Layered Guacamole and White Bean Dip
Serves: Serves 8-10 people
Prep time: 25 min.
Cook time: 25 min
Get your Hanukkah delights at Benjies New York Deli and Restaurant.
Owner Lloyd Weinstein joins us today on The Fork Report to talk about Benjies New York Deli and his favorite Jewish dishes during the holidays.
To find out more about Benjies New York Deli and Restaurant visit their website.
Lindy and Grundy join the Fork Report to talk about great Thanksgiving tips and also some alternatives to turkey.
Lindy and Grundy own and operate a great butcher shop in Los Angeles at 801 North Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046.
This is a one-stop shop for all your Thanksgiving needs! Get your turkey there and all the other fixins you need to prepare a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner all made in-house. See all you can get at LindyandGrundy.com
According to the Huffington Post, the NYC Health Department has created a free online database of over 35,000 menu items from 66 of the largest chain restaurants in the nation. All information on the site is time stamped and saved so you can look at trends in those restaurants over time.
The new site is called MenuStat and allows you to track the calorie counts of all you favorite dishes at pretty much every (chain) restaurant out there.
Read more at the Huffington Post
Join the EJ Jackson Foundation for their annual turkey dinner give-away to put the “Happy” back into Thanksgiving for senior citizens on fixed-incomes and the needy families, by giving them a turkey and all the dinner fixings- cornbread, greens, yams, cranberry sauce and more- to prepare and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at their home.
When: Tuesday, November 26, 2013. 8:00 a.m. – until approx. 5:00 p.m
Where: The Jackson Limousine Service Fleet Yard- 3669 West Slauson Ave, Los Angeles (between West Blvd & Deane)
Get more info, donate, and participate at The EJ Jackson Foundation
The LA Times has a great rundown of some of the essential things you need to make a great Thanksgiving dinner. Of course you need a turkey and all the fixins, but the last thing you want to do is run to the store for last minute cooking supplies.
Here is a list of what you need to be ready for Thanksgiving:
There is more on the list so go the LA Times to read the rest.
Executive Chef Nicole Grimes from Rao's Restaurant Group will be on the show today to talk about all the great food they are serving at Rao's.
Chef Nicole Grimes, a native of Pittsburgh, PA, has always had a passion for learning to cook. Raised by her grandmother, she was surrounded by flavorful Hungarian and Polish dishes.
She describes working at Rao’s as “always interesting”. Grimes enjoys that every day is different, there’s always something new, and that this restaurant is keeping the family tradition going. It’s important to honor the tradition of the classic Rao’s menu.
Chef Nicole takes a personal interest in her guests experience at Rao’s. Her goal is that they enjoy themselves, and that they’ve had a fulfilling experience with the restaurant.
Check out Rao's in Hollywood at 1006 Seward Street Hollywood, CA 90038.
For more info and to make reservations go to RaosLA.com
According to Yahoo News, the FDA is now trying to get rid of all trans fat in foods. Being mindful of health risks, the FDA is requiruing the food industry to phase them out.
The average American still eats around a gram of trans fat a day and getting rid of that could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7,000 deaths each year.
There is no official timetable to have it all phased out just yet, but it will soon be a thing of the past!
Read more at Yahoo News
For a more in depth look at trans fats read David Schleifer's report:How Trans Fats Became the Healthy Replacement for Saturated Fats
Sriracha is all over the news lately with the City of Irwindale trying to shut down the factory, but more importantly you can use sriracha on almost everything!
1. Use as a marinade for grilled chicken or short ribs.
2. Toss with diced firm tofu, then bake.
3. Add to aioli and use as a dip for sweet potato fries.
4. Squirt on ground meat for seasoning burritos and tacos.
5. Spread on fish, then grill.