That’s right – radish butter. It sounds like a nondescript spread, but trust me when I tell you that this is no ordinary condiment. I made it for the first time on Independence Day (when it was devoured by two French guys at a 4th of July barbecue), and I have already made it once […]

I’m sharing a recipe with you today. I haven’t blogged one in quite a while, but a convergence of two things – the arrival of hot weather to San Francisco and the appearance of huge bunches of mint at the farmers’ market – inspired to post a recipe for my second-favorite summer drink, which I

For a Fourth of July party, I made a super simple dessert: scones with strawberries, blueberries and chantilly cream. I had to cart the dessert to my friends’ house, so I just made all the various components and packed them up for assembly after dinner. This possibly the easiest dessert ever: Start with scones. Chop

I had a rough day yesterday and all I could think on the bus ride home was, “The only remedy for today is mandel bread.” Now, this may sound strange coming from someone who is black and Filipina. Mandel bread (or mandelbrot) is a traditional, Ashkenazi Jewish cookie made with almonds (mandel), oil, sugar and

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