The Food Guys

The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Dinnertime: Eating Habits

Dinner table of "Family Guy"

October 13th, 2013: This week, Jon and Greg discuss: eating habits; holidays; familial mealtime and cooking patterns; foods pushed on kids;  turkey as an afterthought;  fermentation; drying; salting;  feast-or-famine; and the smell of the school cafeteria. They're calling it "Eating."

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The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Apples and Apple Pie

Credit Greg Patent

October 6th, 2013: “Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness” ~Jane Austen

Jon and Greg's annual homage to apples includes a discussion of apple pie.

recipe: Classic American Apple Pie (from Greg Patent's website, The Baking Wizard)

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in farm animals
8:00 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Breeding Bacteria on Factory Farms

Enteritis Salmonella

September 29th, 2013: Jon and Greg discuss a New York Times piece by Mark Bittman on the practice of giving prophylactic doses of antibiotics to livestock, and how it accelerates the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri September 20, 2013

You Say Allium, I Say Onion

September 22nd, 2013: Jon and Greg open with a quote from Julia Child -  "It is hard to imagine a civilization without onions" - then go on to recommend basic tips for cooking onions, specifically for onion ragout.

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The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Take Your Summer Squash and Stuff It

September 15th, 2013: Whether it's cute and spring-green or three feet long and perfect for batting practice, Greg and Jon have suggestions for how to cook or bake the zucchini left anonymously on your doorstep.

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The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Corny Ideas

September 8th, 2013: If an abundance of corn on the cob has left you indifferent to one of summer's highlights, Jon and Greg are ready with suggestions: cornbread, tamale pie, corn soufflé, corn chowder, and corn in salads.

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The Food Guys
12:07 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Fresh Tomato Sauce

September 1st, 2013: Greg and Jon give free-form instructions for simple tomato sauce, using fresh, flavorful tomatoes of the season. Freeze enough of it and you'll have a delicious key ingredient for recipes all winter.

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The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Peaches and Peach Galette

Credit The Baking Wizard

August 25th, 2013: Jon and Greg praise the seasonal Montana peach, and Greg explains how to make peach galette, a "sheet of thin, buttery pastry topped with fresh fruit."

http://www.thebakingwizard.com/peach-galette/

Peach Galette

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The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Follow-the-Sun Pickles: Cucumbers With a Tan

August 18th, 2013: Greg and Jon revisit one of their very first "Food Guys" topics: "Follow-the-Sun Pickles." Cucumbers, spices and liquid are stuffed into a jar, rotated in full sun for eight hours, then stashed in the basement for three days. An example of the nearly-instant gratification of the summer menu.

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The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Food Science, Part 4: Mayonnaise

August 11th, 2013: Jon and Greg conclude their four-part series on food science - inspired by the writing of Harold McGee - with "Mayonnaise."

http://curiouscook.typepad.com/

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