Monthly Archives: June 2009

Adding a Layer of Sophistication: Raspberry Buttermilk Cake with Salt and Sugar Crust

Days like we’ve been having lately tend to transport all of us to our childhoods. It’s hard to remember that it’s summer when you’re stuck in an air conditioned office, only to experience brief periods of sunshine on walks to … Continue reading

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Summer Goodies

What are you up to this weekend? I will be catching up with some old friends, enjoying this glorious sunshine that San Francisco has bestowed upon us, addressing wedding invitations, and checking out my neighborhood farmer’s market for the second … Continue reading

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Learning: Seared Flank Steak with Baby Artichoke and Potato Hash

I mentioned that I recently became the owner of a powerful machine that I am just starting to learn how to use–a Nikon SLR. I’m a big decisions kind of girl. Sometimes, this leads to great discoveries and bigger payoffs. … Continue reading

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Potato-Crusted Snapper with Lemon Butter Sauce

Like all things that require inspiration (writing, running, painting…), cooking can sometimes put you in a rut. Or rather, you might sometimes get into a non-cooking rut. Days or weeks like these, I usually eat a standard and boring fare … Continue reading

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Domo: A Sushi Place…To Come Home To + Truffle Winner!

Sushi is often my feel-good food. I like to go out to sushi when I have something to celebrate, when I want to have a deep conversation with someone, or when I want guaranteed gastronomic satisfaction. After an unfortunate sushi … Continue reading

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A Savory Pie to Change Your Mind

In my last post, I wrote about discoveries. In this one, I think I’ll cover stubbornness and changing my mind. You see, up until very recently, I was vehemently opposed to savory pasty of any kind. Perhaps it’s my tremendous … Continue reading

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Top Scallop and Parmesan Cabbage Salad

We all have our staples: grilled chicken, tomato soup, black flip flops, white tank tops, a specific route home from the beach. Whether in life, or in food, each and every one of us probably has a handful of go-tos: … Continue reading

Posted in cabbage, cheese, food music blog, Musical Pairings, recipes, scallops | 8 Comments

eating/sf and Foodzie Present: A Neo Cocoa Giveaway for the Best Musical Pairing

I first met the co-founder of Foodzie, Emily Olson, a few months after she and her co-founder, Rob LaFave, opened shop just a few doors down from my office. We had a chance to reconnect at SXSW Interactive, and they … Continue reading

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Shaved Cucumber Salad with Red Onion and Herbs

One of my favorite gifts to give and receive is a great book. I haven’t always been a voracious reader–I’ve gone through cycles. In elementary school, I would lug bagfuls of books from the library–nothing too heavy, mentally, but enough … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Coffee Cake and Breakfast Potluck

Potlucks are one of my favorite ways to get friends together, eat a lot of good food and just have a good time. I don’t need a lot of excuses to throw a party and a potluck is pretty much … Continue reading

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