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Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Season of Kale with Tahini (Among Other Things)


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The Season of Kale with Tahini (Among Other Things)

As many have picked up from the sudden proliferation of my mid-day Instagram posts, I no longer work at Good Eggs. Those of you in the Bay Area and following food news might have read about the round of layoffs and closures that happened in early August; I was among the crew let go. If […]

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Café Almond Cake & The Kitchen Gypsy


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Café Almond Cake & The Kitchen Gypsy

Earlier this month, I went to a beautiful dinner at Joanne Weir’s home in celebration of her new cookbook, Kitchen Gypsy. It was a potluck, a genius idea that put a whole array of recipes from the book in front of us and had the added benefit of letting Joanne witness people cooking from her book—which is, of course, the goal of […]

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Last gasp of summer


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Last gasp of summer

I’m just popping by briefly today to point you toward the most recent collection of super simple recipes I put together Edible San Francisco. These hail from the summer issue, which came out several weeks ago ago, but I didn’t think to share them with you until yesterday, when I was reminded of their continued relevance (and that they’d been posted […]

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Summer into fall, with Sweet Corn Soup


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Summer into fall, with Sweet Corn Soup

This might not seem like the ideal moment, at least in the Bay Area, to post a recipe about soup. It has been suffocatingly hot here all week, exacerbated by the fact that ours are not apartments or businesses or schools—or people, for that matter—made for the heat. But you can eat this soup not only hot […]

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With its grandeur | Tomato & Pickled Peach Salad with Labneh


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With its grandeur | Tomato & Pickled Peach Salad with Labneh

I read Nigel Slater’s Notes from the Larder while eating my breakfast and wish desperately that my life looked more like his. He seems to live at a wonderfully slow and thoughtful pace, where there isn’t a plan for every moment and the surprise ripeness of backyard fruit can set the course for the day. Here, he is plucking damsons […]

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