Creating New Flavors: Asian Salad

Amphora Nueva and Tomato (Castro Valley Natural Grocery) have worked together to bring new Summer Salads with fresh new flavors. Have a look at the new salads Erin from Tomato has created.

John and Erica’s Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe

[printfriendly] By Erica Perez of Oaktown Spice This time of year has always held a special place in…

Traveling from Home with Chef Charlie: Tuscany, Part II

Continuing our stay on the southern shores of Italy, we are whisked away to a picturesque Tuscan villa near San Gimignnano and Volterra. It is here among the rolling green hills and vineyards, that Chef Charlie introduces us to a comforting Italian sugo, or traditional tomato-meat sauce, served over a buttery polenta.

Traveling from Home with Chef Charlie: Tuscany, Part I

For those of us native to the Bay Area, the month of May signals the start of artichoke season.

Kids in the Kitchen: Chinese Chicken Salad

Tracy Cates paints a picture most parents can relate to with their kids: how to appeal to a range of developing tastes around mealtime.

Traveling from Home with Chef Charlie: Puglia, Italy

How does a buttery Italian pastry, filled with a sweet almond custard sound? Well, this week we’re traveling to Puglia, Italy to bake Pasticciotti with Chef Charlie.

Shaved Asparagus Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

[printfriendly] “This time of year is perfect for first of the season asparagus from the Sacramento Delta. Farmers…

Mary Harrington’s Irish Soda Bread

[printfriendly] St. Patrick’s Day is Tuesday 3/17. In my Irish-American family, corned beef and cabbage is a thing…

Baci di Dama (Lady’s Kisses) from Julien Wagner

[printfriendly] These sandy sandwich cookies (from Julien Wagner of Seven Hills Baking Company) are the pure essence of…

How to Make Marmalade

[printfriendly] It’s winter. Your favorite fruit might be months off, but it’s time to REVEL in the glorious…