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5secondrule in San Jose, CA

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Two-bite mint brownies, or how an adolescent grows up and stops straightening her bangs.

Two-bite mint brownies, or how an adolescent grows up and stops straightening her bangs.

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Cold mornings require a swift kick in the butt.  Farro+apples+cashews+cayenne.

Cold mornings require a swift kick in the butt. Farro+apples+cashews+cayenne.

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Green beans with chopped egg and olives.  Or step aside, Deli Meat, there

Green beans with chopped egg and olives. Or step aside, Deli Meat, there's a new sheriff in town.

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Beer, or How to Throw a Successful Neighborhood Block Party.

Beer, or How to Throw a Successful Neighborhood Block Party.

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How to pick safe canned tuna, and a tuna, arugula, and black rice salad.

How to pick safe canned tuna, and a tuna, arugula, and black rice salad.

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One of 4 ingredients you need for this 1 minute version of chocolate yogurt.

One of 4 ingredients you need for this 1 minute version of chocolate yogurt.

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Noodle kugel with melted apples.  Perfect for noodletarians.

Noodle kugel with melted apples. Perfect for noodletarians.

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I won

I won't put geraniums in my coffee, but I will put lavender in my ice cream sandwiches.

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Welcoming, and cursing, a gift of vegetables, and potato-chard gnocchi.

Welcoming, and cursing, a gift of vegetables, and potato-chard gnocchi.

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A long weekend, a short recipe:  corn on the cob with smoky lime butter.

A long weekend, a short recipe: corn on the cob with smoky lime butter.

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When 3 days means 8 months, and mixed greens with peaches and candied lemon peel.

When 3 days means 8 months, and mixed greens with peaches and candied lemon peel.

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Manchego pesto, and why it

Manchego pesto, and why it's never too late to pick up origami.

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Reflections on third grade, and blueberry buttermilk crumb cake.

Reflections on third grade, and blueberry buttermilk crumb cake.

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A garbanzo tomato salad with Thai influences, and an allegory about thread.

A garbanzo tomato salad with Thai influences, and an allegory about thread.

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A plate of cottage cheese pancakes, and one woman

A plate of cottage cheese pancakes, and one woman's legacy.

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Answering Michael Pollan, and a 6-ingredient appetizer, breakfast or dessert.

Answering Michael Pollan, and a 6-ingredient appetizer, breakfast or dessert.

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Don

Don't put your peach in a Baby Bjorn.

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Instructions for making a stone fruit love child.

Instructions for making a stone fruit love child.

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Would you eat a burrito made on a bus?  Discuss.

Would you eat a burrito made on a bus? Discuss.

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A salmon burger by a glacier.  Just one of many images from my recent Alaskan adventure.

A salmon burger by a glacier. Just one of many images from my recent Alaskan adventure.

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Spicy lamb meatballs for 4 use only 1/2 lb. meat.  (No way. Yes, way.)

Spicy lamb meatballs for 4 use only 1/2 lb. meat. (No way. Yes, way.)

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When a community pools toppings, anything goes, even this cherry and pepperoni pie.

When a community pools toppings, anything goes, even this cherry and pepperoni pie.

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Chilled plum soup in well-traveled yogurt jars.

Chilled plum soup in well-traveled yogurt jars.

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What do a saggy pair of jeans and pan-seared eggplant with ginger and honey have in common?  Thankfully nothing.

What do a saggy pair of jeans and pan-seared eggplant with ginger and honey have in common? Thankfully nothing.

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Leftover spaghetti can be evil incarnate.  Garlic-roasted tomatoes provide salvation.

Leftover spaghetti can be evil incarnate. Garlic-roasted tomatoes provide salvation.

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Red Velvet Cake, and why Seinfeld drove me batty.

Red Velvet Cake, and why Seinfeld drove me batty.

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Simple cocoa-dusted banana bread, and a celebrity walking a goat on the beach.

Simple cocoa-dusted banana bread, and a celebrity walking a goat on the beach.

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One bowl chocolate cupcakes, no mixer required.

One bowl chocolate cupcakes, no mixer required.

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Nectarine scones with nutmeg sugar can be formed and frozen ahead.  When houseguests wake up, brush w/ cream and bake w/ almost no effort at all.

Nectarine scones with nutmeg sugar can be formed and frozen ahead. When houseguests wake up, brush w/ cream and bake w/ almost no effort at all.

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The River Cafe in London has more than delicate homemade pasta; the staff has a wicked sense of humor.

The River Cafe in London has more than delicate homemade pasta; the staff has a wicked sense of humor.

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A hunt for pastries in Paris yields multiple sweet delights, including this 2000 feuille from Pierre Herme

A hunt for pastries in Paris yields multiple sweet delights, including this 2000 feuille from Pierre Herme's patisserie.

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French yogurt.  The retro-chic glass pots really do make it better.

French yogurt. The retro-chic glass pots really do make it better.

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You can toss practical anything (except spaghetti) on the grill, even artichokes.

You can toss practical anything (except spaghetti) on the grill, even artichokes.

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Spain, this is France.  France, this is Spain.  Spinach, apple, and brie empanadas.

Spain, this is France. France, this is Spain. Spinach, apple, and brie empanadas.

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