Archive for March, 2012

Super Food Dessert Recipe: Chia Seed Pudding with Cherries, Coconut, and Pistachios

Super Food Dessert Recipe: Chia Seed Pudding with Cherries, Coconut, and Pistachios

| March 30, 2012 | 8 Comments

Curious about chia seeds? Don’t know where to begin? Megan Gordon develops a raw, vegan chia seed pudding recipe that capitalizes on its super food powers. And who doesn’t love cherry, pistachio, and coconut? This just might be your new late-night snack.

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Iso Rabins of forageSF plans his next “foodtrepreneur” venture: Forage Kitchen

Iso Rabins of forageSF plans his next “foodtrepreneur” venture: Forage Kitchen

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Iso Rabins of forageSF is the mind behind an underground food market, wild foraging walks and scavenger hunts, plus several series of underground dinners. We dig into what’s next on his plate: a cooperative Forage Kitchen.

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Palestinian Family Shares Treasured Dishes at Zaki Kabob House

Palestinian Family Shares Treasured Dishes at Zaki Kabob House

| March 28, 2012 | 4 Comments

While Middle Eastern restaurants abound, Zaki Kabob House in Albany is one of the few that serve specialties of Palestinian cuisine, like spheeha, maklouba and mensaf. Family-owned and run by Fayza and Kameem Ayyad and their children, Zaki offers tastes of another world, plus warm hospitality.

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Q&A with Comstock Saloon Chef Carlo Espinas

Q&A with Comstock Saloon Chef Carlo Espinas

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bay Area chef Carlo Espinas is cooking up classic San Francisco cuisine to complement the cocktails at Comstock Saloon. The Mission resident loves to travel and shares his approach to food and cooking.

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Petaluma Day Trip: Lambs, LUMA, Lagunitas, & More

Petaluma Day Trip: Lambs, LUMA, Lagunitas, & More

Springtime is a great time to make a day trip north, before the wine-tasting, guidebook-clutching traffic of summer backs up the backroads, and while the meandering, tree-crowned pastures are dotted with fluffy, just-born lambs and calves.

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Chef Dominique Crenn Talks About Her Dialogue Dinners, Book Project and Guy Savoy

Chef Dominique Crenn Talks About Her Dialogue Dinners, Book Project and Guy Savoy

| March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

San Francisco Chef Dominique Crenn describes why she is doing dialogue dinners with other international chefs. She also shares info on her book project, travel and food favorites.

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Behind the Book Tour with Joy the Baker

Behind the Book Tour with Joy the Baker

| March 22, 2012 | 3 Comments

Megan Gordon chats with Joy Wilson about what it’s really like going on a book tour to promote your first cookbook.

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Chef James Ormsby’s Favorite Local Food Spots

Chef James Ormsby’s Favorite Local Food Spots

| March 21, 2012 | 1 Comment

Chef and Bay Area native James Ormsby discusses his culinary outlook and shares where he likes to shop for food. He tells how he met the members of the rock band The Scorpions and shares a popular Bluestem Brasserie recipe for Caramelized Butterscotch Tapioca Pudding.

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Should My Gadget Stay or Should It Go: It’s Spring Cleaning Time

Should My Gadget Stay or Should It Go: It’s Spring Cleaning Time

| March 20, 2012 | 9 Comments

It’s officially the first day of spring, and for me, that means it’s time for my usual round of spring cleaning in the kitchen. I’ll usually take a weekend afternoon and spend a couple of hours digging through our drawers and cupboards to see what needs to get sold, donated to charity or given away.

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Spring Breakfast: Green Eggs and Lamb

Spring Breakfast: Green Eggs and Lamb

It’s spring when the world is puddle-wonderful, at last. Herald the greening of spring in long-overdue rain with some breakfast ideas for green eggs and lamb sausage patties.

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Cookies: What’s For Breakfast

Cookies: What’s For Breakfast

| March 16, 2012 | 7 Comments

Megan Gordon is no stranger to cookies. But lately she’s been experimenting in the kitchen to come up with the perfect breakfast cookie and she may have found it: a wholesome blend of oats, bran, coconut oil, and nuts and fruits. It’s an excuse to eat a cookie in the morning, and that’s always a good thing.

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Kale Pesto Quinoa and 10 Irish Beers for St. Patrick’s Day

Kale Pesto Quinoa and 10 Irish Beers for St. Patrick’s Day

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

A healthy way to go green this St. Patty’s Day and 10 Irish Beers to try.

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Tracie McMillan, The American Way of Eating and Rush Limbaugh

Tracie McMillan, The American Way of Eating and Rush Limbaugh

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

First-time author Tracie McMillan talks to Sarah Henry about going undercover for her book The American Way of Eating, bouncing back from a Rush Limbaugh attack, and why everyone wants to eat well.

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KQED’s Forum: Vegan Cooking + Storified Recipes and Tips from Listeners

KQED’s Forum: Vegan Cooking + Storified Recipes and Tips from Listeners

| March 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Going vegan can offer a range of challenges. Can you really get enough protein without meat and dairy? Can you really make eggless desserts that are anything more than a crumbly mess? Forum’s guests, Chloe Coscarelli and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau say yes to both questions.

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