• Make your holiday party or dinner pop with these unique and scrumptious treats. Nothing gets things started like the right snack.

    Cranberry Brie Bites

    The perfect party appetizer.

    Get the recipe from Delish.

    Cranberry Cheese Balls

    The cheese ball of your dreams.

    Get the recipe from Delish.

    Pull-Apart Christmas Tree

    Oh cheesy […]

  • 10 Thanksgiving meals that are just as good as turkey (if not better)
    Yes, we know turkey is so synonymous with Thanksgiving the holiday is even frequently referred to as “Turkey Day,” but some of us are seriously over all the gobble-gobble. There, we said it.
    It seems like sacrilege to admit it, but we figured we can’t […]

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    Spring is such an exciting culinary time. Check out these mouth watering recipes.
    Ricotta Dumplings with Asparagus and Green Garlic

    Once you get the hang of it, forming these dumplings is easy, but it may take a little practice at first. Recipe 
    One-Skillet Steak and Spring Veg with Spicy Mustard

    This mustard sauce is meant to have so […]

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    It’s raining and you forgot your umbrella. And your rain boots. This evening you’re going to need something warm and incredibly easy that you can whip up in less than half an hour. We know the feeling, so we’ve come up with 17 amazing quick and easy soup recipes for a tasty and speedy dinner that will warm you from the inside out […]

  • It’s time to kick baking season into high gear.
    Christmas Light Sugar Cookies

    An assortment of crushed starlight mints, rock candy, dragees, M&M’s, and string licorice comes together for some beautiful bulbs. Varying amounts of texture add even more interest.
    Get the recipe.
    Spiced Shortbread

    Wrap the edges of a cardboa […]

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    The turkey might be the main event, but offering a variety of side dishes–from sweet potatoes to green beans–will keep your guests full and happy this holiday.
    Sweet Potato-and-Cauliflower Salad

    Pump up a side salad with warm, roasted vegetables.
    Recipe: Sweet Potato-and-Cauliflower Salad

    Fresh Herb Spoon Rolls


    These homemade […]

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    Eating well during the week doesn’t have to be hard. Check out these delicious simple recipes from Bon Appetit and treat yourself.

    Cacio e Pepe e Roasted Vegetables

    When a dinner of cheese and butter and noodles sounds a bit too indulgent, just add roasted veg. Boom.


    Miso Soup with Veg and Tofu

    Wholesome, fill […]

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    Photo credit: Julie Clancy/Getty
    You may recall a past article “Brussels sprouts are SO out…” Well, guess what? They’re back!  Surprised? Us too!
    But here’s what we found Associate Food Editor, Rachel Tepper bragging on behalf of Brussels Sprouts about:
    When he was in his 20s, Momofuku chef David Chang began […]

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    Here’s what we’re serving and in the same order…. with a few repeats of #1 =)
    1. Tanqueray Easter Sour
    A refreshing Easter cocktail to keep things light and refreshing after all those chocolate eggs!

    3 Tbs Tanqueray London Dry Gin
    1 Tbs Cherry Brandy
    5 Tbs Lemon Juice
    1 Tbs Sugar Syrup
    3 tsp Cherry Jam
    1/4 […]

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    Last month we celebrated this kind of Green:
    In April, traditionally celebrating our lovely environment we’re looking at earthier versions of everything wonderfully and naturally green. Today we’re looking at this kind of green. This power drink will help get you beyond the hump and recover from the worst April fools jo […]

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    We have finally been having some weather apropos to winter here in the Bay Area. If you’re looking for a way to warm up, try this easy to make recipe for Warm-Me-Up-Soup.

    Source: Theresa Salcedo, CUESA Culinary Intern
    Prep Time: 20 minutes
    Cooking Time: 40 minutes
    Serves 4 to 6

    1 mediu […]

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    Bacon continues to sizzle in the hearts (seriously) of our public and especially on our palates!

    We choose to deny the fat facts and grease splatter in favor of the fabulous flavor and are learning to use it in not only breakfast pleasures but as part of salads, salmon, jam, desserts and even candy!
    As proof of this frenzy Off Your Plate […]

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    Dinner Tip for a Busy Week ~ Include the Slow Cooker
    Here’s 3 of our favorite slow cooker recipes:
    We heard from a client this morning who with a mixture of excitement and exhaustion shared; “Great weekend but ahead of schedule the week began while I was busy not preparing for it. Help!”
    In a few moments we plotted a str […]

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    When did we get so nutty about this stuff?   In case you’re curious, but cautious about this miracle drink dubbed “Mother Nature’s sports drink” here’s the skinny.  For starters it’s low in calories, naturally fat and cholesterol free, has more potassium than four bananas, and  is super hydrating. But, […]

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    A Farmer’s Market Feast
    ~ I absolutely LOVE June! And many of my favorite reasons can be found on Saturday morning strolling by the stands of our Farmers Market.  The strawberries, asparagus, honey, breads, spinach….   just gorgeous and waiting to be included in something scrumptious.   Here’s a delicious recipe with Far […]