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Dark Heart Chili Sauce

    Joel Devalcourt had been trying to perfect his chili sauce recipe when serendipity led him to a bottle of nut oil. More specifically, it was some La Tourangelle walnut oil that Joel and his wife Yvette found in the pantry of a Berkeley home where they were house sitting. A Santa Cruz native…

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Good Food Awards

WHAT MAKES GOOD FOOD GOOD? At the start of each new year since 2011, food producers all over the country have waited expectantly to learn how their entries have fared in the Good Food Awards. San Francisco–based Seedlings Projects says the awards “celebrate the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic, and…

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Sunol AgPark

FARMER/SERVER/COOK Sunol AgPark Growers Have Strong Kitchen Ties Continuing our year-long series about relationships between local farms and restaurants BY SARAH HENRY | PHOTOGRAPHY BY SCOTT PETERSON Culinary chops can make for better crops. So say farmers with cooking and serving backgrounds who toil in the soil under relentless sun on the urban-rural edge of…

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MADE FROM SCRATCH

Commercial kitchens with a community focus BY SARAH HENRY PHOTOS BY NICKI ROSARIO Who doesn’t know someone who has hung his or her shingle out as a jammer, pickler, or baker? This local boom in small-batch food producers means demand for commercial cooking space is at a premium in the East Bay. But the people…

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SIDE DISH Living Apothecary

By Sarah Henry Photo by Nicki Rosario Tonic and tasty don’t always belong in the same sentence. But try rolling these around in your mouth:  Cold Pressed Juice Elixir No. 1, a blend of kale, romaine, watermelon, cucumber, apple, and mint.  Vegan Milk No. 2, an almond-cashew combo infused with cacao and enhanced by rose…

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