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Audrey Luk

Avocado and Aged Goat Cheese

How can the “greatest city in the world” be bereft of decent quality avocados? I have no idea. This is why I left New York for California. Well, there were a few other reasons. But certainly liberating our larder from overly expensive, rock-hard avocados that mocked our guacamole-eating needs was a significant one. Imagine my jubilation when I cut into this perfect, pliant fruit within a few days of arriving on the Best Coast. [Read more...]

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Tim Vidra

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Spring is about to spring and before you know it, you will be on the patio with glass of Pinot Grigio in one hand and a spatula for flipping burgers in the other. This dip is the perfect light, healthy and flavorful starter to serve with raw veggies or toasted crackers while firing up the grill. [Read more...]

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Audrey Luk

Nouveau Goat Cheese Salad

“A highway tunnel in Norway will be shut down for several weeks after being damaged by blank.”

The only fill-in I could think of was impossible. Whenever I think of Norwegian transport being clogged I recall an image I saw of an orca squeezing through a municipal fjord (Google can’t find the picture in my mind). The answer was flaming goat cheese. Twenty-seven tons of Brunost to be exact. Those poor Norwegians, I thought as I made my way to Sacramento. [Read more...]

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Audrey Luk

Check out the awesome grill marks Punky made on the pork chop!

“We have a brûlée torch if you want to brûlée anything,” Punky typed to me by way of apology that her oven wasn’t working. This is going to be awesome, I thought! And by this, I mean going to Napa and cooking… [Read more...]

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