Our resident omnivore, Jon Gold, takes curries to new heights with his Indian restaurant pick. Neuroscience historian Will Clower shares his insights on the safety of sugar substitutes. Albert Straus takes us to his family's creamery, where they're turning cow manure into electricity. Australian winemaker Chris Hatcher makes a case for screw tops on wine bottles. Author Beatrice Hohenegger sheds light on the surprisingly controversial history of tea. Linda Buettner improves the quality of life for those with dementia by bringing them into the kitchen, and Tony Nester teaches teaches us how to survive off-grid.
Sugar Substitutes; The Methane Digester; The History of Tea
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Wilderness Survival Skills
In the chaotic storm of stress that defines urban living, many long for a simpler, more self-sufficient way of life. For those who want to nurture their inner cave dweller,...
Chris Hatcher - Australian Wines
Chris Hatcher is the Chief Winemaker for Wolf Blass Wines , located in Southern Australia's wine region known as the Barossa Valley. He is considered one of Australia's...
The History of Tea
In her book, Liquid Jade , Beatrice Hohenegger covers 5,000 years of the politics and culture of tea – from it’s early medicinal and spiritual uses in the East, to the...
Dr. Will Clower is the author of The Fat Fallacy: The French Diet Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss . He is an award-winning neurophysiologist who spent two years as a...
Jonathan Gold - Vegetarian Bliss
Our resident restaurant critic and food writer for the LA Weekly , Jonathan Gold, takes a food journey to the Indian state of Gujarat...
Agricultural sources of methane gas are responsible for approximately 3% of greenhouse gas emissions. Wouldn’t it be great if this readily available resource could be...
Cooking as Therapy
Linda Buettner is a gerontologist and recreational therapist, specializing in the care of people with dementia. She's the director of the Center for Positive Aging in...