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Fresh Fig Tart

Figs first arrived in California by way of the Mediterranean, cultivated by Franciscan missionaries along the Camino Real (“Royal Road”, in Spanish), a 600-mile thoroughfare that linked the missions, pueblos and presidios. These days, El Camino Real bears more Silicon … Continue reading

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Quick Blueberry Sauce

Well, here it is, people: the blueberry pie I made for you was just okay. I used my very favorite pie dough recipe, which is usually a real pinch-hitter. I bought pints of in-season blueberries, perfect little blue marbles of … Continue reading

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