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14 April, 2015

Tales of Strawberry Season: Now & Then

Tales of Strawberry Season: Now & Then
Posted in : Food Adventures, Uncategorized on by : Brooke
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After a long winter of preparing recipes centering around California’s wintery greens and juicy citrus, this time of year is one of my favorites – that moment when I spy the season’s first strawberries. The Upper Haight Farmers’ Market starts tomorrow. Based on the ripeness of the local berries in a local grocer on our
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26 August, 2014

Satisfying Shopping: From breakfast & coffee to lunch with a view

Satisfying Shopping: From breakfast & coffee to lunch with a view
Posted in : Food Adventures on by : Brooke
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I love shopping for food I can prepare myself at home and most often, I do. What makes shopping even more exciting is to occasionally combine eating great food and sipping great drinks while obtaining the food I need for the week’s meals. It’s just one of the incentives that shopping at independent establishments has
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10 August, 2014

Anise Hyssop: A farm to table adventure

Anise Hyssop: A farm to table adventure
Comments : 2 Posted in : Cooking, Food Adventures, Recipes on by : Brooke
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Turkey, Tomato, & Anise Sandwich 1/2# roast turkey, thinly sliced 2 mini baguettes, warmed 1/8 c. shredded parmesan cheese 2-3 heirloom tomatoes, sliced baby lettuce leaves, assorted the leaves from 1 stem of anise hyssop (about 1/8 cup chopped) olive oil salt, to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sprinkle the tomatoes with chopped anise hyssop
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