Fig Rosemary Jam

Posted October 10, 2013

One week in California is never enough. Every few years, I escape to west coast wine country during the harvest to do what comes naturally. This visit included some very important repeat activities like… drinking wine, eating figs, reading cookbooks,…

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Maggie’s Friday Favorites

Posted September 20, 2013

Thank you for visiting with me and the Eat Boutique crew at the Anthropologie Market last week. Oh my goodness, we were shocked to see so many food lovers line up at the door before the market opened and even…

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Bow and Sparrow Bakery, San Francisco

Posted March 7, 2013

Did you get to sample Bow & Sparrow Bakery’s shortbread truffle sandwiches at the Eat Boutique Holiday Market? I did. In fact, I definitely circled back for more…again…and then again one last time. These pretty sandwich cookies are handcrafted in…

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Urban Picnic

Posted July 12, 2012

It’s about that time to dust off your picnic basket, think of some refreshing surprises to tuck inside and tote to your closest outdoor eating spot. Erin’s happens to come with a view. Are we jealous? Maybe a little bit.…

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Berkeley Farmer’s Market, SF

Posted April 7, 2010

Spring has sprung.  It was a glorious morning as I set out for the east bay to check out the Berkeley Farmer’s Market. The air was crisp and heavily scented with jasmine and cherry blossoms.  *sigh*  I love spring mornings……

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Alemany Farmer’s Market

Posted March 11, 2010

While I make coffee in the morning, I like to open our kitchen door to let in the warmth of the sun or the coolness of the winter rain. Today, I could smell the remaining footprints of our last winter…

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San Francisco Farmer’s Market

Posted February 21, 2010

One of our foodie goals for 2010 is to have a better idea of where our food originates. We are about 85% there. In the same breathe, we’d like to make sure that we’re eating as local as possible, plus…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake at The Girl & The Fig

Posted October 11, 2008

Despite the warm temperatures and bright sun out here in California, the red-colored grapevine leaves and strong breezes suggest Fall is here. And so does this luscious pumpkin cheesecake we indulged in at The Girl & The Fig a couple…

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