In which we recover from the flu, snack and read thrillers, and eat street food. In other words, selected excerpts from John Thorne’s food book, Mouth Wide Open, read with the author’s permission.
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We’re all guilty of committing crimes against food from time to time. In this show Gloria and Mia take a look at some of the worst things people do to food. (http://www.simplysyndicated.com/shows/crimesagainstfood/)
Featured on episode 85 of Forgotten Classics.
Put on your pepper pants, people, because we’re frying, pickling, and enchiladafying chiles today. We’re crazy for medium-sized, medium-hot chiles (padrons, shishitos, anaheims, poblanos, and their cousins), and we’re going to drive you crazy, too, with a little help from Bryan Adams. Recipes: Pan-Fried Peppers, Pickled Peppers, and Folded Enchiladas. www.spilledmilkpodcast.com (http://www.spilledmilkpodcast.com/)
The podcast highlight for Episode 133 of Forgotten Classics (http://hcforgottenclassics.blogspot.com/)
If there’s one kind of book that you’d think might be safe from the digital revolution it’s the cookbook.
It’s hard to imagine how the Web could replicate a cookbook’s well-organized recipes or enticing illustrations — and, of course, a book doesn’t freeze or short out after a cooking accident. And cookbooks make the perfect gift for the foodie on anyone’s list, which is why they’re a mainstay of publishing at this time of year.
But though the traditional cookbook is alive and well, a number of tech-savvy cooks believe that e-books and iPad apps are a boon for the industry — and could provide cooks with more creative and convenient ways to find the right recipes.