21, Jan 2011
Chicken and tomato sandwich

Lately, I often have to make dinner in a 30-minute window, while keeping a toddler company, using ingredients at home or stuff I can pick up with a quick stop at the market. I improvised this one because I knew the thinly-sliced chicken would be fast to cook and easy…

25, Apr 2010
Pizza Dough

This is based on the Smitten Kitchen’s pizza dough recipe. This recipe is for two small thin-crust pizzas. Ingredients 2 c flour 1 c whole wheat pastry flour 2 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp active dry yeast 1 c lukewarm water (may need up to 1 or 2 tablespoons…

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27, Aug 2007

Another of E’s planned stops was at Delfina, a packed, friendly Italian place in the mission district. The place was loud and jolly, though just short of being too loud. Everything here was good. The menu is grouped into antipasti, salads, sides, pastas, and main courses; we didn’t feel up…