Monthly Archives: March 2011

Chicken Giblet Pate

While making chicken soup today, I set aside the giblets and the skin from the whole roaster I had bought. Once the chicken was roasting, I looked at them sitting there and came up with a quick idea for lunch. … Continue reading

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Cream of Asparagus and Tarragon Soup

Asparagus is one of the first vegetables to be ready every spring at the farmers markets around the country and the Bay Area is no exception with bundles appearing at markets in the last couple of weeks. We snapped up … Continue reading

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The Castro Farmers Market opened for the season recently and after a quick stroll through, I headed home with enough fresh produce to keep me busy… for a day or two. In fact, all of the ingredients for this recipe, … Continue reading

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Hangtown Fry

Hangtown Fry, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard. Hangtown Fry My latest Examiner article is up:SF Historical Eat: The Hangtown Fry exm.nr/gruBFh

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Pear & Fennel Crumble

While spring may just be around the corner, in the Bay area we’re hunkering down for a few days of winter storms to blow through with cold rain and powerful winds. Just the kind of weather we look forward to … Continue reading

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