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September 13, 2015

I talked with Gabrielle Stanley Blair, author of Design Mom and the blog by the same name, about making your kitchen family friendly on The Splendid Table over the weekend. She had some great advice!

Listen in and read the article here.

September 1, 2015

“Being of Mexican and Spanish descent, I often find myself having to translate to co-workers the names of different dishes in Hispanic cuisine. However, I’m not the only one who has noticed some foods no longer need explaining since they’ve become part of the American menu.

‘I wrote a blog post, Churros Don’t Need Translating Anymore — meaning it’s not so foreign anymore,” says Pati Jinich, Costco member, chef, blogger, host of PBS’s Pati’s Mexican Table and cookbook author…”

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May 1, 2015

“Nacida y criada en Ciudad de México, Pati Jinich creció en una familia donde la cocina era muy importante. ‘De hecho, mis tres hermanas mayores están dedicadas profesionalmente a la comida’, nos cuenta Pati. ‘Yo iba por otro camino, pues estudié Ciencias Políticas. Ayudaba a cocinar a mi mamá y mis hermanas, pero sobre todo era una gran comilona. Cuando me casé hace 18 años, y nos mudamos a Dallas, Texas, me entró una inmensa nostalgia por los platos mexicanos y me empecé a meter en la cocina… Primero repetía las recetas tradicionales y luego comencé a jugar libremente con los ingredientes. Hasta que un día abandoné mi carrera, me lancé al abismo culinario y empecé a estudiar en serio…'”

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April 15, 2015

It’s always a treat to appear on The Kojo Nnamdi Show! I had so much fun talking to Kojo and listeners about cooking Mexican food at home.

If you missed us, you can listen in now, click here.

Or watch the whole interview right here…

December 6, 2014

“In the convents around Mexico during the colonial era, the nuns became serious cooks, says Pati Jinich, author of ‘Pati’s Mexican Table’ and host of the PBS series of the same name. The church was a major power, and it was in the kitchens of the convents where traditional Spanish recipes started to take in local ingredients; many Mexican classics like mole poblano and chiles en nogada supposedly came from the convents.

Rompope reportedly was invented in the convent of Santa Clara, in Puebla. ‘Puebla is known as the city of sweets,’ Jinich says, and the nuns had a reputation for ‘an incredible sweet tooth. . . . They brought all the Spanish recipes, the flans and the sweets made with almonds . . . and started mixing the Spanish recipes that were heavy on the sugar and milk — which was very uncommon for Mexico — with Mexican ingredients’…”

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March 23, 2014

I’m always saying nopalitos could be the next big thing, and here I talk to someone who thinks so, too. Sam Brasch wrote the article, “A Prickly Question: Could Cactus Be the Next Kale?,” for Modern Farmer magazine. Listen in on our discussion…

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March 21, 2014

7 APRIL 2014
7:00 PM

Come join me and Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s The Chew, at Sixth & I in Washington, DC, as I interview her about her new cookbook Carla’s Comfort Foods.

For more information and to register, click here.

January 15, 2014

I really enjoyed taking part in this fascinating discussion led by guest-host Jennifer Goldbeck, from the University of Maryland, on the preserving culinary culture and the merits of the United Nations’ cultural arm UNESCO’s commitment to culinary traditions. Other guests included Frank Proschan, from UNESCO, and Matt Goulding, chief editor and publisher of Roads & Kingdoms.

To listen, click here.

November 23, 2013

Listen in as I talk with Lynne Rossetto Kasper about my Mexican Thanksgiving turkey, as part of The Splendid Table‘s special “Swanksgiving” episode…

For the recipe, click here.

October 25, 2013

All Things Considered host Melissa Block visited me to make pan de muerto and pumpkin mole for Day of the Dead.

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