Archive for October, 2011

Check, Please! Bay Area: La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia

Check, Please! Bay Area: La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

The tenth episode of season six features these restaurants: La Mexicana Restaurant (Oakland), Kabuto Sushi (San Francisco), Pazzia Restaurant & Pizzeria (San Francisco). Leslie’s shares wine tips about how to make vinegar with leftover wine.

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Book Review and Recipe: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook

Book Review and Recipe: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook

| October 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

Megan Gordon gives her review of the new The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook along with their incredible recipe for Sweet Potato Pie.

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Toast: A Slice of Nigel Slater’s Life Comes to the Silver Screen

Toast: A Slice of Nigel Slater’s Life Comes to the Silver Screen

| October 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

Nigel Slater’s new film, “Toast,” based on his best-selling memoir of the same name, reveals a boy, his hunger, and the power of food in an unhappy family.

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Makin’ Bacon in the Headlands

Makin’ Bacon in the Headlands

Time to start stocking up for the winter! Before the rains kick in, fire up that backyard smoker one more time and make a batch of homemade bacon. Stephanie Rosenbaum shares bacon-making tips from the kitchen at the Headlands Center for the Arts.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Pork Store Café, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela

Check, Please! Bay Area: Pork Store Café, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The ninth episode of the season features these restaurants: Pork Store Café (San Francisco), Pizzaiolo (Oakland) and Zarzuela (San Francisco). Leslie’s shares wine tips about what to do with leftover wine.

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Jacques Pépin Tribute Video + Essential Pépin Website

Jacques Pépin Tribute Video + Essential Pépin Website

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

This tribute video was created to honor Jacques Pépin and was shown at the 4th Annual New York City Wine & Food Festival Tribute Dinner on October 1, 2011. The new Essential Pépin website just launched and you can view four complete episodes before the program premieres as well as view entire episodes one week before they air on TV. Over 75 recipes are available online, which include large color photos not available in the book.

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Edible Education 101:  Sugar Is Not So Sweet After All

Edible Education 101: Sugar Is Not So Sweet After All

| October 6, 2011 | 5 Comments

UC Berkeley students hear about the evils of sugar at popular food politics class.

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San Francisco’s World Veg Festival Was All About the Food, Baby!

San Francisco’s World Veg Festival Was All About the Food, Baby!

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last weekend’s World Vegetarian Festival in Golden Gate Park showcased the brightest and best speakers, non-profits, and most importantly, food.

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Joe Yonan on the Joys of Solo Suppers

Joe Yonan on the Joys of Solo Suppers

| October 3, 2011 | 5 Comments

Washington Post food editor Joe Yonan joins a growing chorus of cookbook authors singing the praises of cooking for one in his recent book Serve Yourself.

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Homemade Ketchup

Homemade Ketchup

Time to grab the last of the season’s tomatoes and stock up the pantry with slow-roasted homemade ketchup.

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