Asian Pickles Food Writing recipe
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Japanese Fermented Rice Bran Pickles (Nukazuke)

   If quick pickles (quickies!) are a one-night stand, then rice bran pickles are a long-term monogamous commitment. Don’t get me wrong; I love my nukadoko (the pickling “theater”, i.e. bed used to make nukazuke) for the magical, meaty, earthen pickles it can provide. But this has become more of a relationship, and less of a foodstuff. It needs attention every […]

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#EatSmallFruit Quick Pickled Peaches Recipe

   Saturday, June 17th, 2017, I’ll have the opportunity to be an ambassador for the sweet, for the tiny, and for the peachy. I am a proud supporter of the Gold Dust peach. The brilliant growers of Masumoto Family Farms, in collaboration with Real Food Real Stories, and food startup incubator KitchenTown in San Mateo, California (and soon to be in the […]

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IACP 2017 Conference Download – The Business of the Food Tour: How to Launch, Operate, and Profit from Culinary Tours

    Welcome attendees of the International Association of Culinary Professionals 2017 conference in Louisville, KY. This is the download mentioned during our panel discussion. Thank you for attending, and feel free to contact any of us to follow-up. Download the handout   Presented at the 2017 IACP Conference in Louisville, KY Karen Solomon, Moderator, Guide for Edible Excursions in San […]

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kombucha
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Make Your Own Kombucha Recipe

    I’m addicted to this crazy swamp water. I really hated kombucha at first, but this fermented brew of tea and sugar feasted upon by our blobby friend THE SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast) has become a constant in my fridge. The caffeine is annihilated, the sugar converts to bubbles and a tinge of alcohol (so little that […]

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Favorites: Good Food Awards and Fancy Food Show 2016

   I never want to eat food from a folding plastic spoon again – at least not until next year. This past MLK weekend was a whirlwind of sweets, condiments, pickles, oils, meats, cheeses, spirits, beer and everything in-between. San Francisco has kindly and conveniently combined two of the greatest what’s-new-and-great-in-artisan-food events – the Good Food Awards and the Winter Fancy Food […]

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