Archive | May, 2011

I heart (German chocolate) cakes-turned-cookies

Kim: “I feel like baking. I have an itch.” Me: “You should make cookies out of German chocolate cake.” Kim: “Okay.” This, my friends, is love. Recipe courtesy of Mag-Pie’s and More

Friday Field Trip: Foodies and Photogs

I spent Friday in San Francisco for a research field trip. (What I was researching will, hopefully, be revealed soon!) First stop: Foodspotting, where I met Matt from San Franola Granola. Here he is with Fiona (head of outreach for Foodspotting). Next, I walked around South Park with fellow Eat Retreaters Kimberley and Emily. No […]

An Armenian Journey to This American Table

Saturday afternoon I found myself surrounded by gentle-rolling countryside neatly lined with luscious vineyards. “It’s hard to believe this is still Fresno,” someone noted as I readied the camera. Kim and I were visiting the Tanielian Farm House for an Armenian dinner organized by Slow Food Madera. The event highlighted the Torigian family’s journey from Kharput, Armenia […]

Saturday at the market: La Boulangerie

Today started great. I spent a little quality time with the dogs before heading out to the Vineyard market, which was overflowing with color and energy. Unfortunately, I can’t share the photos I took of the sea of strawberries, or the squash blossoms, or the vegetable succotash from Chef Mike Shackleford’s cooking demo. No, I didn’t check […]