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What happens when an ethical eater goes eye-to-eye with the hens that lay her weekly dozen eggs?
A tour of Marin Sun Farms.
The Black and Tan owes its soul (if not its actual pedigree) to Ireland. Raise a pint to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the return of legal beer to the US at the end of Prohibition.
Drink of the Week: What's the perfect cocktail to serve at a dog's birthday party? Why, this pretty-pink variation on a Greyhound, of course.
Everybody Loves Reuben! Served with a garlicky dill pickle and a ramekin of good potato salad, thereâ€™s hardly any better cure for grey-day blues.
the folks at 'the kitchn' discover the secret to perfect homemade marshmallow Peeps
Ohmigoodness! Hot cross bun(nie)s!
Drink of the Week: Itâ€™s spring at last! Allow us to suggest the Clover Club cocktail, an old-fashioned libation with a festive pink hue.
Sure, corned beef for St. Paddy's Day -- been there, done that. But given how cheap and easy it is, and how much we love it, why oh why don't we eat it all winter long?
Mixology Monday and the "Fugu for Two".
The tiki gods at Forbidden Island offer up a couplesâ€™ cocktail served from the belly of a ceramic pufferfish. Romantic, no?
Four days eating nothing but Mexican food?
We hit some of the Bay Area's best spots for south of the border fare -- breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
Drink of the Week: Irish Coffee for St. Paddy's Day. A recipe, and why it's being celebrated three days early.
In praise of the spare freezer in the basement, the secret to eating local produce all year 'round.
The Dark & Stormy -- or is that Dark n' StormyÂ®? However you punctuate the dang thing, this mixture of rum, ginger beer, and lime is more than the sum of its parts.
What a way to start the day: Roast-pork hash topped with poached pastured egg, and artisan-bread toast with farmstead butter.
Drink of the Week! The Martinez may seem like the lovechild of the Martini and the Manhattan, but it's older than either, and quite possibly the origin of both.
Sure, the recipe for Zuni Cafe Mock Porchetta is long. But it's not difficult, or even time consuming, to make this heavenly herb-infused pork shoulder.
Drink of the Week: Valentine's Day may be long gone, but the Royal Romance keeps the passion(fruit) alive with a little help from gin, Grand Mariner, and grenadine.
When life gives you a rooster, make coq au vin.
(A poultry valentine, with recipes.)
Drink of the Week: A Hot Toddy is just the ticket when youâ€™re feeling under the weather.
A pretty party platter: Martha-inspired canapes of roast beef and horseradish on herb bread, plus smoked salmon with mustard-fennel sauce on rye.
Drink of the Week: Learn how to make rosemary-infused simple syrup, then combine it with Champagne and violet liqueur to make the Mistral Mauve.
Drink of the Week: Although the Horse's Neck started life as a non-alcoholic drink in the late 1800s, it didn't take long for clever barkeeps to fortify it with a 'kick' of whiskey.
I'm no fan of duck, but these justifiably famous duckburgers may just change my mind.
Drink of the Week: In the pantheon of sparkling cocktails, there are a thousand lesser gods. And then there is the supreme Kir Royale.
The ultimate luxury: Having 10 days off to putter in the kitchen and make time-intensive treats like mini beef Wellingtons.
Drink of the Week: Ah, the Sidecar -- an infinitely adaptable classic. This version swaps plain brandy for a pear-scented American eau de vie.
Pay a visit to an star chef with three Napa Valley restaurants and a pair of award-winning cookbooks.
But -- surprise -- it's not Thomas Keller.
Drink of the week! Another artisan-tonic tasting -- will Fever-Tree keep its crown? -- and a cocktail that doesn't end in "& Tonic"
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. But how can you fault a year that began with a golden, glorious bowl of vegetable bisque?
The best drinks for the shortest nights mix spicy holiday flavors with a dash of new yearâ€™s sparkle. Drink of the Week -- the Firelight -- is no exception.
An interesting way to use up leftovers from the holiday roast, BudÃn Azteca layers a rich mole sauce with tortillas, cheese, beans, and shredded meat.
The judges have spoken! The luscious "Cocktail a la Louisiane" takes the prize in this month's Raiders of the Lost Cocktail challenge.
Lunch for a locavore can be pretty bleak, but things improve dramatically on Farmers Market days.
Who won the 2007 Food Blog Awards?
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