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Baked Figs with Bacon, Blue Cheese, Roasted Nuts

When Summer arrives and figs are abundant, making baked figs with bacon and blue cheese is the ultimate celebration of the season. Baked Fig Recipe with Bacon, Cheese, Pecans on Grilled Bread at WhiteOnRiceCouple.com

We scored big time this year guys! For once, we’re actually home for more than a week at a…

corn fritters

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Tuscan Ricotta Tart with Peaches

Tuscan Ricotta Tart with Peaches. I’ve met so many incredibly talented and lovely people through Instagram. That’s where I first found Giulia Scarpaleggia (and her website Jul’s Kitchen), who lives and cooks in Tuscany. Her food is gorgeous and when…

very awesome

Recipe: huckleberry crème brûlée In the 12 days since Yuki joined our pack we’ve procured an extra baby gate, an extra dog crate, an extra dog bed, a Nylabone chew toy, another Nylabone chew toy (because… Neva), a puppy harness,…

Banana Bread

I’ve been thinking about Banana Bread lately, mostly due to an assortment of bananas that are taking up valuable real estate in my freezer. Another issue that’s taken up (valuable) space in my brain has been trying to understand the difference between…

{San Francisco} Farmshop Marin Restaurant

Farm Shop Interior

Farmshop Marin is a most delicious enticement to make your way north of San Francisco more frequently. This restaurant in Marin County Mart presents easygoing California farm-to-table cuisine in a setting that strikes the perfect balance between relaxed and refined.…

Red Chile Braised Beef

We find ourselves eating in, rather than going out, more than not. For one thing, the food is often better, or just simpler. Maybe I’m getting grouchy, but after a recipe trip where I ate our every meal, all I…

grilled zucchini ribbons with pesto and white beans

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don’t be so certain

Recipe: homemade beef jerky for dogs In my younger years, I used to make all manner of declarations. I would never do X. I will always do Y. I’m not sure if it is age or simply life that has…

Hawaii

It’s not every day, or every year (or every decade, unfortunately) that I get to spend some time with my family in Los Angeles. So I was excited by the chance to join them, not in L.A., but in Hawaii.…

Grilled Bruschetta

A few weeks ago we were craving bruschetta for dinner because it’s not only simple to make, it’s also satisfying and pairs well with a great bottle of our favorite wine. Since the weather was fantastic outside and we really…

News, and a Book/Ice Cream Event

I took a break for some quality family time, which, by happy coincidence, included a dose of beach time as well. Now I’m back and figuring out the best way to keep my tan (which I rarely get) so I…

Scentual Encounters

Scents are invisible, intangible, volatile, and transient. Our olfactory register is bombarded as we navigate daily life. Nearly all the products we use on our bodies (shampoo, lotion, make-up, toothpaste) and our homes (laundry detergent, dish soap, floor cleaner) are…

ciambellone, an italian tea cake

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‘reminiSCENT’ exhibition

reminiSCENT | 25 July to 11 August 2018 | MAY SPACE, Sydney

reminiSCENT surveys contemporary artists initiating multisensory experiences through olfactory encounters. Smelling is classified as a “bodily sense” in that along with touch and taste, in order to be ‘known’ or perceived,…