Cauliflower Curry (recipe)

Did you know I am participating in the Food Buzz Project Food Blog Challenge? Now would be a great time to vote. Tonight even. A couple times. No, that would be illegal. Once is enough. And then you can tell your friends to vote too. (note: It requires you to register, but I am really

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Best Ever Chilaquiles (recipe)

Chilaquiles Casserole

Chilaquiles, a traditional Mexican hangover cure, is a truly flexible dish easy to throw together for an impromptu brunch or dinner after a busy day. This recipe originally was clipped out of the San Francisco Chronicle in 2003, and every time I find a fresh bunch of chard in my Two Small Farms vegetable box,

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Corn on the Cob, 3 Ways

In the tradition of many a San Francisco restaurant, I wanted to experiment with Corn on the Cob three ways; grilled, microwaved and traditional 2-minute boil method. I was curious to see which was actually the best way, best being a combination of time + effort. Grilled: The most time consuming of the three methods,

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Grow Your Own: Grilled Artichokes

Last September, we overhauled the front yard and planted lots of food-type items. Blueberries, Fuyu persimmons, Blenheim apricots, rhubarb, herbs and more. Many times, I thought about taking a photo or two, but alas, it never happened. Fortunately, all the plants have overwintered well and spring is bringing up all sorts of treasures. One of

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After school snack: Butternut Squash Hummus (recipe)

I made this last week for our first TGIF block party, using the Butternut Squash that came in our weekly box from Two Small Farms, and it was a great success. Very easy, and the butternut squash made the hummus sweet and tasty. My kids enjoyed it as an after-school snack with pita chips and

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