zen while washing the kitchen dishes
For many, the new year is about wiping the slate clean. It all starts with a bowl of sudsy water and a stack of dirty dishes.
Sharing recipes from the African American food story
"This book broadens the African American food story," Toni Tipton-Martin writes in the introduction her award-winning book, “ Jubilee .” "It celebrates the enslaved and the...
Dakota Kim on fighting with her Korean mother for space in the fridge
Dakota Kim is a food writer living in Pasadena. A year ago, she and her husband had their first baby. Before the baby, she’d see her parents once a month. Now, they’re...
Transforming a seasonal gombo with winter greens
Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with Chef Daniel Patterson of Alta Adams, who is shopping at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market for greens.