Archive for June, 2010

Jun 29 2010

A Perfect Summer Lunch

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Heirloom tomatoes might just be my favorite thing about living in California. 

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Jun 23 2010

Wining and Dining in Napa

Published by under Cooking Classes

One of the biggest perks of living in San Francisco is being so close to all of the cool events that go down in wine country, which are typically as much about the food as they are the wine. And although my dad’s the one who’s actually a member of wine clubs, I’m often the […]

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Jun 19 2010

Southern Fix

Published by under Dinner

I recently went home to Jackson, Mississippi for a long weekend to celebrate a friend’s recent engagement, and I ate the whole time I was there. Friday night we went to my favorite restaurant, Walkers, where no less than two desserts were shared. Saturday I picked fresh basil from my dad’s garden and made a […]

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Jun 13 2010

Buying Bulk

Published by under Dinner,Entertaining,Starters

My assistant and I just shelled out some cash to join Costco. It seems a little ridiculous since I live within a one-block walking distance of no less than three grocery stores (truly), but when I heard that I could buy a whole quart of Fage yogurt for $5, I was sold. I eat a […]

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Jun 10 2010

Study Snacks

Published by under Dessert

My sister and I share many things: a sub-average body temperature, parents, and a love of new dresses. We also share an inexplicable fondness for white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, which is hard to explain only because neither of us regularly enjoy white chocolate or macadamia nuts in any other context. In fact, I’ve developed […]

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Jun 07 2010

Finger Food Dinner

Published by under Dinner,Entertaining,Starters

While considering an easy, Sunday night dinner for two, I settled on lettuce wraps. My assistant and I made them a while back with success, which turned out to be just the confidence I needed to take the basic recipe to the next level — but this time, I was cooking for a girlfriend instead […]

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