A few weeks ago, I announced my Summer Seafood Challenge. I vowed to take advantage of my proximity to the ocean and teach myself how to cook with seafood. My first goal was whole fish. I would like to announce that I have conquered my first goal! That’s right, my friends. Whole fish. On the grill. And guess what! It was one of the easiest meals I’ve ever made.
Memorial Day marks the beginning of cookout season, and Paul and I found ourselves invited to two events in one weekend. Our CSA sent out strawberries and rhubarb in last week’s box, so my cookout contribution was easy to decide upon. I wanted to go all out on this first pie of the season and decided a fancy lattice top would be fun.
I was thrilled to find a meaty, locally grown butternut squash in our farm box last week. It’s been cool and rainy here in Oakland since I got back from my Thanksgiving travels. A roasted squash soup seemed like a perfect dinner to take the chill off.
I did my usual recipe review, reading a [...]
A few weeks before Thanksgiving, my mom called to let me know we wouldn’t be having the traditional meal with her family this year. They were talking about making a brisket, maybe. Something easy. I stifled my disappointment and informed Paul that his first Thanksgiving with my family would not be the feast I had [...]
With access to so much local fresh fruit, I want to make a tart for every occasion. Last night I shared this fig frangipane tart with our guests. Tarts are easy desserts to create. In my opinion, the only trick is making a good crust. I have nothing against buying [...]
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