The Whole Foods "Food of the Week" starts the show and this week they look at crab meat. They discuss the types of meats, the best recipes and how crab cakes have changed. Next they share tips to help turn your ordinary dishes extraordinary. It has a holiday twist and they look at fruit cake, egg nog and more. They also answer a variety of listener questions, before having a conversation about tipping and minimum wage. Tom, Thierry and Katie-O have a roundtable discussion about their secret food weaknesses. With Christmas coming up the show shares their favorite food gift ideas. As always the show ends with the Food Quiz!