Storm Prep & Storm Cooking

Hurricane Preparedness: These Are The Foods To Have On Hand

Contemplating natural disasters like hurricanes and wildfires may suppress your appetite, but we must eat to live, and gathering food supplies is an important part of being prepared to survive catastrophic...

Update on California Farmers' Markets & Call to Action

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

After Governor Newsom’s order last Wednesday banning gatherings of more than 250 to slow down transmission of novel Coronavirus, a number of farmers markets across the state were ordered by their c...

Food Safety and Coronavirus: A Comprehensive Guide (by Serious Eats)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

" . . . plenty of folks—myself included—have been confused or curious about the safety of allowing restaurants to continue preparing and serving food. Is it actually safe? Should I reheat the food...

Bernal Heights sourdough starter giveaway

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

In the time of novel Coronavirus when the shut-in populace is cooking at home and bakers yeast is sold out from every source, neighbors in San Francisco are sharing sourdough starter. This offer w...

Dinner Kits and Prepper Kits by Prairie Restaurant (San Francisco)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

Chef Anthony Strong of Prairie in SF is offering a dinner kit, $54, each week for pick up or delivery. There's also a larger kit, $96, of high quality pantry staples . . . Galician razor clams, any...

Peet's Coffee: Free shipping until April 14

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

"REE GROUND SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS, NO PROMO CODE NEEDED UNTIL APRIL 14, 2020 With the ever-changing coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting the way we work and play, we know that many are sticking clo...

Thank You, Mayor Breed!

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

Today's orders for shelter in place to slow coronavirus infections specifically exempts FARMERS MARKETS, allowing them to remain open as essential public services. Thank you, Mayor Breed, for recog...

Free kids meals @ Chevy's

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

"As of Monday, March 16th our restaurants will be offering free meals for kids 12 & under, in response to news of many school district closures. We hope this offering, without any contingencies, he...

Home Care Kits by Mama (Oakland)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

A restaurant meal kit option for the East Bay . . . Mama Oakland has launched home care kits with payment via Venmo for pick up at the restaurant. Dinner for two including a bottle of wine is $50, ...

First blizzard meals of 2016

by ratgirlagogo 4 years ago

And this blizzard is perfect cooking weather! We've already made a batch of buttermilk blueberry muffins and a cauliflower/ham/gruyere gratin. Later tonight we're going to roast chicken thighs on...

Do you have emergency food storage?

by Chemicalkinetics 6 years ago

Long story short, I got very sick last week. So weak that I could barely get out of bed and stand up straight. I also couldn't consume any solid foods. I would just vomit. I was so glad that I ...

Oh my!!! Blizzard coming....what to do....

by Raffles 5 years ago

We stock up with milk,eggs, bread , and booze... our pantry/freezer are stocked. And we have a generator to run if needed. We also heat with wood. Biggest pain is hooking up generator to pump the w...

Blackout Chow

by invinotheresverde 8 years ago

Snowed in. It's dark and I'm bored. Anyone else in the same sitch? Watcha eating and drinking?

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