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Rick Bayless

Discovering The Building Blocks of Mexican Cuisine with Chef Rick Bayless

Follow my tour thru San Francisco’s eclectic Mission district with world-renowned Chef Rick Bayless and Bay Area bloggers, sponsored by Negra Modelo USA.

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challah recipe

A Knead to Bake and Lonni’s Heartfelt Challah Recipe

Lonni’s challah recipe, memories of my Grandma Annie in the kitchen and my continued quest to conquer the art of breadmaking.

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Portland Oregon

Love in each Bite: A Weekend in Portland Oregon

A visual tour through our food-filled, action-packed 2 day weekend in the eclectic and energetic town of Portland, Oregon

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Jacques Pepin

Lessons From a Food Icon – An Evening with Jacques Pépin

Highlights from my lucky opportunity to spend an evening with Jacques Pépin and his daughter Claudine Pépin at Flint Center in Cupertino, CA.

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wedding anniversary

Sunrise, Sunset: Kicking off 2014 with a 60th Wedding Anniversary

2014 started with the excitement of my parents’ 60th wedding anniversary – a milestone that might be as awesome as the sun rising and setting each day.

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Oatmeal Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookie

A Baking Bonanza and an Oatmeal Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

The 3rd Annual Hermine Memorial Cookie Exchange and a recipe for an Oatmeal Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookie – it’s time to get in the kitchen and bake!

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cranberry orange rugelach

Cranberry Orange Rugelach for Aunt Marilyn and Thanksgivukkah

A new recipe for a cranberry orange rugelach, inspired by my Aunt Marilyn and giving a nod to the once-in-a-lifetime holiday of Thanksgivukkah.

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California Coast

Enjoying the Bounty of Friends, Farms, and the California Coast

A visual trip through the beauty and bounty of the Northern California Coast as 6 high school friends gather for a long reunion weekend.

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