Monthly Archives: February 2010

Roasted Cauliflower with Tangy Yogurt Dressing

Roasted Cauliflower with Tangy Lemon Dressing

Cauliflower is one of those pedestrian vegetables that I seem to avoid most of the time. I blame crudites for this – how can anyone enjoy the vegetable raw? But, owing perhaps to boredom with the same produce selections available in late winter – nearly all of them hailing from the good old cruciferous family […]


Kale and Potato Soup with Bacon

Kale & Potato Soup with Bacon

Preparing bacon without the possibility of immediate gratification is a challenge. But there were only 5 little slices, and I managed to be disciplined, only nibbling a mere couple bites from one particularly crunchy end. And it is with good reason that I held back and instead satiated myself with a prosaic breakfast of oatmeal. […]


Little City Gardens

Brooke Burdner and Caitlin Galloway have spent the past year cultivating salad greens and herbs on a tiny plot of land right here in San Francisco for local restaurants and a CSA. Very inspiring. Watch a fantastic Super-8 video of their project here. Follow their blog here.


Thyme & Parmesan Turkey Burgers

Thyme & Parmesan Turkey Burger

I have been thinking about various conjunctions of turkey and burger. Turger and burkey don’t exactly sound appetizing. And while turker and burgey are kind of funny, they fall short of the desired punch and brevity. Whatever you want to call it, a turkey burger is a pretty darn easy way to provide a satiating […]


Crab Cakes, Poached Eggs

Crab Cakes and Poached Egg

This is a lighter variation on the crab cake. In lieu of mayonnaise as a binding agent I use mustard. I also do not bread them. They certainly don’t need to be served up with poached eggs, but the two together are mighty tasty on a weekend morning. Crab Cakes12 oz crab meat1/4 c grated […]