Monthly Archives: March 2009

A Simple Chicken Tagine, With Chickpeas and Mint

Traditional tagines are often made with meat (lamb, chicken), and take advantage of a wide range of aromatic ingredients (from preserved lemons to apricots, mint to lemon and almonds). A tagine is essentially a slow-cooked Moroccan braise that is prepared … Continue reading

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Piccino: Thin Crust Done Right In the Dogpatch

Piccino, a small little cafe/pizzeria in the Potrero Hill/Dogpatch region of San Francisco, is my newest discovery–and quite the gem. I won’t claim to the be discoverer of this place, but I will tell you: it is worth the trek. … Continue reading

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A Tomato Soup, With Chickpeas, Smoked Paprika and Rosemary

There is something to be said for simplicity–and something to be said for turning a classic like tomato soup, and giving it a twist. Every once in a while I’ll see a recipe, or hear of one and think to … Continue reading

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Bulgur Bowl with Zucchini, Mushrooms and Sausage

Big grainy bowls are some of my favorite dinners–warm, hearty and satisfying, they are easy to throw together, nutritious and can often be quite experimental. I’m a big fan of a variety of grains–from quinoa to couscous and bulgur. For … Continue reading

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SXSW Interactive: Austin Redux and Food Blogging Advice

This past week, I had the incredible opportunity of attending part of the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, to represent my company and some of our clients. While most of my time was spent hanging out at techie panels, … Continue reading

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Simple Scones and Theophilus London

I often start my weekend mornings thinking about what I could bake. Being the two person household that we are, it usually doesn’t make sense to whip up a batch of muffins or scones (I could always head to my … Continue reading

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A Spring Awakening in A Chicken Soup

San Francisco is finally, finally seeing some warmer weather. We haven’t had the worst of winters, but I’m always happy to bid adieu to rains and chilly temperatures (even if they’ll come back every once in a while). Spring to … Continue reading

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