Donuts: America's Obsession
This week on A Taste of the Past, Linda Pelaccio is investigating the recent donut trend! Tune in to hear some interviews from customers of The Vault in Chicago conducted by correspondent Whitney Henry-Lester. Later, Linda calls up pastry chef and cookbook author George Geary.
Potato Latkes and the Food of Hanukkah
Celebrate Hanukkah on a special episode of A Taste of the Past! Linda is joined by Rabbi, historian and author Gil Marks, author of The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food. Gil gives a brief history of Hanukkah and explains how it came to become a prominent and celebrated holiday in modern times.