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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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Kabocha Squash Gnocchi with Sage Butter

I’ll admit it. I’m a little afraid of homemade pasta. But homemade gnocchi? I was ready to take on the challenge. I’d seen many recipes for gnocchi over the past month. Sassy Radish did her take on Gourmet’s sweet potato … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Skillet-Seared Cod with Mushrooms

I miss peaches and blackberries this time of year. But, I’m becoming more aware of eating with the seasons. So, rather than succumbing to ridiculously-priced produce that’s been shipped to the city from lands far, far away, I’m eating what’s … Continue reading

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Poke: Squeezing the Last Bits of Summer

Every year, when the first rainstorm hits the Bay Area, the city seems to fall to pieces. The trains run behind schedule, traffic is at a standstill, huge puddles form in every sidewalk crevice, trees start falling, people work from … Continue reading

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Red Snapper Ceviche: A Gem from the Archives

We’re still in Argentina on our honeymoon, and hopefully enjoying some amazing wine in Mendoza. Ceviche is an impressive dish to make, and is surprisingly easy. After finding this recipe some time ago, it’s been my go-to for hot summer … Continue reading

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Slow Roasted Salmon with Crème Fraîche and Capers

I am always amazed at how much the weather can vary across the Bay Area. After enjoying a scorching hot day in San Jose, I was thrown back into San Francisco mist, fog, and wind today. I’ve now become used … Continue reading

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Seared Tuna with Hawaiian Sea Salts and Heirloom Bean Salad

You might think, if you briefly glanced at our recipes index, that we largely subsist on a diet of soups, seared tuna, scallops and cookies. I’d like to convince you that this is not true…but not today. Today, I’m going … Continue reading

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