Category Archives: Tips

Slow Cooker Tricks To Make Dinner More Delicious

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I’m a sucker for a good gadget, or, well, let’s be honest, any gadget (that’s what “sucker” means, right?) When I got my first slow cooker, it was no doubt thanks to some marketing lackey’s storyboard fiction: Place random boring … Continue reading

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Special Offer from Rewinery to Our San Francisco Readers: $15 Off!

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Do you live or work in San Francisco? Do you love wine? Our friends at Rewinery are offering a super deal for our San Francisco readers: $15 off your first Rewinery order. We tried it ourselves recently, and found it … Continue reading

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Our Ten Favorite Homemade Food Gifts for Holiday (That Aren’t Cookies)

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Every year around this time I start thinking about the perfect gourmet homemade food gifts I’m going to craft with love and care, wrap with Martha Stewart-like flair, and distribute to friends and family who will marvel at my elegance … Continue reading

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Top Ten San Francisco Foodie Activities for Tourists

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So you’re a food-lover with some vacation days to burn, and you’ve decided to visit San Francisco. Good choice. You’ve probably already compiled a nice long list of famous five-star restaurants that you can’t wait to try. But what else … Continue reading

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Burrata

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Here on Two Lazy Gourmets, we talk a lot about how easy it is to cook simple yet surprisingly delicious dishes, but here’s a secret: sometimes being a Lazy Gourmet means not cooking at all. And no, I don’t mean … Continue reading

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“Better than Bouillon” is an Accurate Product Name (plus: Turnip Soup with Rice & Greens)

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I love soup. I love its great variety, its generally healthy ingredients (the occasional heavy cream excepted), and how beautifully it holds up in the freezer. I love how calm I feel when I cook a huge pot of soup … Continue reading

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Pomegranate Seeds, Pistachios, and Hummus Vinaigrette

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Ever since Juliana posted about the clean and easy pomegranate-seeding method she discovered, I’ve been keeping my eye out for recipes that use those precious little sweet-tart jewels—recipes I might have dismissed out of hand before I learned this magical … Continue reading

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How to Seed a Pomegranate the Clean and Easy Way

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My three-year-old niece does not have typical toddler tastes. Sure, she loves sweets, and she probably wouldn’t turn down a chicken nugget, but she’s also got a ferocious fancy for the briney, vinegary, and tart. She guzzles capers, cornichons, olives, … Continue reading

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