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Cucumbers and Cherry Tomatoes with Za’atar and Pickled Ranch Dressing by Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo (Photo Credit: Gamma Nine)

Foodie Events In Los Angeles

Somehow the end of summer is always the best time for foodie events in Los Angeles. If you want to see your favorite star chefs, or simply experience the best food, you have plenty of opportunities in the month to come. Coming up on Labor Day weekend (September 2-4) there’s The Taste 2016, sponsored by […]

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Mince Fruit Pie - like mincemeat, but there's no meat in there.

Mince Fruit Pie

Just in time for the holidays, we’ve got some Mince Fruit Pie for you. Notice that there’s no “meat” in thie pie; just pure delicious fruit. We made this pie for a recent Food Bloggers Los Angeles meeting and it was a hit. But as we served it we learned something funny – apparently everyone […]

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knotts boysenberry pie

Boysenberries are Back

It’s springtime, which means that our favorite berry, the boysenberry, will soon be making its much-anticipated appearance: The Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival will run this year from March 28 through April 12.   A little history: In the 1930s Walter Knott harvested the boysenberry, a cross between a loganberry, red raspberry and blackberry, and […]

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blueberry pie slice

Blueberry Ginger Ice Cream Pie

So…let’s say you have a sudden ice cream windfall, and as much as you’re tempted to eat the whole thing straight from the container, you’d like to make it into a nice dessert to share with friends. We found ourselves in this situation last week with a wonderful gift of three tubs of Tillamook ice […]

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raspberry lattice pie

Making Lattice Top Pie Crust With Kids

There’s nothing like a summer fruit pie with a pretty lattice crust. But how much of a hassle is it to make? Here’s the good news: It’s not too hard at all, and it’s actually easier if you have a partner helping you (ideally a kid who has too much summer vacation time on his […]

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summer mince pie

Summer Garden Mince Pie

We try to mix it up around here and write about different foods every week… but something strange happened on the way to this week’s post. We got so caught up in making celery desserts that we couldn’t resist experimenting with one last pie… and it was so good we just have to tell you […]

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