If you tune in regularly to The Splendid Table you know that tofu doesn't appear on Lynne's table often. In fact, it never appears. But Deborah Madison's new book, This Can't Be Tofu, inspired us to take another shot at making Lynne a fan of this latest wonder food. Will we succeed? Stay tuned. In the meantime, try Deborah's tantalizing recipe for Lacquered Tofu Triangles with Green Beans and Cashews.
Jane and Michael Stern are in Chicago sampling some "strangely provincial dishes" unique to the Windy City. Plus, gadget queen Dorie Greenspan checks out garlic gear, we'll hear about one of Baltimore's last arabbers, and visit a Boston hospital where patients eagerly anticipate their meal tray.