Is peanut butter the new silent killer? Marion Nestle weighs in. Jonathan Gold tells us what his love food is for Valentine's Day. Cupcakes make perfect public art, says artist Jessie Oleson. Historian Marcy Norton talks of a time when tobacco and chocolate were unknown. And a lesson on making the perfect consommé by chef Vitaly Paley. Secret restaurants are everywhere according to Diep Tran. And couple Diane Cu and Todd Porter share stories of their cross cultural food romance. Plus Laura Avery checks in with the market report.
Peanut Butter Recall; Secret Supper Clubs; Cupcake Art
From this Episode:
Tobacco & Chocolate
Marcy Norton is an Assistant Professor of History at George Washington University. She is the author of Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures : A History of Tobacco and...
7 min, 26 sec
Good Food thanks all the listeners who called and told us what food comforts their broken hearts. Music break: Let's Go by Medeski, Martin and Wood
4 min, 17 sec
Peanut Butter Contamination
Marion Nestle is a professor at New York University's Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health. Her latest book is Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the...
7 min, 2 sec
White On Rice Couple
Diane Cu and Todd Porter are the White on Rice Couple . They teach cooking classes where you can learn to make a variety of spring rolls. They also lead culinary tours of...
6 min, 56 sec
Vitaly Paley and his wife, Kimberly, own Paley's Place Bistro and Bar in Portland, Oregon. In 2005 Vitaly was named Best Chef by the James Beard Foundation. In the...
6 min, 46 sec
Love in a Dish with Jonathan Gold
Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer at the LA Weekly , recommends finger food at Nem Nuong Khanh Hoa in Alhambra for your Valentine's Day meal. You can...
6 min, 8 sec
Jessie Oleson lives in Seattle, Washington, where she blogs about all things sweet. An artist and baker, she also writes bakery travel guides and has a line of greeting...
6 min, 13 sec
Pomlogist David Karp is excited about the vast variety of kumquats available this time of year. Kumquats are tart citrus fruits with a sweet rind that are eaten whole....
7 min, 26 sec