Monthly Archives: October 2011

Despite sunny summer like weather this past weekend in San Francisco, we found ourselves in the mood for something more autumnal. One of our favorite cooking techniques is braising tough cuts of beef for hours in vegetables and wine and … Continue reading

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Herbed Heirloom Tomato and Goat Curd Tart

Here in Northern California, we’re seeing the tail end of heirloom tomato season. You can still find several varieties at farmers markets, but you might also spy discounted bins for the damaged or less attractive ones. We overheard one vendor … Continue reading

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Cucurbitaceae

Cucurbitaceae, originally uploaded by kitchenbeard.

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Making Your Own Bacon

The bacon trend seems to be everywhere these days with it showing up in everything from chocolate bars to doughnuts to a rather dubious sounding martini. And why not? The flavor pairs well with savory and sweet preparations and appeals … Continue reading

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