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Tomatoes: An Addiction (Early Girl Tomato Sauce)

Tomatoes: An Addiction (Early Girl Tomato Sauce)

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

I have a confession to make: I’ve been on a bit of a tomato bender.

I just can’t help it. They are just so irresistible. I’ve been popping cherry tomatoes like pills, sneaking slices and dices of heirlooms into every meal, and lusting after Early Girls. I recently came across this Mario Batali clip, and learned that there is a word for my ailment. The Italians call it Scorpacciata.

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Mariquita Farms Mystery Box Magnificence

Mariquita Farms Mystery Box Magnificence

| February 9, 2009 | 8 Comments

I know much has already been said about the Mystery Box from Mariquita Farm — both here on Bay Area Bites and elsewhere — but I can’t stop myself from adding one more paean of praise for this marvelous arrangement.

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Mariquita Farm Mystery Box

Mariquita Farm Mystery Box

| August 7, 2007 | 3 Comments

Last Thursday, I made my way to Piccino, a small new pizza restaurant occupying a street corner in Dogpatch, to participate in an interesting new San Francisco ritual. I looked for the minivan full of vegetables, handed over $25 for a giant box of produce, and then sat down to eat dinner with some friends, […]

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