Monthly Archives: June 2006

Chicken mole

I threw together a chicken mole the other day, loosely using a barbequed ribs recipe passed along to us in cooking school.  The base recipe produces a dark, sweet-hot result that needs only a bit of tweaking to turn out something … Continue reading

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Trip to the SF Ferry Building

Matthew, Mutti, Grandma Elaine, Steven and I went to the Ferry Building farmer’s market at the Embarcadero Center in San Francisco this morning via ferry from Oakland.  This is always a fun time, and Elaine had been wanting to do … Continue reading

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Daimo for Breakfast

Today Steve and I took our Mothers to Daimo (3288A Pierce Street, Richmond) for some BBQ duck.  Daimo is a big, noisy comfortable place situated outside Pacific East Mall.  The menu is broad but heavily Cantonese.  Dim sum, noodles, BBQ, … Continue reading

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Matthew’s High School Grad Bash

Tonight we had the main bash for graduate Matthew at Albany Community Center, where we rented one of the rooms.  Man, the rules.  Brutal.  It costs, too. We schlepped in prepared food from 99 Ranch Market (3288 Pierce Street, Richmond). … Continue reading

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High School Graduate Matthew

Congratulations HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE Matthew! Tonight we had a carvery at the house, comprised of a rare roast sirloin of beef, a whole roasted turkey, Acme sourdough rolls and a boatload of sandwich trimmings. The backyard was outfitted with lanterns … Continue reading

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Thai Black Sticky Rice Pudding

Last night I made some Thai black sticky rice pudding.  One of my fellow interns at the SF Chronicle was testing a recipe for this on a day I wasn’t scheduled to be in, and I’ve been thinking about it … Continue reading

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Albany (Cali, not NY) High School Award Ceremony

Albany High had its annual award ceremony for graduating seniors today, and Matthew got a social science award for his prowess in American history, current events and the political scene. There was a lunch provided. Juniors served up large plates … Continue reading

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