As home cooks, we know that growing herbs, fruits, and vegetables is a natural extension for many of you. What advice would you give to a fellow home cook and newbie gardener who wants to try his or her hand at it?
The humble quesadilla wears many hats. It's a quick weeknight meal that can transform yesterday's leftovers into something new and tasty. Fill it with plain cheese and beans or with shrimp and avocado, the quesadilla is whatever you want to make it.
As you may remember, I've been getting used to working in my home office/dining room/kitchen/hallway. It's a strange undertaking to move all of your work into a home arena and attempt to get things done, especially when you own your own business. As you can see from the contrast between the photo above with the previous state, most of what I've been doing is decorating!
If you want to maximize your grocery shopping budget, the Environmental Working Group's annual Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists are essential tools for figuring out when it is worth spending more for organic produce...
The first thing you notice when you walk into Cheyenne's loft in the SOMA District of San Francisco is the light. The ceilings are high, the palette is white, but the overall effect is welcoming and warm.
So often, we think of meals from the Dutch oven as fall and winter fare. But right now is that in-between time when we can get away with heartier dishes that incorporate fresh ingredients and bright flavors.