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Mmm.

by in View All Posts, August 3rd, 2009
image courtesy Road To...
image courtesy Road To...

Every few months I stumble across the work of SF chef Ryan Farr, and every time I do so I’m delighted. I can’t tell if I’m more impressed by the butchery, the charcuterie, or the photography. Well played, sir.

Also, I’m pretty sure I once had a wooden dinosaur-making kit that looked not unlike that lamb carcass.

Rupa Bhattacharya, Culinary Writer

Paging Captain Obvious of the Obvious Brigade

by in View All Posts, July 31st, 2009

Susie’s Answers – Episode 8

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Ask Susie – Finale!

by in View All Posts, July 31st, 2009

Want to know what Susie really thought about The Next Food Network Star finale? Now you can ask her!

Susie will pick a few of the best questions entered in the comment section of this post and answer you directly via vlog next Friday, August 7.

- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 1
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 2
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 3
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 4
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 5
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 6
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 7
- Watch Susie’s Answers – Episode 8

The Spot For Humor

by in View All Posts, View Video Only, July 29th, 2009

I can’t say enough great things about What Would Brian Boitano Make? Sorry if it seems like I’m being insensitive to the fact that you haven’t seen it, but man it is really good! There are theme parties, crazy costumes, the beauty of San Francisco, and of course, first-rate instructional cooking. That said, you can T get your first taste of the funny foodie force that is Brian Boitano this Sunday during The Next Food Network Star finale at 9pm/8c, which should hold you over until the August 23rd premiere of Brian’s four-part series.

But until then, check out these blast-from-the-past spots that inspired Brian Boitano’s comedic genius in the launch. Drink beverages whilst watching at your own risk, and don’t say I didn’t warn you.

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Why We Love: Summer!

by in View All Posts, July 28th, 2009

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Food-wise, this is absolutely the best time of year. If a day goes by in July or August, and I realize I haven’t eaten sweet corn and/or tomatoes, I think of it as an opportunity lost. These foods drive me crazy! I love them, I crave them, and they’re only in season for the blink of an eye.

Yes, I know, grocery store magic makes corn and tomatoes available all year, but they only taste like they’re supposed to taste when you eat them straight from the farmers’ market. As a former farm stand worker, here are a few insider market tips:

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