Food

Adriana Trigiani: "Cooking With My Sisters" (Random House) (Rebroadcast)

November 25, 2004

The Trigianis of Big Stone Gap, Virginia have a unique cultural and culinary heritage, mixing traditions from their Italian ancestry and from the Appalachian town in which they settled. Three of the five Trigiani sisters, led by...

Jacques Pepin: "Fast Food My Way" (Houghton Mifflin)

November 15, 2004

The mere mention of "fast food" is enough to send most serious chefs running. But for celebrity chef Jacques Pepin, fast food is nothing to sneer at. He presents his version of simple, straightforward food that can be prepared...

Nigella Lawson: "Feast" (Hyperion)

November 8, 2004

British cookbook author and television host Nigella Lawson talks about the foods that make holidays and celebrations really special -- from an abundant family Christmas dinner to a festive children's birthday party to an intimate...

Adriana Trigiani: "Cooking With My Sisters" (Random House)

October 21, 2004

The Trigianis of Big Stone Gap, Virginia have a unique cultural and culinary heritage, mixing traditions from their Italian ancestry and from the Appalachian town in which they settled. Three of the five Trigiani sisters, led by...

"Patrick O'Connell's Refined American Cuisine" (Bulfinch)

September 22, 2004

The Inn at Little Washington has been selected as one of the top ten restaurants in the world. Its chef celebrates the coming of age of American cooking and connects what he does in his restaurant with what can be done in the home kitchen.

Francine Segan: "The Philosopher's Kitchen" (Random House)

August 17, 2004

As the Olympics are taking place in Greece, we take a look at the foods, daily life, and customs of the ancients.

Organic Labeling

October 24, 2002

This week, new government regulations of organic foods went into effect, and new labels are appearing on supermarket shelves. We'll learn more about how the new standards were developed, and how they'll affect farmers, marketers, and...

Burt Wolf: "The New Cook's Catalogue" (Knopf)

December 15, 2000

Twenty-five years ago, food-loving journalist Burt Wolf produced The Cook's Catalogue, which has been guiding amateur and professional chefs on the purchase of cooking equipment ever since. He presents his revised and updated edition and...

Michael Ruhlman: "The Soul of a Chef" (Viking)

July 11, 2000

Master chef and author Michael Ruhlman offers a detailed look into the highly competitive world of professional cooking and includes his thoughts on how, why, and when cooking rises to the level of art.

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