This Week on Good Food: Beer and Bacon Caramel Corn; Bobotie Pie; Summer Wines

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Fresh barhi dates from Bautista Farms. (The original image is no longer available, please contact KCRW if you need access to the original image.)

Chef Marcus Samuelsson discusses Bobotie Pie, a popular South African pie filled with lamb and spices. Then cookbook author, blogger and pastry chef David Lebovitz guides Evan through her fear of meringue. Jonathan Gold gushes over the Bacon and Beer Caramel Corn at Next Door by Josie and sommelier Stacie Hunt (Du Vin Wine & Spirits and Splash Productions) selects three fabulous wines for summer drinking. Plus, find out what to do with figs from pastry chef Robert Wemischner and Alvaro Bautista is back at the Santa Monica Farmers Market with his fresh dates.

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