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San Diego Food Writer Shares Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, Tips

San Diego Food Writer Shares Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, Tips

Nov. 26
By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

It's not too late to bake a pie this Thanksgiving. San Diego food writer Caron Golden joins KPBS Midday Edition to share some of her favorite recipes along with tips and tricks for baking the perfect pie.

Talking Turkey With Chef Bernard Guillas

Talking Turkey With Chef Bernard Guillas

Nov. 26
By Patty Lane, Peggy Pico, Tom Fudge

Are you still defrosting your turkey? Wondering if you should cook your stuffing in or outside the bird? Don't panic. Executive Chef Bernard Guillas has answers.

Group Teaches San Diegans How To Slaughter Animals For Food

Group Teaches San Diegans How To Slaughter Animals For Food

Nov. 24
By Angela Carone

Death for Food, a group of San Diego food writers, ranchers and documentarians, wants to connect meat eaters to the process of how meat gets made by demonstrating how to slaughter animals. Animal-rights activists and vegans are not happy about it.

San Diego Chefs' New Cookbook Celebrates Seafood

San Diego Chefs' New Cookbook Celebrates Seafood

Nov. 19
By Megan Burke, Tom Fudge

Consider fish for holidays. We'll get some tips on cooking tuna, tilapia and more from Chefs Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver of the Marine Room.

Check Out These Veterans Day Freebies And Discounts

Check Out These Veterans Day Freebies And Discounts

Nov. 10
By Beth Ford Roth

In honor of Veterans Day, restaurant chains and retailers are offering all sorts of discounts and free meals on Nov. 11 for active-duty military, veterans, and reservists.

Baskin-Robbins' Newest Flavor For Veterans Day? Camouflage Ice Cream

Baskin-Robbins' Newest Flavor For Veterans Day? Camouflage Ice Cream

Nov. 6
By Beth Ford Roth

You had me at salty caramel, Baskin-Robbins. But the ice cream chain's newest flavor isn't just about taste. First Class Camouflage is meant to honor our military on Veterans Day.

Living Room Cafe On Tap To Serve San Diego's Central Library

Living Room Cafe On Tap To Serve San Diego's Central Library

Oct. 30
By City News Service

The City Council's Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee cleared the way Wednesday for one of San Diego's most popular coffee house chains to open shop at the downtown Central Library.

Baja California's Culinary Boom Reaches Beyond Borders

Baja California's Culinary Boom Reaches Beyond Borders

Oct. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane, Peggy Pico

There is a culinary boom going on in Baja California that's being experienced on both sides of the border. We take a look at the impact and how chefs will face off this week at the Tijuana Innovadora conference.

Third Edition Of 'Innovadora' Event Showcases Best Of Tijuana And B...

Third Edition Of 'Innovadora' Event Showcases Best Of Tijuana And Beyond

Oct. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane, Peggy Pico

Tijuana Innovadora, will focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and binational economies. The biennial conference features 200-plus speakers, exhibits, workshops and special events about technology, food and fashion.

San Diego's Love For Its 'Little Italy'

San Diego's Love For Its 'Little Italy'

Oct. 7
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane

San Diego's Little Italy is the go-to destination for visitors and locals alike who are looking for great things to eat. KPBS Midday Edition looks at a new book that highlights Little Italy's past and present by San Diegan Maria Desiderata Montana.

San Diego Food Writer Opens Up About Diabetes Diagnosis

San Diego Food Writer Opens Up About Diabetes Diagnosis

Sept. 24
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Since being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes three years ago, San Diego food writer Caron Golden is staying healthy by exercising and watching what she eats -and its not all green salads.

One Man's Quest For Good Bread Turns Into An Adventure In Baking Ar...

One Man's Quest For Good Bread Turns Into An Adventure In Baking Around The World

Sept. 10
By Megan Burke, Peggy Pico, Tom Fudge

A journalist turned award-winning baker and author is sharing his secrets about making the perfect loaf of bread in a new memoir, "In Search of the Perfect Loaf — A Home Baker's Odyssey."

Baked French Fries For Crew Of USS America - San Diego's Newest Ship

Baked French Fries For Crew Of USS America - San Diego's Newest Ship

Sept. 9
By Beth Ford Roth

As the USS America makes its way to its new home port of San Diego, the crew's dining options have been quite different from what other sailors usually experience during deployment - no free soft drinks, and french fries that aren't actually fried.

Recalled Peanut And Almond Butters Sold At Military Commissaries

Recalled Peanut And Almond Butters Sold At Military Commissaries

Aug. 26
By Beth Ford Roth

Brands of almond and peanut butters recalled from store shelves because of possible Salmonella contamination were sold by military commissaries, according to an announcement the Defense Commissary Agency.

Military Commissaries Get Temporary Reprieve From Budget Ax

Military Commissaries Get Temporary Reprieve From Budget Ax

July 22
By Beth Ford Roth

Congress has voted to restore $200 million in cuts to the taxpayer subsidies that help fund military commissaries.