Monthly Archives: June 2007

Foodie Family Field Trip: San Francisco. The Mission.

While I love all that Southern California/Los Angeles has to offer the foodie family (year round grilling weather, a nearly infinite array of ethnic dining, farmer’s markets with both culinary quality and style, world class sushi, good local straweberries appear … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Pesto?

I’ve been following a fun little strand of conversation over on the Guardian’s new food blog. It concerns the joys of fresh basil and how you can enjoy it. Obviously one of the main topics is pesto – the pasta … Continue reading

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Warm Potato Salad for a Not So Warm Memorial Day

What is it about Memorial Day (Spring Bank Holiday in the UK)? Here we have the gateway to summer, full of promise and expectation and, without fail, the heaven hope to, well, severely dampen our parade. This year was no … Continue reading

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Camp Campari

My wife and I favor a warm weather aperitif of cheap white wine (usually a light Spanish white like Rueda or a white Rioja) and a splash of campari on the rocks. The rosy color and clinking ice has inspired … Continue reading

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Kingergarten Garden

Okay. As long as we’re playing my kids eats this at school. Check this out: last weekend we went to my daughter’s kindergarten garden to water it (we’ve got an awesome charter school that requires parental involvement, hence various projects … Continue reading

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