Monthly Archives: June 2009

Summer Suppers

When the sun comes out and the weather heats up, being stuck in the kitchen isn’t all that appealing. Easy meals are best, especially those that require little time over the stove. I developed this recipe for a class I … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Wow…this summer thing has gotten away from me. I realize how much time I have to blog when my son is in school. He’s obviously home these days…sorry for the lapse. A little bourbon, a few peaches, a handful of … Continue reading

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Bidding Farewell to a Legend

(Me, Wolfgang Puck, and Annie Stollphoto credit to Marcia Gagliardi, aka ‘the tablehopper‘) I got an amazing invitation last night. My friend Annie invited me to be her guest for the final dinner at Postrio. For those of you who … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Happy Summer. Here’s what I’m reading this cool San Francisco Wednesday. Of course I’m loving the NY Times article about Thai food. The green papaya salad and chicken larb both bring me back to my trip. Easy ways to try … Continue reading

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Homemade Jam

Saturday morning I found myself leaving the farmer’s market with a load of fresh berries and cherries. I was on a jam mission so, three pounds of strawberries were headed for jars. I did some reading online to compare recipes … Continue reading

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A Few of my Favorite Things

I had a student in my class Tuesday ask me for a list of my recommended kitchen equipment. I usually hand out a list that I’ve had in my files from years ago. It was compiled from Julia Child’s Mastering … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Remember when you were a kid and you counted down the days until school would end? Well, for my son today is that day. He’s ecstatic. I have to admit I’m excited too. I’m looking forward to sleeping in, not … Continue reading

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