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The Essentials of Good Taste

Friday, November 08, 2013

Edward Behr talks about the foods that every food lover should know and gives advice on buying, using, preparing, and enjoying food. 50 Foods: The Essentials of Good Tasteexplains how to how to select top quality food as well as how to prepare, serve, and eat it. He also names the most complementary foods and flavors and the wines that go with them.

Guests:

Edward Behr

Comments [3]

jennifer from princeton from Princeton

ahh, life in our enlightened, post-Home Ec era, where we spend good money to have people teach us how to pick out meat and cheese.

Nov. 11 2013 05:35 PM
Gaab from Brooklyn

In answer to the mystery of the disappearance of chestnuts: Disease has nearly driven the American Chestnut tree to extinction, only a few remain, and it's no longer financially feasible to farm chestnuts with the risk of an entire orchard being wiped out. We would still probably have men selling chestnuts in the street if there was still a large domestic source.

Nov. 09 2013 11:20 AM

The Japanese flash-freeze their highest quality bluefin tuna for sushi.

Nuthin' wrong with flash frozen. The accelerated freezing process produces tiny ice crystals compared to slower freezing and retains all the original qualities.

Nov. 08 2013 01:16 PM

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