If you or someone you know is gluten intolerant, holiday baking can be tricky. Author Jeanne Sauvage offers tips for a gluten-free flour mix that will provide the same mouth feel and satisfaction as traditional baked goods. Scientist Mitchell Moffit prescribes water, fruit juice and eggs to remedy a hangover. Chef Evan Funke rolls out his Porchetta Truck and Jonathan Gold finds corned beef at a new delicatessen in East Hollywood. LA Weekly restaurant critic Besha Rodell unearths forgotten menus from the Los Angeles Public Library archives. Bee Wilson reminds us that a wooden spoon is one of the best kitchen technologies, while Drew Magary dissects some of the more ridiculous items for sale in the Williams Sonoma catalogue. At the market Laura Avery talks to chef Whitney Flood of the newly opened Muddy Leek and farmer Jerry Rutiz discusses his favorite squash - Kabocha.
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