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Fava-Bean Crostini

Fava-Bean Crostini

Spring has sprung! And it’s time to bask in the garden, celebrating the sweet greens of spring with Fava-Bean Crostini topped with mint and Pecorino Romano cheese.

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Pureed Fava Bean Ravioli

Pureed Fava Bean Ravioli

But don’t eat fava beans because they’re historical; eat them because they have a lovely verdant sweetness that is perfect when cooked in olive oil. Or eat them because they are rich in vitamins and minerals. Some researchers think they may even be used as a natural alternative to Viagra. They’re not sounding so bad now, are they?

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Meals on Wheels Benefit: Star Chefs and Vintners Gala

Meals on Wheels Benefit: Star Chefs and Vintners Gala

| May 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Wine and dine for a good cause: indulge in the talents of 70 of the Bay Area’s finest chefs; imbibe in the goods from 75 of California’s leading vintners.

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Spring at the Farmers Market: Fava Beans

Spring at the Farmers Market: Fava Beans

| April 1, 2008 | 1 Comment

The return of fava beans, the dinosaur-looking, rather ugly shelling bean, to the market is a sure sign of spring. Fava bean season is ridiculously short, and during fava bean season you will find me in front of the television doing the tedious work to clean the beans as often as I can. Unlike some […]

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