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Startup Wants To Redefine How Local Foods Get To Your Door

Startup Wants To Redefine How Local Foods Get To Your Door

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Demand for local foods is growing, but in many places, there still aren’t efficient networks for getting them to consumers. A San Francisco startup called Good Eggs is trying out a new model: It’s acting as the middleman, letting customers order from lots of different local producers and then delivering straight to their homes.

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My American Pantry (MAP) Celebrates Local Food Producers

My American Pantry (MAP) Celebrates Local Food Producers

| February 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

Founder Andrea Blum is laying the groundwork for an online marketplace with an aerial photo series highlighting regional food and drink makers.

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Sexy Eats & Food Gifts for Valentine’s Day: Did Someone Say Chocolate?

Sexy Eats & Food Gifts for Valentine’s Day: Did Someone Say Chocolate?

| February 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

What’s on the menu for this Valentine’s Day? Chocolate, of course! Feed your sweetie(s) or your own fine self something sweet from our round-up of delectable, locally made treats.

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Fancy Food Show Trends and Slideshow

Fancy Food Show Trends and Slideshow

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Highlights, trends and fun photos from the 2013 Fancy Food Show. Superfood Mania, Coconut Everything, The Anti-Potato Chip, Gluten-Free Goods, Untraditional Sodas, Foie Gras, Black Truffles!

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Do-It-Yourself Meal Kits Promise Easier, More Exotic Dinners

Do-It-Yourself Meal Kits Promise Easier, More Exotic Dinners

| January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chefs, entrepreneurs and non-profits want to help you get dinner on the table with a growing number of meal kits aimed at the home cook.

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Cheese Expert Laura Werlin Talks about Seasonality, Books and Travel

Cheese Expert Laura Werlin Talks about Seasonality, Books and Travel

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews Laura Werlin, who is an award-winning cheese educator, author and expert who lives in San Francisco when she’s not on the road. Werlin dishes on the best questions to ask at the cheese counter and shares why she got into cheese back in 2000 after a news media career path.

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Charcutepalooza: Chorizo Breakfast Sausage

Charcutepalooza: Chorizo Breakfast Sausage

| May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Spicy and smoky, sweet and tangy, this homemade chorizo sausage is the breakfast of champions. The meat is ground using a food processor, so you don’t even need a meat grinder.

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Foodies Have Their Pick of Online Coupon Sites

Foodies Have Their Pick of Online Coupon Sites

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

An overview of the trend of online coupon sites for restaurant deals. Who benefits and who does not?

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Top 10 Foodie Holiday Wishlist

Top 10 Foodie Holiday Wishlist

| December 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

This year’s gift-giving guide for all the food-lovers in your life.

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Baking with Olive Oil: Granola and Beyond

Baking with Olive Oil: Granola and Beyond

| August 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

Perhaps you saw the famed New York Times Olive Oil Granola recipe last year. Or maybe you’ve been noticing more and more folks using olive oil in their baked goods lately (in bakeries and around the web). Well, here’s my version of Olive Oil Granola and a few web links for with inspiring ideas for baking with olive oil.

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New Food Websites Launching Right and Left

New Food Websites Launching Right and Left

| August 2, 2010 | 3 Comments

Megan Gordon reviews five brand new food websites getting noticed by bloggers and food publications. Which ones are worth your time and which can you skip?

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Spring Baking: We’ve Got You Covered

Spring Baking: We’ve Got You Covered

| May 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Need a little inspiration to begin your spring baking projects? Friends showing you up at potlucks? In this post, Megan Gordon shares her picks for online finds that will get you prepared and inspired to hop in the kitchen and start baking.

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Celebrating Spring with Lemon Desserts

Celebrating Spring with Lemon Desserts

| March 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Spring has sprung in the city! There is asparagus in the markets, flowers popping up at the corner store by my place, and it’s no longer getting dark at 5:30. Hallelujah. For me, that generally means going for runs after work instead of hunkering down, making lots of fresh salads for dinner, and doing a little spring time baking. So here is a lovely recipe for a lemon pudding cake — I made it with lemons from my mom’s tree in Marin and had the other ingredients in the fridge. It’s relatively simple, light, and perfectly tart.

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Five Top Coffee Roasters Delivering to Your Doorstep

Five Top Coffee Roasters Delivering to Your Doorstep

| March 15, 2010 | 11 Comments

In his recent piece for Time Magazine, Josh Ozersky details where we find ourselves today, the “Third wave” of coffee: buying prized lots of single-origin beans and roasting them less frequently, treating coffee as seasonal, and paying attention to slight nuances in bean selection and roasting technique. Essentially, the artisan roasters I’m about to discuss have left Starbucks in the dust.

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