Monthly Archives: April 2011

Making Muesli

  In my circle of friends it has always been all about granola. A friend of mine in Philly makes a vanilla bean and sea salt granola that I would, if it came down to a last bowl, punch someone in the face to get. But I have to admit that I am not much […]

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Tangy Beet Salad

Now. I love me some beets. I realize I’m not going to grab any beet haters with this recipe, but to the already converted, let me just tell you: this salad is amazing. It’s based on a recipe I got from a Ukrainian friend of mine many many years ago, who used to make the […]

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Roast Your Own Coffee: It’s Cheap & Easy (but you don’t feel dirty after)

This week I rehashed an old article I wrote for Is Greater Than for the environmental blogging site Ecolocalizer. They are featuring it today, so if you missed it on Is Greater Than, check it out now! Here is a snippet: Being a serious coffee lover can sometimes be really intimidating. You want to support […]

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IN PRINT: Pisco Sours with Lemon Sorbetto

This month in the May issue of GRID (a free print magazine in Philadelphia focusing on local, green, and sustainable issues) you can find my recipe for Pisco Sours made with Capogiro Gelato Artisans Lemon Sorbetto.  This marks an especially exciting moment for me as it is the first time I will be paid for […]

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Pickled Onions

Something I miss about living in Philadelphia is going to all the amazing bars that have all the amazing food and beer. We have some restaurant bars in Santa Cruz, but nothing really on the same level. People in this town tend to eat at home and drink hard liquor more than they eat out […]

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