Archive • November 2012

Giveaway: Enter to win one of two Sukhi’s Holiday Gift Kits

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Why not add a bit of spice to your holidays, including a twist on your favorite dishes by adding a bit of Sukhi’s to your repertoire, like these Spiced Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Orange? This extremely popular Indian Gourmet Food Company, sold at Whole Foods and Costco, among other specialty shops and online, is offering two ...

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Giveaway: Lee Herrick’s New Book, Gardening Secrets of the Dead

Giveaway: Lee Herrick’s New Book, Gardening Secrets of the Dead

Enter to win Lee Herrick’s new book, GARDENING SECRETS OF THE DEAD.  And here’s an interview with Lee on Karaoke, adoption, and a dream dinner with Frida Kahlo and Jimi Hendrix, among other musings. NOTE: You can enter once per e-mail address per day. Deadline is noon (12:00 p.m.) EST 12.29.12 OFFICIAL RULES: No purchase necessary to ...

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In Search of the Hongo: Mushroom Foraging in Spain

In Search of the Hongo: Mushroom Foraging in Spain

HONGOS by Marti Buckley Kilpatrick The importance of the mushroom, or onddo  (Spanish: hongo) in Basque cuisine is undeniable; enter into any pintxo bar in San Sebastián and you nearly always encounter either a ración of seared porcini or a soft scramble of chanterelles, if not both. And while for many the Basque mushroom experience may stop at ...

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Raising the Oyster Bar: Chef Adolfo Garcia’s San Francisco Treats

Oysters in Paris by Kim Sunée

Pearls in my Oyster: Raising the Bar in San Francisco By Chef Adolfo Garcia   San Francisco fog has broken and the sun creeps out, cutting through the crisp air as I’m loading up my rental after a week-long trip in Napa and San Francisco on my way back to New Orleans.  My food buddy and oyster guru, Jim ...

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