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Mediterranean-Inspired BBQ Menu for July 4th Weekend

Mediterranean-Inspired BBQ Menu for July 4th Weekend

Lamb is fantastic on the grill, so this Fourth of July, try some lamb burgers jazzed up with cilantro, scallions, and an unexpected hit of fresh ginger, dolloped with cool herbed yogurt. For vegetarians, there’s a smoky spread of grilled eggplant and tahini, scooped into grilled pita and topped with crunchy carrot-mint salad.

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Marin Day Trip: Larkspur, Point Reyes Station, Sausalito

Marin Day Trip: Larkspur, Point Reyes Station, Sausalito

Time for a last summer fling. Head north to find the doughnut shop of your dreams, a small-town farmers’ market with grilled cheese and barbecued oysters, and the best bench-and-pizza combo by the Bay.

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Hello, Mayo, My Old Friend: Potato Salad and Deviled Eggs for Memorial Day

Hello, Mayo, My Old Friend: Potato Salad and Deviled Eggs for Memorial Day

Now that picnic season is officially upon us, it’s time to sass up that potato salad and those deviled eggs.

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Summer Trifle

Summer Trifle

| July 20, 2009 | 1 Comment

The best summer desserts are simple to make, portable for picnics, and highlight the season’s sweet, luscious fruit. Trifle would be at the top of my own list.

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Event: Rockridge – Picnic In the Street

Event: Rockridge – Picnic In the Street

| September 24, 2008 | 3 Comments

As a part of Out and About in Rockridge, Market Hall merchants will spill out onto College Avenue for their annual “Picnic in the Street.” Enjoy food and wine tastings, cookbook signings, music, and dancing. Children’s activities include cupcake decorating and pumpkin painting. There will also be a Cookbook Exchange—bring a used cookbook and exchange it for another (remaining books will go to the Rockridge Public Library).

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Don’t Forget the Ants: 5 Picnic Essentials

Don’t Forget the Ants: 5 Picnic Essentials

| May 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

With the temps being on the chillier side these days, I was about to get all Dylan on yo’ ass and announce, “If you wanta have a picnic, that’s up t’ you. But don’t tell me about it, I don’t wanta hear it, ‘Cause, see, I just lost all m’ picnic spirit. Stay in m’ […]

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Picnic in the Park: Bacon Bites

| June 17, 2007 | 1 Comment

We each need a good food buddy or two. Mine is a petite Filipina who can eat anyone under the table. Cindy modestly claims it’s all about the pacing, but those of us who’ve had the pleasure of dining with her know that it’s really 1) her absolute love of anything sweet, sour, spicy or […]

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