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A Season of Change: Truffled Gnocchi

Do you still get excited about getting the mail? I generally don’t. Increasingly, I find that friends send fewer handwritten cards (email and Facebook have become our de-facto communication channels–even when it comes to birthday and holiday wishes) and I … Continue reading

Posted in chanterelles, Fall, food music blog, gnocchi, Musical Pairings, Saveur | 5 Comments

Breaking Routine: Poached Salmon Salad with Horseradish Dressing

As you may have noticed from my last post, I can be a creature of habit. I like my routine, and what’s wrong with that? What’s curious to me, however, is how this relates to my cooking. There are certain … Continue reading

Posted in food music blog, horseradish, Musical Pairings, My Favorite Ingredients, Petersham Nurseries, salmon, watercress | 4 Comments

The ‘No’ Woman, Rediscovering Yes and Lavender Almonds

I used to be a woman of ‘yes.’ Not in the loose sort of way, mind you. But in a ‘sure, I’m free on Thursday night for this random Italian conversation group meeting that I saw advertised in my neighborhood … Continue reading

Posted in almonds, food music blog, lavender, Musical Pairings, snacks | 15 Comments

We’ve Got Some Big News, and We Want to Share it With You

I’ve been bursting at the seams for the last 2 months now and I can finally tell you why. When I first started writing here, sharing recipes, restaurant reviews and travel recommendations, I called my blog ‘eating/sf.’ I wrote sporadically … Continue reading

Posted in food music blog, new beginnings, Turntable Kitchen | 9 Comments

Planes, The Life Below, Apple Butter

If I could fly on planes every day, I think I could genuinely write a book. I’d cover chapters above the clouds, land somewhere inspiring and be off again–just me and my notebooks. I’m not sure why, but thoughts just … Continue reading

Posted in apple butter, apples, Fall, food music blog, Musical Pairings | 14 Comments

Brown Sugar Cake: Why You Should Commit

Can you ever really stop looking forward to cake? I mean, there’s a reason you get one on your birthday and your wedding day. Cake is a celebration. I like cake as much as the next person but only to … Continue reading

Posted in amaranth flour, brown sugar, cake, food music blog, Musical Pairings, tea time, whipped cream | 7 Comments