Tag Archives: Patricia Jinich

Review: Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for Contemporary Kitchens by Pati Jinich

Bless Pati’s heart.  She’s a wonderful cook and teacher, and her winsome personality shines in conversation and on the small screen.  However, the design of her latest cookbook is maddening.  Let me explain. There are the expected beautiful pictures of … Continue reading

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Faces Made For Radio: In the Studio Audience at The Kojo Show

I was, as usual, listening with half an ear to the house ads and teasers on WAMU-FM, when I sat right up: there was an announcement of the chance to be in the audience for a live broadcast of Kojo … Continue reading

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New, Return, Rebirth: Innovation on Your Plate at the Smithsonian Food History Weekend October 22-24, 2015

There was more to the Smithsonian Food History Weekend than I was privy to.  Too bad, but the Gala at which the first Julia Child Award was (fittingly) bestowed upon Jacques Pepin was beyond my price point.  There was plenty … Continue reading

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The Northern (Mexican) Way: Pati Jinich’s Culinary Program at the Mexican Cultural Institute

2015 marks the 25th year since the Mexican Cultural Institute’s establishment.   To honor that silver anniversary, the first program of Pati Jinich’s culinary series this year focused on the Silver Route of Northern Mexico. Aguascalientes, Guanajuato , Queretaro, San Luis Potosí: … Continue reading

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Festive Feliz Navidad At The Mexican Cultural Institute

Earlier this month, I was lucky to be invited to attend the last in a series of demo-dinners featuring Pati Jinich at the Mexican Cultural Institute.  The building itself is a treat, with interior walls covered with murals and spacious … Continue reading

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Many Books, Some About Cooking

  On May 18, the grounds of City Hall and the Post office were filled with the booths, tents and stages of the 4th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival.  This was the first year I had attended, and I was agreeably … Continue reading

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