Appetizers, Food, Local Challenge

Eat Local Challenge #13

There is nothing like a good snack to get you through the day. We all fall subject to snack attacks, and busy weekdays often require on-the-go munching. Pre-made (and homemade) snacks to keep in the refrigerator and pantry are perfect for these hectic days. It’s great to have local bites on hand to avoid the

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October 17. 2017 | By | 0 comments


Herbes de Provence Cheese Crackers

Photos by Joshua Curry These are a slightly softer, thicker cracker with lots of flavor from the herbes de Provence and aged cheese. They are delicious for snacking or as an accompaniment to wine. Make them for the Eat Local Challenge or any time you want an easy homemade snack. Makes 18–20 crackers 1 cup

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October 01. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Appetizers, Recipes

Palak Ki Tiki (Spinach and Potato Cakes)

From the article ‘Indian Feast’ by Laura Booras in the Fall 2017 issue. For a link to the article and all the recipes in this menu, go to Global Local Cuisine. I love these as a crunchy starter, served with a bright, fruity wine. They’re really good on their own, and with many dips as

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September 27. 2017 | By Laura Booras | 0 comments

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Conrad’s Ceviche

Conrad Gonzales of Valle Fresh says his inspiration for this recipe came from a love of citrus-cured fish. He says, “Tuna, salmon, halibut, shrimp, scallops—I love playing with different flavors and textures of ceviche. I like a creamy and crunchy element in the form of avocado and fresh fried corn chips.” This particular recipe is

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October 01. 2016 | By Conrad Gonzales | 0 comments

Appetizers, Food, Garden, Local Challenge, Recipes, Other, Recipes

Classic French Escargots

This is based on a recipe in Molly Watson’s article “A Snail’s Tale: Stalking the Original Slow Food in a San Francisco Garden,” Edible San Francisco, Spring 2013. TO CLEAN THE SHELLS If you have an escargot plate with depressions for each snail, you don’t need to use the shells. 4 cups water 2 tablespoons

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October 01. 2015 | By Rosminah Brown and Nancy Oster | 0 comments

Appetizers, Food, Garden, Local Challenge, Recipes, Other, Recipes

Lotus Chips

Slices of lotus rhizome—sometimes called the root—are easy to bake, season and serve as an appetizer or dipper. Lotus rhizome, either fresh or dried Oil, your choice Sea salt, seasoned salt or various spices, your choice Bowl of water White vinegar, as needed Preheat oven to 350°. If you’re using fresh lotus rhizome, peel it

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October 01. 2014 | By Carol Penn-Romine | 0 comments

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