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SPRING VEG TABBOULEH WITH GREEN HARISSA

Spring Tabbouleh with Green Harissa

(First, some great good news: I’m a finalist in Saveur’s Best Food Blog Awards! If you wouldn’t mind taking a moment to vote, I’d be so honored. Voting closes next Wednesday, April 9th. Thank you!) When I was in school, I had a really hard time with critiques. It’s kind of a cornerstone of the […]

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CALDO TLALPEÑO: A WARM, SMOKY SOUP WITH WINTER VEG, AND A CASE FOR THE COLDEST SEASON

Caldo Tlalpeno // The Year in Food

All winter I have been dreaming of winter. I know: most of you are ready for it to be done. You’ve had snowmageddons and polar vortices and ice storms and all kinds of ridiculous, frigid, challenging weather. In California, there’s been hardly any winter to speak of, owing to a different kind of ridiculous: our […]

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BON APPETIT FOOD LOVER’S CLEANSE 2014

Happy New Year, all! I was stoked to be on board again this year to shoot Bon Appetit’s Food Lover’s Cleanse. As always, it’s an inspired collection of recipes and it’s approach to cleansing is very un-cleansy. It’s really about celebrating whole foods and taking a break from processed foods, most dairy, and most sugar. […]

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SAVORY CHICKPEA PANCAKES WITH SMOKY ROASTED CARROTS // INDIAN SUMMER

Chickpea Pancakes with Smoky Roasted Carrots // The Year in Food

Every year, at some point during the months of September and October, San Francisco cycles through a few warm periods. It’s our summer!, we like to say. We always regard these as the best months the city has to offer. The fog lifts for a period, the air crackles with a dry autumnal spark, and […]

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CAMPFIRE COOKING: GRILLED SALMON TACOS

Campfire Cooking: Salmon Tacos

I love that Sunset magazine made the claim last year that fall is the perfect season to camp. I can’t deny the glory of camping in the summer, especially in the mountains when the nights are crisp and cool even after the hottest of days. But camping in fall is its own special thing, especially […]

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