Tag: leeks

Seared swiss chard and leeks topped with crispy bacon


This chard lasted less than an hour from being picked to being served in a deliciously fresh dish. On Sunday, Lucas and I visited my cousin Scott’s urban farm down in Hayward and came home with a bag bursting with freshly harvested citrus and greens. We first made a pit stop by his home garden [continue reading...]

Lucas’s anniversary chocolate stout-braised short ribs


For the second course of our two-part anniversary dinner, Lucas was concocting something special. I’ll narrate my perspective first and he’ll chime in with his side of the story after.¬†We each walked to the produce market separately Saturday afternoon to keep the mystery of each of our dishes alive as long as possible, but bumped [continue reading...]