Category Archives: entrees

BON APPETIT FOOD LOVER’S CLEANSE 2013

Blueberry Porridge - Bon Appetit's Food Lover's Cleanse

I was delighted to shoot Bon Appetit Food Lover’s Cleanse for a second year this December. (This year with the tremendous help of Stacy Ladenburger – thank you!) The two-week menu plan is fantastic. It’s creative, vibrant, wholesome, interesting and produce-centric with some meat and fish – kind of how I like to eat all […]

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CREAMY POLENTA WITH ROASTED CHERRY TOMATOES AND FRESH SHELL BEANS

Creamy Polenta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Shell Beans

One of the greatest takeaways from my time in Montana is how crazy lucky I am to have such an abundance of produce available here in northern California. My last week there, I stayed in a little detached cabin on a small property in the Bitterroot valley, hunkered down for a week of projects. The […]

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STEPPING INTO AND OUT OF COMFORT ZONES (GRILLED CHEESE VS. ROCK CLIMBING)

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If you had asked me three weeks ago what I thought about rock climbing, I would’ve likely answered, Eh, not for me. It looks hard – hard and scary and unfun. Then I found myself in the company of a bunch of climbers for a couple of weeks. It felt cultish, their specialized language and […]

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SUMMER GRILLING INSPIRATION: MEAT!

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri

(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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Breakfast Tacos with Avocado Radish Salsa

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Over the weekend I had a quick getaway to lovely Santa Barbara for Edible Publications’ annual Edible Institute. The weekend was jam-packed, as these things go – full of smart, funny people who give a gosh darn. These are people who care deeply about food and come to the table from so many different, compelling […]

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