Ugh, I’m currently stuck at McCarran International Airport as my flight is delayed. Adobe MAX was fun, but all I want to do is get home – to San Mateo, Rookie and these honeynut squash and sage biscuits….
If there’s one lesson I learned from making slow-roasted carnitas with salsa verde, it’s that I need to double (or even triple) the quantity. Follow the recipe, and you’ll be able to feed four hungry people. But you won’t have leftovers – and you’ll wish you did.
OK, last pasta post for a while – pinky swear. I just couldn’t resist recreating Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipe for pasta salad after spotting it in the July issue of Bon Appétit magazine. Plus, I had a box of creste di gallo sitting in the pantry begging to be used.
Yes, I made – and ate – more pasta over the weekend. Apparently, I wasn’t lying when I said I’d turn out a second batch of “small ears” in the near future. The result? This homemade orecchiette with sausage and broccolini.
What a fun long weekend! I took Friday off to mess around in the kitchen. And on Saturday, I headed to the City to peruse the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, grab lunch at Tsubasa Sushi, shop around Hayes Valley and pick up a drink at Boba Guys (my latest obsession). Now that I can stand on two feet, I…
Can you tell I’ve been into hand-rolled pasta lately? After a successful first attempt at making orecchiette, I was eager to continue experimenting. So on Saturday, I pulled out some flour, eggs and olive oil and took a crack at Michael Chiarello’s homemade pappardelle.
What an eventful week! On Monday, I got my cast removed and was told I’ll soon be able to put weight on the injured limb (hooray). On Wednesday, I hitched a ride to attend a meeting in San Ramon and saw my teammates for the first time since mid-May (which made me realize how much I really missed…