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Game Day Eats Series | Episode 3: Mini Pizza Bites

Game Day Eats Series | Episode 3: Mini Pizza Bites

Can you hear me squealing? EEEEEK. I’m so excited about these little mini pizzas. I mean, how fun are these? Can you guess what the crust is made of? Um, think crispy cracker that doesn’t get soggy, but softens to…

braised beef and orzo

braised beef and orzo | two red bowls

Do you ever, once you’ve made it through a pile of scary deadlines and come out the other side, just kind of melt into a blob for a week or two, one that can sit semi-upright in an office chair…

mirabelle plum clafoutis + baby led weaning

I bought a lot of plums. Way too many plums. But they were all so beautiful—dusty purples, greens, and gold. The littlest ones, the yellow mirabelles, are the sweetest. Eula likes to grab them in her fist and eat them…

Ginger Fig Tart with Chestnut-Almond Crust {vegan & gluten-free}

Ginger Fig Tart with Chestnut-Almond Crust {vegan & gluten-free}

With luscious vanilla ginger cashew cream, layers of fresh figs, and a crumbly crust laced with earthy chestnut flour, this vegan and gluten-free ginger fig tart makes a glorious fall dessert for all.  Last week marked the 1st anniversary of…

For the Love of Celery: Sautéed Celery & Shrimp

Healthy Asian Celery Shrimp Stir fry Recipe | @whiteonrice

Let’s talk about celery, one of our most favorite veggies ever.  Celery is often one of the forgotten vegetables whose value is most likely appreciated on a crudite platter, swiped with peanut butter, or as a garnish in a bloody…

{San Francisco}: Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival 2017

pepito-paletas

It’s hard to believe the Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival is in its 22th year! This yearly event turns the famous Ghirardelli Square into a celebration of all things chocolatey. Besides their famous chocolate squares and their ice cream sundaes, the Ghirardelli Chocolate company…

Lemon Meringue Pie Pops + An Update

Lemon Meringue Pie Pops + An Update

I have always been a sucker for food on a stick. So when I was conceptualizing a pie pop recipe, I wanted something that was a twist on a classic pie recipe with an eye catching finish—because no ordinary pie…

one huck of a season

Recipe: cold seafood platter I always thought that my foraging seasons ended because there wasn’t anything left to forage, but this year has been quite different. I stopped looking for porcini, matsutake, and now huckleberries, because I found so many,…

the story so far | welcome (back) to local milk

Welcome to Local Milk! Or, rather, welcome back. I decided, unceremoniously, to take the summer off from blogging—in that time my husband and I moved to Paris (part time), traveled a lot, hosted retreats, and I, somewhere in the whirlwind,…

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Futurists – Cubist Vegetable Patch

In 1932, two full decades after the first Futurist Manifesto, Italian artist Filippo Tommaso Marinetti published La Cucina Futurista (The Futurist Cookbook); a collection of culinary related statements, newspaper articles, letters, accounts of banquets, and “formulas,” the Futurist term for recipes.…

marbled banana bread

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Teriyaki Tofu Bowl

Teriyaki Tofu Bowl

I mentioned in this post, Matt’s been kicking my butt with his “get back to fit” routine and we are still at it. I just haven’t posted as many IG stories about it lately, mainly because it’s becoming more of…

Mango and Lime Frangipane Galette

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What I made last week: a mango and lime frangipane galette, a tropical re-imagining of my favorite fall-is-almost-here pastry. The calendar says September but it’s still as sultry as summer, with even a thunderstorm or two. All this humidity is making me feel…

tomato bread + a bit about spain

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