Photo: Tito's Tacos (Stan Lee)
Square versus round pie, gringo tacos, hyssop
From this Episode:
Taking the heat
Last May, Deborah Harris and Patti Giuffre published Taking the Heat . An associate professor of sociology at Texas State University, Harris joins us to share the latest...
Domenica Marchetti has a new book, Preserving Italy: Canning, Curing, Infusing, and Bottling Italian Flavors and Traditions ." In it, she shares recipes for how to make...
The market report: Hyssop
It may look like a weed, but should you spot a chef eyeing a pretty green shrub with tall purple flowers at the market, it's likely to be hyssop. For centuries, this plant...
The great pie terminology debate
Do cheesecakes and galettes count as pies? Where does pie territory end and tart territory begin? Is a square pie just as tasty as a round pie or a slab pie? We hash out...
The gringo taco
National Taco Day is this Tuesday. Ordinarily we don't pay much attention to such food holidays since our email inboxes are full of them, with everything from donuts to...