Food Stores – OMG! Yummy Recipes, Stories, Inspiration for the Home Cook Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:11:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 36595977 Tasting Jerusalem: The NY Times! Thu, 01 Aug 2013 21:57:59 +0000

Sharing the fun time I had with the NY Times taking photos in my kitchen for their article on the cookbook “Jerusalem” by Ottolenghi and Tamimi, published by Ten Speed Press. Great opportunity for our virtual cooking community Tasting Jerusalem!]]> 17 5747
Hawaiian Food Traditions: Ted’s Bakery and Portuguese Sausage, Rice, and Eggs Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:10:14 +0000

A family favorite and a classic Hawaiian specialty – Portuguese sausage marries beautifully with soy sauce eggs and Japanese rice.]]> 27 3034
New Leaf Community Market Evergreen is OPEN! Wed, 01 Feb 2012 22:42:05 +0000

Just after finishing a Twitter Chat with Attune Foods and California Food Literacy about how to bring food education into our communities, I headed over to the opening of New Leaf Community Market Evergreen, a small Bay Area grocery store chain offering organic, locally-sourced products as well as a plan to offer classes about healthy […]]]> 4 2466
Break out the Bubbly! – New Leaf Community Market set to open in Evergreen Feb 1 Sat, 28 Jan 2012 16:42:08 +0000

My local neighborhood has been without a nearby grocery store for over a year and a half. You probably remember me whining about this missing resource in my previous posts: Whole Foods Almaden and the announcement of New Leaf Evergreen. The upside of this grocery store deprivation is that I know my neighbors so much better – […]]]> 6 2423
Stop complaining! New Leaf Community Market is coming to San Jose. Fri, 08 Apr 2011 19:57:24 +0000

In our house, Dormant Chef is known for managing bad attitudes and family strife with his arsenal of “dad wisdom”. Though few are original, they’ve all become a permanent part of our family chatter. Here are some of his favorites: Don’t be a victim. Life is not fair. The man with no shoes complains until […]]]> 6 1289
Whole Foods Opens in South San Jose! Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:12:49 +0000

In certain parts of San Jose, especially near where I live, there is a dearth of great restaurants and healthy, gourmet grocery stores. So when a Whole Foods store opens up, it’s big news in this town, especially to me. Though it is 15 minutes from my house, it is on my way home from […]]]> 9 758