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Cast Iron Pan– Oh, how I love thee!

Cast iron pans are da bomb. Serious. You can use them on the stove top and in the oven. They are cheap. You never have to wash them (well, you shouldn’t use soap which just seems like so much work … Continue reading

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I’m loco for coconut (ice cream pie)!

This post is for mi amigo, Jim. Recently, a few friends and I spent a weekend in wine country. We chillaxed, swam, cocktailed and dined al fresco. It was a PURRFECT summer weekend! I made a ton of food and … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate— A French Bark Recipe for the Holidays

One day after brunch about a year ago, a friend of mine suggested we go to CocoaBella on Union Street (San Francisco) to pick up some chocolates. At the time, my culinary loves were all things spicy, salty, or pork-related.  … Continue reading

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Sopa de Albondigas

This soup is a great way to use leftover tomatoes from your garden. I “discovered” it when I was trying to make a roasted tomato salsa w/o a recipe.  As a salsa it was no bueno but when I added … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Culinary Journey and Musings

Hello! I’m a food enthusiast  living in San Francisco. I love all things pig, dining out, kitchen gadgets, candy-making, baking, cocktailing, and collecting cookbooks (I have about 30, including a mexican cookbook from 1964 with a cocktail recipe called the … Continue reading

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