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This Week in Food #257: El Paso Memories

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8072737%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] Having eaten our fill at Thanksgiving dinner, I sat down with my sister-in-law, Rachel Weinstien to talk more about food. Rachel grew up in El Paso, Texas. I love talking about Southwestern and Tex-Mex food. She has memories of going across the border to Juarez,… Continue reading This Week in Food #257: El Paso Memories

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This Week in Food #256: Challenge

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8071703%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] It’s a solo session this week on challenge in your kitchen life. I’m talking about the good kind of challenge. Too many times we go the safe route. I’m saying push yourself to be a better cook and you’ll grow. I talk about some famous… Continue reading This Week in Food #256: Challenge

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This Week in Food #255: Cult Restaurants

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8070176%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] Chef Wook Kang is back this week to talk about cult restaurants.  You know you have them in your town. People line up for up to an hour to taste great food. They have loyal followings and folks travel from far away to visit. We… Continue reading This Week in Food #255: Cult Restaurants

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This Week in Food #254: Cooking at the Ronald McDonald House

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8068773%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week I am all alone again in my home office. Last night I helped cook dinner at the Chicago Ronald McDonald House. We cooked for about 30 folks and they were very appreciative. I’ll tell you all about the menu and how we prepared… Continue reading This Week in Food #254: Cooking at the Ronald McDonald House