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By Sandy Hu The latest from Inside Special Fork Having returned from Special Fork’s annual summer hiatus, we’re back at work and raring to go! While we enjoyed our time off, all was not play since we were busy gathering material for upcoming blog posts, such as today’s exploration of Hatch Chiles. My curiosity was […]

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By Sandy Hu The latest from Inside Special Fork I suspect U-pick farms are like Tom Sawyer whitewashing the fence. Remember how crafty Tom got his friends to pay for the privilege of doing his chore? We city dwellers will gladly pay to work as farmhands to pick crops for the pleasure of breathing in […]

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By Sandy Hu The latest from Inside Special Fork I don’t do any serious cooking during the summer. Much as I love my kitchen, I avoid standing over a hot stove when the weather in sweltering. So what to eat? Here are some easy summer ideas:

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By Sandy Hu The latest from Inside Special Fork I know it’s only mid-July, but I can’t help feeling summer slipping away. Like being on vacation, the first half goes slowly, as though the pleasurable days will go on endlessly. But the second half speeds up and before you know it, vacation is over and […]

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By Sandy Hu The latest from Inside Special Fork The Fourth of July may have come and gone, but burgers are on my menu year-round. They’re easy on the budget, quick to fix, and convenient to eat, with meat and veggies tucked in a hand-held bun. When I travel on business and need room service, […]

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By Sandy Hu The latest from Inside Special Fork Having moved from Hawaii upon graduation from college, my first home on the Mainland was Boston. And for a history buff, celebrating the Fourth of July in the hotbed of the American Revolution was thrilling. It brought textbook tales to life in a way that was […]

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By Sandy Hu The latest from Inside Special Fork As soon as I got off the phone with Marie Simmons, I headed to the kitchen, made a slice of toast, slathered it with butter and drizzled it with honey. The rich and creamy butter melted and merged with the mellow sweetness of the honey…and rekindled […]

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By Sandy Hu The latest from Inside Special Fork For any food lover, this is the best time of the year, when farmers’ markets and produce counters are burgeoning with seasonal fruits and vegetables. At the Alemany Farmers’ Market in San Francisco yesterday, stalls were bustling as shoppers filled market baskets and grocery carts, eager […]

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