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McQuade’s Celtic Chutney

McQuade’s Celtic Chutney

| December 26, 2009 | 1 Comment

What’s better than a stiff drink and a ham-and-turkey sandwich with people you never have to impress? I’ll tell you: a ham-and-turkey sandwich dolloped with chutney, that’s what. And not just any common-or-garden chutney, no sirree Bob, but McQuade’s Celtic Chutney, made by red-headed Scotswoman Alison McQuade in small, aromatic batches, just like you would at home, if you were lucky enough to come from chutney-making people.

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Foodie Holiday Wishlist: Top 10 from the Bay Area

Foodie Holiday Wishlist: Top 10 from the Bay Area

| December 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

This holiday season, support local businesses while giving someone a gift they’ll devour and won’t dream of re-gifting.

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Etsy: Handmade Gifts for Food-Loving Friends

Etsy: Handmade Gifts for Food-Loving Friends

| August 26, 2008 | 1 Comment

I have a really amazing circle of friends and family. Because of this, I am always on the lookout for great gifts that are easy on the wallet, and that hold to my buying philosophy: buy from mom-and-pop shops over chain superstores whenever possible. While I definitely have some San Francisco stores that I frequent in order to find unique gifts, my obsession lately has been Etsy.

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