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Monthly Archives: May 2012

(Above: Skirt Steak with Chimmichurri) I’ve started a new collaboration with the good people at Rewinery, an innovative San Francisco-based wine delivery company. They’re doing great things, and it’s awesome to be a part of it. Every month, they select a number of wines and I create original recipes to pair with their wines, and […]

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Alright. There’s this three day weekend ahead, and if the stars align, it’ll be blessedly warm and filled with hours of outdoors eating – an activity I’d easily rank among my top five favorite things to do. I’ve been making a lot of grilled meat dishes with an eye towards this weekend and the many […]

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Last week, one of my goals driving home was to gather enough elderflowers to make something – a syrup, perhaps, or an infused vodka. The cream-colored clusters of flower heads were everywhere; it was only a matter of finding a shoulder wide enough to pull over without tumbling into a creek. The small tree is […]

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May is such a month of grand expectations. I am already making a mental list of the things that I must do this summer: road trips, roasted corn, river days, wooded hikes, watermelon messes, farm visits, wine tastings, picnics, camping, barbecues. I love that summer is the season during which leisure is not only encouraged […]

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