Books Peggy Knickerbocker Books by Peggy Knickerbocker Peggy Knickerbocker has written books about: Nonfiction Food & Wine Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Peggy Knickerbocker Food Take a Fresh Look at a Clever Little Vegetable October 8, 2006 Cross an artichoke with celery, and you come close to getting a cardoon. For our food moment this week, food writer Peggy Knickerbocker talks about cardoons — a wonderfully weird vegetable with mediterranean "roots." Knickerbocker is the co-author of The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market Cookbook. Take a Fresh Look at a Clever Little Vegetable Listen Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6221013/6221024" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Food Wine Jello, Welsh Rarebit of Artisanal Cheddar May 12, 2006 When we had this dessert growing up in San Francisco, we called it wine Jello. Read a recipe. Cookbooks to Give and Get November 21, 2005 Whether it's a gift your looking for, a recipe for a holiday gathering, or a delicious title to read by the fire, this list has something for you. Food blogger and cookbook author Heidi Swanson has pulled together her favorite titles this year, and her favorite recipes from those books. Recipes: Simple Soirees November 21, 2005 Food writer Holly Swanson recommends this title in her roundup of cookbooks to give and receive, praising this menu-based title.