Date night just got easier with this list of five local theaters that serve more than just popcorn and Junior Mints.
Most American Jews are of Eastern European descent, which means their charoset is made from apples, walnuts, sweet wine and cinnamon. The traditional Passover food varies widely from other regions and contains different ingredients. Alix Wall spoke with three Bay Area home cooks who shared their unique family recipes.
Tender Greens’ Sustainable Life Project Helps Former Foster Kids Gain Experience in the Culinary Industry
Foster kids who age out of the system are often at risk of becoming homeless. One restaurant chain is trying to do something about it.
What if you want to become a better cook– without shelling out thousands of dollars for culinary school? Here’s a sample of four cooking apps and online services that do more than just provide recipes.
Iranians, Pakistanis, Afghans and many other cultures celebrate the Persian New Year, or Norouz on the first day of the Spring Equinox. This year Norouz is on Friday, March 20 and the celebration continues for 13 days. Families across the world elaborately decorate a table in their home with different foods, each symbolizing something good to come in the new year.
Small but mighty, seeds like pumpkin, hemp, sunflower, and sesame are loaded with essential minerals, vitamins and disease-fighting nutrients that are often lacking from our diets.
Cumin has been popular since the dawn of written history: It’s the only English word that can be traced directly back to Sumerian. Since then it has insinuated itself into cuisines around the world.
Feastly Offers Class on The Art of Cooking With Marijuana – Making CannaButter for Edibles Without the Harsh Taste
Meal-sharing service Feastly offers its first foray into edibles with a class this Saturday in San Francisco on how to make “Cannabutter,” or marijuana-infused butter without the harsh taste. If you’ve got a valid California Medical Marijuana ID Card, you are eligible to sign up.
Nak’s Oriental Market: This Mom-and-Pop Offers Personalized Service Along with Asian and Dutch Ingredients
Sure, many people shop at indifferent, overlit discount grocery stores to save a few bucks but you can still find special items and exceptional, personalized service if you know where to look. My favorite is eclectic, beloved, miniscule Nak’s Oriental Market, which has been offering everything from pristine hamachi belly and the best nuoc mam to Dutch cookies for 46 years.
“People are suffering. We need to fix that, but that’s not a cooking problem. If there’s a cooking problem, I can solve it. Cooking is easy. Social justice problems are not so easy.”
Strawberry farmers have dropped a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis, and the university has hired a new strawberry breeder. But the future of academic berry breeding is uncertain.
ManresaBread’s retail shop in downtown Los Gatos will open on Saturday, February 21. Besides the additional locations mentioned below, breads and pastries will be available beginning March 1 at the three Verve Coffee Roasters locations in Santa Cruz.