Category Archives: apples

Party Like It’s 1999

In 1999 we lived in an amazing 1890s Victorian on the West Side of Santa Cruz. It was 3 stories, full of histories, a ghost and lots of good food. It is where was born. We lived with another … Continue reading

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No Reason, Just a Fantastic Meal…with salt

Some friends came over for dinner last night and I decided I would go all out and make a multi-course extravaganza. We’ve been touting the excellence of Mark Bitterman’s new book, Salted: A Manifesto on the World’s Most Essential Mineral, … Continue reading

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CSA Bounty

Whatever shall I make this week!?!? So many yummy choices! Can’t wait to get cookin’: Sprouts ‘salad’ mix – sunflower, pea, buckwheat, broccoli and radish Fuji apples Artichokes Red beets Cabbage Carrots Rainbow chard Collard “rapini” Green garlic Red Russian … Continue reading

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Le Bernadin-inspired Salmon and Apples

I went to the store to get the ingredients for this great salmon recipe in my On the Line, Inside the World of Le Bernardin cookbook and, oddly, my fish monger had no salmon! So this went from a Le … Continue reading

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