Red Lentil (Masoor) Dal


This weekend, my brother and I shared a delicious bowl of dal from Ananda Fuara, a vegetarian restaurant in San Francisco. Afterward, while chatting and hiking along the cliffs at Land’s End, we discussed the finer points of a good dal. “There is a fine line between dal and soup,” he told me. Stray too… 

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Soba Spring Rolls with Sesame Lime Sauce

  Sometimes, the best recipes are born out of leftovers. Case in point: these zany spring rolls, made from the remaining rice paper wrappers from the previous night’s dinner party, along with whatever else was in the pantry that sounded good. Not always the premise for a delicious meal, I know, but this time, ladies and… 

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The Lost Abbey Agave Maria Ale

It’s only Wednesday, but I already feel like it’s time for Friday happy hour. Without further ado, here’s a review of one of my favorite sippers. If I have anything to say about it, Brendan and I will be cracking open one of these tonight.


Turkey Sandwiches, California Style

If you live in a major metropolitan area, you may have been tempted by the latest trend in dining, the home delivery service. Here in Silicon Valley, start-up companies offer all kinds of ways for you to get dinner on the table without ever having to leave the comfort of your home — they’ll deliver… 

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Chocolate Coconut Granola

Hi everyone. My name is Coco, and I am a big fan of both chocolate and coconut. Go ahead and laugh, then get a hold of yourself and make yourself a batch of this Chocolate Coconut granola, alright? With intensely layered coconut and cacao-based ingredients, it’s a salty-sweet, delicious expression of two of my favorite flavors.