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I Live Here: SF

Hey there, people of San Francisco. Want to take part in a fantastic writing/photography project? Well, I didn’t know I wanted to either, until I met a woman named Julie Michelle in a donut shop on Polk Street. It was … Continue reading

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How To Roast A Chicken: An Illustrated Guide

Hi there. How are you today? Oh, I’m sorry to hear that. But don’t worry, they have pills for that sort of thing now. Now that the niceties are out of the way, it’s time for Show-and-Tell. Today, I’m going … Continue reading

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Quinoa: It’s An Ancient Grain

The other week, when visiting some old friends at their home in Redwood City to dine on sous vide leg of lamb, I was somewhat surprised/amused that the lady of the house had chosen to serve a salad of quinoa … Continue reading

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Dog Cookies: Treats for Man And Beast

I have a confession to make. I used to eat dog cookies. Milk-Bones, to be exact. And, with the exception of possible remorse for stealing bits of crunchy pleasure away from my dogs, I am totally unashamed. Why no shame? … Continue reading

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Life is Just A Bowl of Cherries

About this time every year, a little Depression Era song makes its return to the food blogoshpere: “Life is Like A Bowl of Cherries.” One can bet that this song title will be borrowed for somebody’s cheerful blog post about … Continue reading

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The Special Sauce of the Thousand Islands

“Would you like Bleu cheese, French, Russian, Ranch, oil and vinegar, or Thousand Island dressing?” It was a familiar chant I’d hear from waiters and waitresses in restaurants high and low-end– wherever I’d go in the 1970’s. Some might lament … Continue reading

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Beautiful Food

It’s dreary outside today. I thought I’d spend the afternoon getting things done about the apartment, but that just isn’t working out so well. So instead, I thought I’d share another episode of my favorite cooking programme (it’s from the … Continue reading

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