I Hate Onions–Evan Falco

January 24, 2014

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Last summer I almost blinded myself in the kitchen. Yes you heard me right, Blinded. The dish was french onion soup and the bain of my existence were the damn onions. The recipe called for a whole bag of onions and was quite the gauntlet for us amateur onion cutters. There is nothing quite like […]

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A Kitchen Disaster–Lauren Calvio

January 24, 2014

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The air was ashy and my arms began to cramp as I fanned the kitchen door back and forth in an attempted to clear out the room. The windows were all wide open, the only answer we could think of to further ventilate the smoke. That age old command your parents tell you, Don’t burn […]

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Chopped: Sweet Pesto and Toasted Bread — Krysta Worthen

January 24, 2014

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“One of you will be Chopped,” I try to imagine Ted Allen saying to me and my invisible competitors as I begin to create what is hopefully a Chopped Champion worthy dish out of much simpler basket ingredients: sugar, bread, and pesto. I could have done one of two things with pesto, made my own […]

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Mission Neighborhood Food Tour- Maureen Kaprosch

January 24, 2014

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This past Friday I went on a food tour through the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco. Before I begin to describe the endless fulfilling tastes I was introduced to, I want to say I was blown away and very much intrigued by the food we got to sample. The neighborhood in the Mission in which […]

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Most Memorable Meal- Jessica Turner

January 24, 2014

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While on the island of Corfu in Greece, on the weekend of Halloween, we ended up at a hostel known as The Pink Palace, which was indeed very pink. That Saturday we had a meal before their famous pink toga party. It was more than just great food, it was an experience I will remember […]

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Up in Smoke: My Kitchen Disaster–April Castaneda

January 24, 2014

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We heard loud beeping as grey smoke filled the air. “Open all the windows and doors!” I said. The stench of char tormented my nose. How could this happen? Well, it all started with a question. “Want to make tortitas de carne?” Tortitas de carne is a dish that my family makes often. Tortitas de […]

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On a Mission in the Mission–Austin Ryan

January 24, 2014

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There have been few experiences in my life that I have indulged myself in the way I did during my food expedition to the Mission District in San Francisco. The district is known for a number of things among the natives and across the world. Historic murals, immigrant population, and most importantly, good food are […]

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