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Food Day: Growing a Movement Around What we Eat

October 23, 2011 berkeley bites

Food Day, on October 24th, will highlight the good, bad, and ugly of the way we consume food in this country.

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Cooking Camps for Kids: Top Chefs and Solar Ovens

July 31, 2011 berkeley bites

Summer cooking camps teach young food lovers how to make pasta from scratch, what happens when you don’t follow a recipe, and the value in working as a team in the kitchen.

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Marvelous Mushrooms

February 17, 2010 comfort food

Regular readers may recall that every so often I get a bee in my bonnet about a particular kind of produce. Persimmons come to mind. Brussels sprouts too. No surprise that a blog named Lettuce Eat Kale showcases a certain dark, leafy green, whether roasted or dehydrated. Today, mushrooms get their due. Recently, I’ve become […]

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Sprouts Cooking Club: Growing the Next Generation of Chefs

February 1, 2010 baking

It took a teenager from Wyomissing, PA who had never heard of Alice Waters to figure out what was missing on the culinary scene in Berkeley. When Karen Rogers landed at UC Berkeley in 2005 she couldn’t believe that there wasn’t a cooking club on campus.  So she started one. But the Cal Cooking Club […]

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Sam Siegel, 10, Seasoned Chef

December 22, 2009 kids & food

How many 5th graders do you know who wonder what to do with orange marmalade languishing in the refrigerator, decide to mix it with some brown sugar, soy sauce, olive oil, and garlic and use it as a sauce to accompany braised cod for the family dinner? Exactly. I bumped into Sam Siegel, a former […]

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