Category Archives: cheese

Squash Blossom and Burrata Pizza- Starting August Off Right

This squash blossom pizza has been taunting me since March. March! That’s when the Los Angeles issue of Saveur appeared in my mailbox, its cover adorned with the most beautiful pizza pie I had ever seen. To say that I … Continue reading

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Checking the Forecast and My Favorite Whole Wheat Pizza

I like to check the weather forecast in random places. I’m not sure what it is about the weather that makes it the most comfortable place to start a conversation. When I’m on a call with someone I’ve never met … Continue reading

Posted in basil, cheese, food music blog, Heirloom tomatoes, Mark Bittman, Musical Pairings, Pizza | 3 Comments

Asparagus Frittata: When Brunch Strikes

A friend of mine recently celebrated her birthday by throwing herself a brunch. It was a novel idea and something that felt fresh. Every year, I go out to dinner with friends. Every year, we go to a bar or … Continue reading

Posted in asparagus, breakfast, brunch, cheese, Eggs, frittata, Saveur | 8 Comments

Truffled Three-Cheese Mac & Cheese: The One that Could

You know how there’s mac and cheese, and then there’s mac and CHEESE? Well, this mac and cheese falls into the latter category. It was a dish that has been a long time coming on eating/sf. After all, there are … Continue reading

Posted in cheese, comfort food, food music blog, mac and cheese, Musical Pairings, pasta, truffle oil | 4 Comments

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

Posted in bacon, brussels sprouts, cheese, food music blog, lemon, Musical Pairings, Thanksgiving | 9 Comments

A Side with a Zing: Chard with Anchovies, Parmesan and Garlic

I truly believe that some days, the world is just looking out for you. Case in point: an unfortunate incident with our Wii this weekend that left me with a slightly blackened eye, but luckily, no significant facial bruising. I … Continue reading

Posted in anchovies, cheese, food music blog, garlic, Musical Pairings, side, swiss chard | 3 Comments

Baby Turnips and Greens and Urban Farmstand

Ever since the farmer’s market came to my hood, I’ve been making fantastic discoveries. Most of the time, I’ll pick up a vegetable I’ve never prepared and ask the folks working the table how I can put it to use. … Continue reading

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