Category Archives: Recipes

Digging the Idaho Potato Harvest 2015

Towards the end of summer, while Los Angeles was baking, I took a trip to Idaho. Yup, Idaho. The Idaho Potato Commission invited a group of bloggers and food professionals to experience the Idaho Potato Harvest firsthand. Short of driving a tractor, we got...
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Tropical Chipotle Cranberry Sauce

The holidays can sometimes show us just how set we are in our old ways. Believe it or not even with my culinary degree and foodie pedigree, I still crave holiday cranberry sauce that has a cylindrical imprint of a tin can. It's what I...
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Recipe: Flor de Jamaica Poached Pears

Poached pears are of two worlds: Simple, yet complex. Humble, yet elegant. Modest, yet decadent. Something as unassuming as a pear can be transformed into something as graceful as any soufflé or as sophisticated as any croquembouche. A ripe pear on its own is...
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