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December 23, 2009

Easy Holiday Entertaining

“We like to have people over — our friends and family — and really enjoy them,” says Georgeanne Brennan. “We don’t want to do elaborate cooking, and yet we still want to have nice food to honor those guests.”

July 03, 2009

Grill Fest

Four local chefs compete for this year’s burger master title in CUESA’s second annual Iron Chef Grill-Off. Let’s just say, an innovative burger blend led the way.

May 29, 2009

Pizza Politana: The Quest for the Perfect Pizza

Ever since Joel Baecker and Naomi Crawford hitched a Neapolitan wood-fired oven to a trailer, they’ve been serving up hand-made pizza at farmers markets around the Bay Area. Now they’re bringing their rustic pies and market-sourced toppings to Thursday’s lunchtime market.

November 28, 2008

Pie Is Where the Heart Is

Tips for making perfect pie crusts and ideas for pie fillings from the market.

August 29, 2008

Tips From a Market Insider

Shopping at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market isn’t tricky, but it is an art worth perfecting. Here are a few tried and true tips that will make even the most savvy shopper’s next visit to the market richer, easier and more fun.



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