Monthly Archives: November 2009

Brussels Sprouts and Bacon: And Another

Brussels sprouts must be hot these days. I’m seeing recipes galore. Megan from A Sweet Spoonful wrote about them yesterday. Eat Make Read and Pithy and Cleaver try their takes on David Chang’s twist. Mark Bittman gives us bacon and … Continue reading

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Veracruz-Style Snapper

I think about this blog often–as in the BB (before blog) time, when I wasn’t obsessively taking pictures of everything I ate, dreaming up dishes in my sleep, and bringing my friends along for the ride. One of the best … Continue reading

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Mendocino/Sea Ranch Weekend and Cafe Beaujolais

Have I told you about my lovely weekend yet? I don’t think so–I haven’t had time to really breathe since I got back. And, alas, it’s already Friday, and it’s time for a local review. As I mentioned, last weekend … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: Spicy Almond-Butter Noodles

A good bowl of noodles is hard to beat. They’re so versatile, so adaptable. There’s spaghetti, whole wheat fettuccine, udon, buckwheat soba… Each noodle is a blank canvas for a luxurious sauce. I’ve been hearing a lot about all kinds … Continue reading

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A Birthday and A Caramel Cake

For a while there I was feeling like I was eating a lot of sweets, but I wasn’t making a lot of sweets, and I really had to fix that. I go through baking phases largely because when I bake, … Continue reading

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