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International Bacon Day: Figs, Stuffed with Goat Cheese, Wrapped in Bacon

Today is International Bacon Day. I was informed of this by my girlfriend this morning, then immediately interrogated about our household bacon levels. My response (“one strip”) was deemed unsatisfactory, so off we went to the store to get more. At the store, I bought a half pound of bacon. Upon seeing it, my girlfriend [...]

A Garden, An Oven, and Some Soup

It’s been awhile, but I come bearing excuses! In the time since my last post I’ve graduated from law school, studied for and taken the bar, moved across the bay from San Francisco to Oakland (more on that later), and become an uncle. All of which is fine and fascinating for me, but leaves my [...]

Butternut Squash Soup

A storm is brewing in San Francisco. While walking home from work in a headwind I was able to lean forward like an extra from the Smooth Criminal video. After so many days of sunshine, the rain is coming to remind us what city we live in. Luckily, I have a defense: smooth, creamy, comforting [...]

Real Wasabi

It has been a long time since I last posted. ¬†Almost an entire year. I could make excuse after excuse about how busy I’ve been, but I won’t waste time explaining that can be spent uploading pictures. What prompted this post was the gift of two wasabi rhizomes from Ms. Azmina of Lawyer Loves Lunch [...]

Thomas Keller's Last Meal: Roast Chicken

I read somewhere that this roast chicken would be Thomas Keller‘s choice for his last meal. I dismissed this as the hyperbole of a celebrity chef, but was quite intrigued nonetheless. After my friend and fellow food blogger Azmina (of Lawyer Loves Lunch) sang its praises, I knew I had to give it a try. [...]