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Bored of Apples and Walnuts? Try Adding Date Charoset to Your Passover Table This Year

Bored of Apples and Walnuts? Try Adding Date Charoset to Your Passover Table This Year

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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The Seven Edible ‘S’ Foods of the Persian New Year

The Seven Edible ‘S’ Foods of the Persian New Year

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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To Eat Authentically Irish This St. Patrick’s Day, Go For The Butter

To Eat Authentically Irish This St. Patrick’s Day, Go For The Butter

| March 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

From 3,000-year-old peat bogs to 19th-century Brazil to modern foodies, the love of Irish butter has spread far. The secret to Ireland’s deliciously rich, creamy butter is in its rolling green hills.

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Easy to Make for St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Soda Bread with Currants and Orange Zest

Easy to Make for St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Soda Bread with Currants and Orange Zest

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

This large, fragrant loaf–studded with currants and zesty orange–will feed plenty, and is perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day Brunch.

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Women’s History Month: Women Who are Transforming Our Food System

Women’s History Month: Women Who are Transforming Our Food System

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

For Women’s History Month, CUESA is spotlighting women who are transforming our food system. This week we take you behind the scenes at La Cocina, a nonprofit food business incubator for low-income women, now in its 10th year.

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Lunar New Year Memories with StoryCorps

Lunar New Year Memories with StoryCorps

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) partnered with StoryCorps in San Francisco to create the first recordings dedicated to the Lunar New Year.

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‘Party Like A President’ Recalls Mixology, Mischief Inside Oval Office

‘Party Like A President’ Recalls Mixology, Mischief Inside Oval Office

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

In his new book, author Brian Abrams chronicles the drinking habits and debauchery of former presidents.

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Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cookie Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cookie Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tender dark chocolate cookies press lovingly against sweet strawberry ice cream to make these fun, heart-shaped treats, perfect for Valentine’s Day.

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Sexy & Sweet Valentine’s Day Recipe: Salted Pistachio, Candied Orange, and Dark Chocolate Bark

Sexy & Sweet Valentine’s Day Recipe: Salted Pistachio, Candied Orange, and Dark Chocolate Bark

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Say I love you/want you/need you with this deep dark chocolate bark studded with salty-sweet pistachios and chewy candied orange.

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Rock Your Super Bowl Party with These Indulgent Classic Recipes!

Rock Your Super Bowl Party with These Indulgent Classic Recipes!

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for amazing snacks for the Super Bowl? Rock your party with these indulgent classics (which all go really well with beer!). From smoky-spicy chicken wings and slow-cooker BBQ pulled pork tacos to Tex-Mex chile con queso and over-the-top steak fajita nachos, you can’t lose with these recipes.

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Super Bowl Snack: Finger-Licking, Crispy Spicy Chipotle Buffalo Wings

Super Bowl Snack: Finger-Licking, Crispy Spicy Chipotle Buffalo Wings

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Crisp-skinned chicken wings are bathed in a vibrant, spicy sauce that’s been highlighted by smoky chipotle chiles. The perfect pair to your ice-cold beer during The Big Game!

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Super Bowl Party Food: A Mountain of Grilled Steak Fajita Nachos with Chile con Queso

Super Bowl Party Food: A Mountain of Grilled Steak Fajita Nachos with Chile con Queso

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Piled high with tender marinated steak, black beans, and lashings of gooey chile con queso, these nachos will be the star of your Super Bowl party.

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Cheese Please: Tex-Mex Chile Con Queso Dip For Your Super Bowl Party

Cheese Please: Tex-Mex Chile Con Queso Dip For Your Super Bowl Party

| January 28, 2015 | 3 Comments

Rich and gooey, this molten cheese dip is studded with tomatoes, chiles, and onions and just waiting for you to plunge your tortilla chip into it.

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Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – Food for Thought

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – Food for Thought

| January 19, 2015 | 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 injustice.

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