1. In case you missed it, there's a very nice piece on Rancho Gordo in the month's Culinaria Mexicana. They have no archives so you need to see this before the end of the month. I've loved this site from the their inception so it's particularly sweet for me to be included.
(Photo by Ruth Alegria. In the Culinaria Mexicana studios.)
2. The great Emeril LaGasse was here in the Napa valley filming his Emeril Green show. The air date for this Planet Green channel show has been confirmed as November 2nd.