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I have recently discovered the joy of making crackers at home.  Worried that I was eating too much processed food and too many salty snacks, […]

Back again!

So much has happened since I last posted here.  One big change is my new job – I’m now working for Veritable Vegetable, the nation’s oldest […]

Tortilla Soup

For the last two weeks, I was fighting off a cold, and yesterday I lost the battle. So when I got home from work today, […]

Coconut Rice

This simple, tasty rice is a great side dish for Indian food (see my Coconut Curry Chicken recipe). olive oil 2 cups basmati rice 1 14 oz. […]

Coconut Curry Chicken

The other night, I made a tilapia “en papillot” with some coconut milk instead of wine. Came out really well… but I forgot to take […]

Latin American Ingredients

I recently “discovered” a great store in the Mission that carries all sorts of imported Latin American products.  It was all I could do not […]

Aji de Gallina

Today I decided to try making this typical Peruvian dish.  I’ve had it before in restaurants, and always wanted to try making it.  After researching […]