Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chocolate & Orange Pot de Creme

Winter desserts often rely on apples, pears or other fruits that store well for long periods of time. Yet at this time of year in the Bay area, as we are moving into citrus season, a variety of seasonal fruits … Continue reading

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cop_03, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. I’m not a cop, I just play one in short independent films.

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cop_01, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. I’m not a cop, I just play one in short independent films.

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Braised Beef Cheeks with Mushrooms and Polenta

One of the intriguing recent trends in food is the whole animal movement. While it usually focuses on offal, it also encompasses some of the less popular cuts, including the cheeks. Since they are full of tissues that can be … Continue reading

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glass, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. I came home and found the dishes from last night’s dinner sitting in the sun, as if waiting for me.

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Winter Warmth: Potato & Leek Soup with Roasted Balsamic Root Vegetables

With the Holidays behind us, and January’s winter storms blowing through the Bay, it’s time to look towards filling warming soups. Yet it’s also time to return to healthier eating with hearty winter vegetables that can currently be found at … Continue reading

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