Archive for January, 2011

Got (Almond) Milk?

Got (Almond) Milk?

| January 19, 2011 | 11 Comments

Get the skinny on almond milk’s health benefits and concerns.

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2011 Fancy Food Show: Emerging Food Trends

2011 Fancy Food Show: Emerging Food Trends

| January 18, 2011 | 2 Comments

Just when you think you’ve gotten through the most food-filled time of year, the Fancy Food Show descends upon the Bay Area and rears its tasty and gluttonous head.

This amazingly large annual show takes up two entire Moscone Center expo halls and contains 80,000 food and beverage products, 1300 exhibitors and 17,000 attendees.

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All About Miso Soup

All About Miso Soup

| January 18, 2011 | 12 Comments

If you’re looking for lighter soup that’s nourishing and easy to digest, you might consider having a big bowl of miso soup. Miso is comfort food with a little international flair.

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Food Secrets of ICHI Sushi’s Tim and Erin Archuleta

Food Secrets of ICHI Sushi’s Tim and Erin Archuleta

| January 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tim & Erin Archuleta are the co-founders & owners of ICHI Catering, ICHI Lucky Cat Deli, and ICHI Sushi. They share their favorite spots for dining, drinking, date night, books and guilty pleasures.

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DIY: Seville Orange Marmalade

DIY: Seville Orange Marmalade

| January 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Start your morning the Scottish way, with real Seville orange marmalade, made at home. But do it now–the season for these bracingly sour but aromatic fruit is short.

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Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – Food for Thought

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – Food for Thought

| January 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

To honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., the iconic civil rights leader and Nobel Peace prize winner I am sharing quotes in which he expresses thoughts about hunger, poverty and food-related injustice.

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Good Food Awards Showcases Sustainable Food Artisans

Good Food Awards Showcases Sustainable Food Artisans

| January 14, 2011 | 5 Comments

The Good Food Awards honor food artisans who demonstrate high standards in taste and sustainability and kicks off a month-long series of events showcasing sustainable food producers.

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SF Vegan Bakesale: Eat Cake, Save Animals

SF Vegan Bakesale: Eat Cake, Save Animals

| January 14, 2011 | 3 Comments

The SF Vegan Bakesale takes place this Saturday, January 15, 11am-3pm, at SpeeSees on 1415 Valencia Street. Vegans of the Bay Area band together every few months and hold a sale with all proceeds donated to charities. Organized by Laura Beck and Karin Olsson, these bakesales have been a huge success for the past two years.

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Cheesy Enchilada Casserole: Chicken + Vegetarian

Cheesy Enchilada Casserole: Chicken + Vegetarian

| January 13, 2011 | 6 Comments

So if you love enchiladas, but aren’t crazy about making them; or if you simply crave an easy-to-make hearty one-dish meal that will please your entire family, here is my recipe for Cheesy Enchilada Casserole. The main recipe uses chicken but I’ve also included a vegetarian alternative that uses butternut or acorn squash at the end. Both are great choices for an easy and hearty dinner at home.

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Black Bean Soup + Cilantro-Lime Yogurt Crema

Black Bean Soup + Cilantro-Lime Yogurt Crema

| January 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

This recipe for Black Bean Soup + Cilantro-Lime Yogurt Crema is hearty, creamy, satisfying, chock full of vegetables and not an ounce of guilt. Stay on the healthy eating wagon without being miserable.

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The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

| January 11, 2011 | 12 Comments

Get thee to the great American Grilled Cheese Kitchen as soon as possible. Only open for breakfast and lunch, this place does a mid-day grilled cheese sandwich right.

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Bicoastal Pie

Bicoastal Pie

| January 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

The New York Times and NPR are saying pie is the new “it” dessert. Megan Gordon explores her two favorite pie shops–one West coast, one East Coast.

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Kitchen Cookware: Culling and Curating for the New Year

Kitchen Cookware: Culling and Curating for the New Year

| January 9, 2011 | 12 Comments

Who doesn’t feel the need to spruce up things at home when the new year rolls around? Naturally, post-holiday revelry, the kitchen needed some attention. But all this clearing and culling can leave some holes in your kitchen arsenal. Here are some ways to fill in the gaps.

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Black Tart

Black Tart

Now’s the time for Black Tart, a warming dessert from the winter pantry, succulent with dried fruits, citrus, nuts, and spices.

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