Monthly Archives: July 2012

Project Farmer’s Market – Haul 4

Tomatoes – beefsteak, early girl, San Marzano Berries – blackberries, raspeberries Nectarines Fancy Croissants – ham and cheese, ham and cheese with mornay sauce, spinach and feta Red Onion Peppers – Red Bell, Poblano, jalepeno Avocado Leek Salad Greens Zuchinni … Continue reading

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Project Farmer’s Market – Week 3

Berries and stonefruit mixed with yogurt and nuts for breakfast Tuesday Homemade chicken fingers with cauliflower leek mash, salad and herb dipping sauce – chives, tarragon, dill, tarragon in the breadcrumb mixture Wednesday Fajitas – cilantro, red bell pepper, onion … Continue reading

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Another neighborhood joint – Nick’s

You could not be more Oakland than Nick’s Pizza.  A former pastry chef from the late lamented B (whose Oakland site closed last month), Nick is an Oakland boy through and through.  His parents live a mere blocks away from … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market – Haul 3

Lot’s o’ herbs – cilantro, chives, tarragon, dill Tomatoes – beefsteak, early girl, San Marzano Berries – blackberries, strawberries Stone fruit – plums, pluots, nectarines Extra Virgin Olive Oil Baguette Onion Red Bell Pepper Avocado

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Project Farmer’s Market – Week 2

Here’s what we had to work with: cucumber, walla walla onions, white onions, eggplant, bell peppers, nectarines, French Country loaf, brioche buns, basil, salad greens, carrots. Sunday Tartines with tomato salad – tomatoes, basil, French Country loaf Monday and Tuesday … Continue reading

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Project Farmer’s Market – Haul 2

This weeks haul:  cucumber, walla walla onions, white onions, eggplant, bell peppers, nectarines, French Country loaf, brioche buns, basil, salad greens, carrots.

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Project Farmer’s Market Week 1

Ok so you remember the haul from this week?  So how did we do?  Pretty well.  Used almost everything and as a big plus, saved some moolah cooking at home. The Haul Red bell peppers, walla walla sweet onion, cherry … Continue reading

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Cake Truffles – Swinging the other direction

Image from The Frugal Girls. You know how my last post had a super hippie dippy recipe for carrot nut pate? People, it was VEGAN.  Tomorrow, we are going to a birthday party for a 1 year old and needed … Continue reading

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Hippie Food! – Carrot-Nut Pate

Where I work we do trainings at retreat centers.  Beautiful, restful retreat centers in places like Sonoma.  Being beautiful and restful, these places are more often than not, run by hippies.  And the food is glorious.  Because fresh ingredients and … Continue reading

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Project Farmer’s Market – Documenting Our Haul

Hey everyone! Since we go to the Farmer’s Market every week, I thought it might be fun to document what we buy and how we use the bounty from the Farmer’s Market.  So every Sunday we’ll be posting on what … Continue reading

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