Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gratitude for My Heroes

I am so blessed to live in San Francisco and have access to some of the best food on this planet. This post is part love letter and part thank you letter to the farmers, purveyors, chefs and vendors who … Continue reading

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Trattoria di via Serra – the Best Meal of My Life . . . So Far

Last September, I took my first international trip. I spent 2 glorious weeks in Italy and had one of the best meals of my life. When I planned my trip, I decided to spend the majority of my time (nearly … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons . . . Make Marmalade

Having grown up in the Midwest, citrus was not a huge part of our diet. My mother always had cans of mandarin oranges in her pantry, I just thought they were baby oranges. I didn’t have a fresh mandarin until … Continue reading

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