Tag Archives: appetizers

Liver Mousse. Yes, you heard right.

I went through a chopped liver/paté/liver mousse/liver terrine phase in the last several months but could not seem to make that sound amazingly delicious on my blog. I brought the samples I made to many an occasion and there were … Continue reading

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My Newest Obsession is a Chickpea Flatbread Called Socca

A potential vendor at the SFC Farmers’ Market brought tons of food for staff to sample the other day and whenever there is a specific gluten free option I am immediately called from my desk to try it. This time … Continue reading

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Crispy Polenta with Wild Mushrooms and Arugula

To round out our book club experience with bison meatballs, I wanted to make sure I had a vegetarian dish for the vegetarians amongst us. While Empire of the Summer Moon chronicles the rise and fall of the Comanches specifically, other … Continue reading

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Apple, Caramelized Onion and Roquefort Galette

Oh yes. Galette success. This was another one of those, “are you sure this is gluten free?” delights. A friend actually tried to smack the galette out of my hand when he saw me taking a bite, assuming I was … Continue reading

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Kale with Pecorino and Pine Nuts

On a recent trip to visit the family in Los Angeles, we went for a birthday dinner to Osteria Mozza. It was one of those 3-hour dinners where the food keeps coming and the wine is flowing. I do believe … Continue reading

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Garlicky Braised Rapini

When we were young, my brother and I often shared the same food but different parts: I liked the yolk and he liked the white, I ate the inside of the bread and he ate the outside, I liked the … Continue reading

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Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Salad

Watermelons are amazing right now. All the melons at the farmers’ markets are. I love Two Happy Children for their watermelons, both yellow and red, as well as amazing white and orange fleshed melons, and Farmer John of Engel Farms … Continue reading

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It’s a Cracker.

Hosting a supper-club with another individual was both more stressful and less stressful. It took more prep time, but much less time on the day of. With more time on my hands that morning, I threw in a couple more … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower with Raisins, Capers, and Almonds. Yes.

I am very particular about how I like my cauliflower. I used to like it if my mom roasted it with butter, breadcrumbs, and cheese. I still only liked the small pieces that were doused in the topping, but I … Continue reading

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Walnut Paté-ish

Once again I tasted something delicious at the store and decided to remake it my way at home: gluten-less, cheaper, and perhaps even tastier. I came home late one night, pulled out the trusty food processor and created this walnut … Continue reading

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