Archive for January, 2007

Cook by the Book: Seduced By Bacon

Cook by the Book: Seduced By Bacon

| January 10, 2007 | 1 Comment

When I was little I remember asking my mom if people could be vegetarians, could they also be meatatarians? No, she said, you mean carnivores and no, people cannot be carnivores. I remember a feeling of disappointment. I really was hoping the answer was yes. The thing is, my mom was a really good cook, […]

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Vietnamese Food in San Francisco

Vietnamese Food in San Francisco

| January 8, 2007 | 4 Comments

With a rapidly approaching trip to Vietnam, most of my spare time lately has been focused on anything and everything Vietnamese. San Francisco has some wonderful Vietnamese restuarants, and I am excited to compare what I’ve eaten here with foods in Vietnam to see how the Bay Area stacks up. Out the Door is the […]

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Bonne Année 2007 de Paris!

Bonne Année 2007 de Paris!

| January 6, 2007 | 6 Comments

pork loin stuffed with dried apricots and cranberries in Sauterne and tied with dental floss… No culinary disasters to speak of occurred this holiday however it was not without its hair-raising, stress-inducing, blood-vessel-bursting, screaming-for-wine moments. Bare with me here…. Freak-out #1: 4:30pm Start cooking for 11 people who are arriving at 8:00pm. Yes, start. Luckily, […]

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Molasses in January

Molasses in January

| January 5, 2007 | 0 Comments

Molasses isn’t necessarily slower in January than it is in December. Just ask any Bostonian over the age of 85. Apart from a possible spike in interest after bizarre, molten tragedies, I doubt many people have taken the time to note the subtle variations in velocity of room temperature molasses from one month to the […]

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Tracking Kona Coffee on Hwy 11, Part 2

Tracking Kona Coffee on Hwy 11, Part 2

| January 4, 2007 | 1 Comment

We didn’t actually load up on our Kona-to-go coffee until the last day of our trip. A night flight out of Kona’s completely open-air airport enabled us to have a full final day of dreaming and drooling. We drove through Waimea one last time, photographed the Waipio Overlook, and picked up souvenirs and gifts. Finally, […]

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Cook by the Book: Whole Grains Every Day Every Way

Cook by the Book: Whole Grains Every Day Every Way

| January 3, 2007 | 3 Comments

Last year my New Year’s resolution was to eat more whole grains. While I might have purchased more whole grains, I’m not sure I really ate more with the exception of brown rice. Once I learned that brown rice, which takes forever to cook, could be frozen after it was cooked I made double batches […]

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Links Around the Bay

Links Around the Bay

| January 2, 2007 | 0 Comments

Tea is celebrating her 1-year blog anniversary. And we’re glad she’s a part of the community! 365 days later it still is sheer delight, though I sometimes struggle to find the time I want for it. This is the most enjoyable writing I do, by a long shot, and the impact this blog has had […]

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