For the final Eat Your Words episode of 2013, Cathy Erway recaps the year food books and magazines with Laena McCarthy of Anarchy in a Jar and Wen-Jay Ying of Local Roots CSA! Tune into this episode to learn what trends were common in many cookbooks this year. Wen-Jay talks about her favorite new food magazines, and why food imagery connects the reader to the food in a way that words cannot. What books should small food businesses reference? Later, the cast talks about the new Michael Pollan book, and theorize why it strays from his normal political writing. What books top the year-end list? Find out on this week's edition of Eat Your Words! This program has been brought to you by Whole Foods. Music by The California Honeydrops.


"It should be obvious that alcohol has a weird history. It's always been a little bit naughty." [4:10]

-- Laena McCarthy on Eat Your Words

"I am really into these visually-focused magazines because the images draw you further into the food." [16:20]

-- Wen-Jay Ying on Eat Your Words