Category Archives: Side Dishes

Green Tomato Fritters

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For many of you across the northern hemisphere — those who are currently wrapping yourselves in full arctic expedition gear just to get to work — this will not be a timely post. Here in dull-weather California, however, I still … Continue reading

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Beets Brighten Up this White Bean Hummus

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If you’ve ever wondered what to do with beets, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Two Lazy Gourmets, we love us some beets. We love them steamed, pickled, roasted, and even raw. We wouldn’t be lying if we … Continue reading

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Roasted Carrots with Rosemary

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I have a garden! And OMG IT MADE CARROTS! After decades of apartment living, last year I finally moved to a sweet little house with a beautiful, sunny backyard. But it’s still San Francisco, after all, so my first season … Continue reading

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Brazilian Cheese Bread or Pão de Queijo

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With a blog constantly in need of filling, you can bet that we’re always on the lookout for interesting new recipes. You wouldn’t think that a preschool would be a hotbed of gourmet food, but when my son’s Brazilian preschool … Continue reading

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Magical Chawan Mushi (Japanese Savory Egg Custard)

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I was about to start this post talking about how cold and miserable San Francisco can be, but then I remembered that I can’t stand it when people belabor the fact that San Francisco is cold and damp. I mean, … Continue reading

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Maple-Glazed Bacon Beignets

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On the heels of my earlier success with homemade sufganiyot and a recent taste of Applewood-Smoked Bacon Beignets with Maple Crème Fraiche at Melissa Perillo’s San Francisco restaurant, Frances, I’ve been obsessing about fried balls of dough. As foodie obsessions … Continue reading

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Super Lemony Smoked Trout Spread

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Have you noticed, attentive readers, how much I love smoked fish? (Permit me to introduce into evidence Exhibit A and Exhibit B.) This is because smoked fish has a very delicious flavor! For lack of a more articulate explanation! A few … Continue reading

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Betsy’s Warm Potato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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If you read last week’s Chipotle Turkey Burger post, and you’re particularly observant, you may have wondered about the blurry side dish in the background of the burger photo. This week we swap focus and let Betsy’s Warm Potato Salad … Continue reading

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A Very Verde Roasted Tomatillo and Avocado Salsa (Our Favorite Salsa Verde Recipe)

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The window awning at Taco Los Altos in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood boasts a blunt claim of “The Best Mexican Food.” Since there are no contextual clues (like “in the universe” or “on this block” or “cooked by stamp … Continue reading

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Five-Spice and Lemon Ginger Aioli

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I’m happy to report that I’m still on the Chinese five-spice powder kick that I wrote about back in February. This traditional Asian spice blend, which is easy to find at most supermarkets, is most commonly made of cinnamon, cloves, … Continue reading

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