Food Muse ~ Asparagus

7×7 is having a recipe competition that got me thinking. The challenge is a first course asparagus dish. Thinking of Asparagus pickled (if there is a such a thing) with cilantro and mustard seed. Served with a homemade dried apricot chutney with preserved lemon…candied, finely diced ginger and freshly white ground pepper…

From Chowhound, via BayAreaBites

The Foods Hounds Fight For Special limited-edition treats for picky palates. Many places in the Bay Area have specialties they only make once a week or sell in limited quantities that run out fast. A rundown of some of the coveted items: • Liberty Bakery’s challah, only offered on Fridays. “It usually sells out quickly,…

A Requested ‘Sunday’s Best of the Rest’

My mother in law was wondering if I might have some simply flavored appetizers and such that would be appropriate for a dinner with a close friend. The meal needs to be free of red meat influence, but rich in homey delight. Here’s what I’m thinking so far ~ Candied WalnutsHerbed Jam with LemonBean Spread…

Smothered by a pillow of kale…

I have so much kale in my fridge and its not like I don’t know what to do with it all necessarily, its just that I am getting tired of braising and souping them. Came across this while surfing the foodie blog sites. I’ll let you know how it goes. ~GBV Kale Chipsadapted from Stacie…