Monday, November 29, 2010

Bone Marrow at Osteria Stellina

This is why I will never be a vegetarian. Bone marrow (at least of the bovine variety), when done nicely like the example below from Osteria Stellina in Point Reyes Station, California ( taps deep into the collective cave-man (or woman) cortex. Like "beef butter", the slightly unctuous marrow spreads into a flavorful sheen onto whatever lucky delivery vehicle the diner chooses. I chose the supplied bread.

Osteria Stellina served up this tasty example with a simple garnish of garlic, capers, parsley, and lemon zest.


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Thursday, November 25, 2010

San Rafael Farmer's Market on Thanksgiving Eve

Here's hoping that your Thanksgiving is filled with deliciousness - with a few images from the San Rafael Farmers market in Marin County, California.


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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

A Day in Point Reyes California

Point Reyes National Seashore is a wonderful place. Green (this time of year at least) rolling farmland dotted by holstein cattle tumbles into the sea on a spit of land that is slowly sliding past the North American continent. Tomales bay, and the San Andreas fault underneath, divide Point Reyes from the mainland. Beaches both wild and calm, cows, native elk, cliffs, and moss-covered forests fill the viewfinder. Tasty breakfast burritos from The Pine Cone Diner in Point Reyes Station fill my belly.

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