Bread-less Sandwiches

caprese sandwich: Mozzarella, asparagus, basil, and tomato, all in one stackable pile                                         Via daydreamkitchen.com

Some of the following examples look somewhat like sandwiches, others look more like the charming “stacks” found in gourmet cafes and restaurants, but all of these ideas look completely delicious…and creative!

BuzzFeed’s visually gorgeous article on 15 No-Bread Sandwiches says that “whether you’re gluten-free or Paleo — or maybe you just really hate bread — these are the Read more

Pasta with Dungeness Crab

I grew up in San Francisco, so Dungeness crab was a frequent autumn visitor to our table. But it wasn’t until I was out on my own, in my early twenties, that I created my own personal ritual. As soon as I heard that crab season had begun, I would head down to the wharf with a friend and pick … Read more

Turkey Tetrazzini

The opera singer Luisa Tetrazzini is thought to be the namesake of this dish, which allegedly originated in San Francisco, where she lived during the early 1900s.

All I know for certain is that Turkey Tetrazzini was a staple after-Thanksgiving dish in our San Francisco household. Whether my mother picked up this recipe from living in the city of its … Read more