This Week on Good Food: Pressure Cookers, Girl Scout Cookies, Kale Pesto

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Girl Scout Violet Paulsen making her cookie rounds. (The original image is no longer available, please contact KCRW if you need access to the original image.)

It’s Girl Scout Cookie season, but some girls are conflicted about selling cookies. Good Food Producer Gillian Ferguson finds out why. The pressure cooker is back en vogue and Cook’s Illustrated’s Christopher Kimball is at the forefront of the resurgence. Baker Julie Richardson is giving old recipes a new look in her book Vintage Cakes and Chef Jason Neroni shares his fresh take on pesto. Wine guru Stacie Hunt tells us that Moscato sales are up thanks to mentions in hip hop songs. Plus, coffee researcher Aaron Davis explains how climate change will affect coffee growing regions and Jonathan Gold reviews Le Ka in Downtown LA. At the market Laura Avery talks to Chef Ari Taymor about his menu at Alma and she introduces Christine Brown, a new cherimoya farmer, to the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers Market.