Black (Bean) Magic
Dinner / Food / Recipes

Black (Bean) Magic

Who doesn’t love to sink their teeth into a juicy, meaty, grill-charred burger in the summer? Vegetarians, I suppose. Buzzzz kill. At any rate, veggie lovers, this one’s for you. But before we get to the recipe, I have to show off this incredible summer spread from yesterday’s Ferry Building Farmer’s Market. Does it get prettier … Continue reading

Tuna Talk
Dinner / Health / Recipes

Tuna Talk

Everyone’s got their favorite food and mine happens to be tuna. Raw, seared, baked, broiled, battered, blackened, or canned. If it weren’t for the mercury (and the price!) I’d have it daily. Two of my favorite preparations are sashimi style over sweet, sticky Japanese rice or blackened and seared rare with cilantro and pickled ginger. … Continue reading

Dinner / Health


So far, the menu this week has been 50/50 in terms of success. On Sunday night I attempted to broil a top sirloin steak. I overcooked it; I now know it would’ve been done perfectly in six minutes (when I originally removed it from the oven.) I second-guessed myself and put it back in for … Continue reading

Dinner / Faith / Health

Going Primal

The Lenten Season is upon us! I try my best to choose something to give up every year that is a ‘sacrifice.’ I use the word sacrifice losely because it seems a little presumptuous to assert that giving up chocolate or Starbucks is a sacrifice, particularly when there are people all over the world who … Continue reading