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daily nom #27 & summer vacation

Posted by aleta under an aside, daily noms

Over the next couple months I have a short list of amazing events (read: San Francisco and a music festival) and extra hours to cram in at work to make them possible. As such I’ll be shifting the focus of the site for the next little while so I can get the most out of my summer. It’s like a free vacation from the job that doesn’t pay me. Thanks, boss! (that’s me)

While the photograph/recipe/thousand words/twice-a-week formula has been working quite well for me, I think this is a good opportunity to focus on some ideas that are a little less labour-intensive and maybe even refreshing, as there are a lot of food blogs who do the same thing I’ve been doing anyway. And don’t worry, I’m planning to return to the more familiar schedule in the last couple weeks of July.

So stay with me people, here’s what you have to look forward to over the next several weeks:

  • The yummy results from June’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Round-Robin (with plenty of commentary, photos and the recipe as per usual). If you’re following along, you know that the taste-testing is just getting ready to begin!
  • The announcement of July’s Recipe Round-Robin, a savoury dish as yet to be determined (still taking suggestions!).
  • Daily noms, daily.

I’ll also be chronicling my first CSA summer. Depending on how much free time I can squeeze out of my schedule, I hope to photograph each week’s share, get in touch with my local agricultural roots, and perform a cost-benefit analysis on the experience. And likely some salad “recipes” if you can call them that.

So that’s my big announcement! Not a big deal, but a little different for a little while and then I’ll be back with a veritable onslaught of delicious originals.

Now get away from the internet and take some time to enjoy your summer too! And here’s a daily nom. We made sammiches on whole-grain Tuscan pane bread with Swiss, avocado and roasted reds on the left and muenster, capicola and red delicious apples on the right.

One time we had sammiches.

  1. dawn Said,

    yep, I’d totally eat that.

  2. Apollo Said,

    Are bloggers allowed to have free time? I thought that was in the bylaws…

  3. Ruth Said,

    If you have time while in SF, you should definitely try Sunflower in the Mission for the BEST Vietnamese food ever. Their snow crab fried rice is like crack. (And, not to be too much on the snow crab tip, but their snow crab and asparagus soup is amazing as well, and for purely selfish reasons I want you to try it so you can figure out a recipe for it!)

  4. SteffanyF Said,

    When are you going to SF? That’s my city!

  5. Trilby Said,

    I love the Tuscan Pane! I could live on it. Yum, yum, yum.

  6. Brittany Said,

    Coming to San Francisco, are you? Is there going to be a meet-the-blogger hour where we can bring you gifts & compliments??

  7. jenn Said,

    yummy sammies!
    If you get the chance, visit the Ferry Building… lots to nommage to check out there!

  8. joe Said,

    Slanted door. embarcadero SF. touristy and delicious. Nom anything duck and you won’t be dissapointed.

  9. Plott Said,

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  10. Lemkau Said,

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