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Gluten Free Pizza in a Cast Iron Skillet

Prepare to have your mind blown. The best gluten free pizza comes from a classic Italian recipe. It’s a traditional recipe, called farinata (it’s called socca in france), that uses chickpea flour. Cook it in your cast-iron skillet and you’ll … Continue reading

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Israeli Salad with Egg and Feta Cheese

Israeli Salad, distinguished by finely diced tomatoes and cucumbers, is described (according to Wikipedia), as “the most well-known national dish of Israel.” Way to go on the fame and recognition, Israeli Salad! You totally deserve it. You are sooooo good. … Continue reading

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Moroccan Baked Lima Beans

Some time ago I was having a drink with a friend at Aziza, a swanky Moroccan restaurant in San Francisco, when the description of a tantalizing-looking lima bean appetizer caught my eye. I can’t explain why I didn’t order it … Continue reading

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Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Tomatoes

It’s a common misconception. Everyone thinks that since I’m a cookbook author, my family must eat fabulous, home-cooked, gourmet meals every single night. The truth is, while I try to cook a “proper” meal at least several nights a week, … Continue reading

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Crepes with Shrimp, Tomato, and Chives

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about one of my favorite things to cook: crepes. (I admit, making crepes is not necessarily a lazy process, but if you’ve never made them before you might be surprised by how simple … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Passover: Potato, Tomato, and Olive Stew

If you’re Jewish—or are a relative or friend of the tribe—you’ll be stuffing yourself silly with delicious traditional dishes next week. Unfortunately for vegetarians, the customary Passover menu is loaded with beef, poultry, and fish. My grandmother always made her … Continue reading

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Night Ride Part II: Sara’s Savory Strata

Last week I told you about San Francisco’s annual Holiday Lights Night Ride—a lively nighttime bicycle tour of the city’s most outrageous, creative, and/or beautiful holiday homes. Robin Marks of Discovery Street Tours has been leading themed group rides in … Continue reading

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