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Food  Give your cocktails a twist with DIY simple syrup

From the Old Fashioned to the Pisco Sour, all sorts of cocktails share a single, simple ingredient: simple syrup. But us? Well, we were never very big fans of simple. What is simple syrup? As you might guess, it’s not ...

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Food  Will Pay for Authentic Thai Food

One of the great things about San Francisco is that there is no shortage of Thai Food restaurants. Fresh spring rolls, on the other hand, almost always run out at one of my go-to spots downtown! Those who know me, ...

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Food  Infographics to make your cooking less dumb

One of the first pieces of art I ever hung in the kitchen was a poster that showed how to convert common measurements — because who the hell remembers how many tablespoons are in a pint? It made us realize two things: ...

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Food  More Wine, Please: Zinfandel @ #ZinEX

Wine lovers, allow me to introduce you to Zinfandel. I, like many of you, knew little about this deep purple wine grape. In fact, I always associated Zinfandels to the crisp, blush rose wines I typically enjoyed in the summer. ...

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Food  Junk Food Art

A collection of eerily beautiful landscapes made entirely of junk food called “Processed Views” is the creation of photographers Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman who were inspired by the original photographs of Carelton Watkins. Ciurej and Lochman have constructed lifelike ...

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Food  All is Fair in Love and Waffles

I once came across a book on relationships called “Men are Like Waffles, Women are Like Spaghetti.” And while the book dealt with real matters of men’s waffle-like compartmentalizing versus women’s limp-spaghetti interconnectedness in the great gender psyche debate… it ...

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Food  Rainbow Cauliflower “Fried Rice”

It’s a grey day. Not the rainy, stay inside and watch Netflix kind of grey day we all love and crave. Nope – it’s a grey with road salt and broken nails sort of day. So I need the kind ...

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Food  We Wish You A Happy New Year Cookie

Because I hate the fact that my gym is packed with people who’ll give up by March, I decided to take the spice of gingerbread, and the classic comfort of a chewy oatmeal cookie to make one super cookie. Oh, ...

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Food  3 Healthy Sides for Less Stuffed Stockings

As the token vegetarian at just about every holiday party I’ve ever attended, it’s become an expectation that I’ll make a meal out of the bean salads and coleslaws that everyone else passes over. Thing is, a plate full of ...