August 2012

Sugar Roasted Peach & Blueberry Bacon Infused Buckle and SF Chefs 2012

August 27, 2012
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“Could I have one of those lanyards that allows me to hang my wine glass from my neck?” I politely asked the woman who was handing them out. I asked this, not because I was a complete lush, but rather because I was at the SF Chef’s Grand Tasting Tent and having BOTH hands free […]

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Apricot Amaretti Cookies (naturally gluten free) and dinner at Outstanding in the Field

August 20, 2012
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I wish I had some sort of heartwarming Saveur-esque story to tell about discovering amaretti cookies in an out of the way, tiny Northern Italian village and how it changed my life. In an alternate universe I backpacked without a care or plan through Europe in my post-collegiate youth, taking the Eurorail and eating frugally. […]

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Quinoa Goat Milk Belgian Waffles with Double Cherry Maple Syrup and a visit to Redwood Hills Farm

August 13, 2012
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It seemed the ultimate bait and switch for my friend Amy. She saw my Instagram picture of a Belgian style waffle and immediately thought “THAT LOOKS SO GOOD” but then she read the caption. “Quinoa Goat Milk Belgian Waffle with Double Cherry Maple Syrup” and immediately was horrified. Amy was not having any of those […]

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Blueberry Rhubarb Sour Cream Pie and Jenny & Cary’s Wedding on a Farm

August 6, 2012
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The buffet table of pies is spread out before me, a veritable selection of peach, blueberry, blackberry and apple pies. The sort of selection that makes you want to take one of each, but really you can’t be that greedy as other people are behind you, waiting for their own slice. I opted for a […]

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