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Six sublime squash recipes for fall

10/02/2015 10:14 AM EDT
Pumpkin season has arrived and, with it, a great avalanche of glorious squash. Here's how to revel in the deliciousness of butternut, delicata, pumpkin and more. 
Chef Roy Yamaguchi dishes on Hawaii's food scene
09/28/2015 02:57 PM EDT - With more than restaurants in the U.S., Japan and Guam -- and another one in the works -- James Beard award-winning chef Roy Yamaguchi has transformed the way we think about Hawaiian fare. 

Cobblers, buckles and grunts, oh my
09/18/2015 03:25 PM EDT - Stone-fruit shines in cobblers, buckles and other old-school desserts. 

The perfect Gold Country picnic fare
09/11/2015 10:34 AM EDT - From Allez! to Sutter Creek Provisions, you won't go hungry in the Gold Country.  

Yo, football fans! Two top chefs share their tailgate party noshes
09/23/2015 12:57 PM EDT - It's football season -- and that means just one thing to die-hard tailgate fans. Time to start partying. Fortunately, chefs Michael Mina and Stephane Tonnelier are on hand to share their favorite noshes and tips. 

Trendy Pisco is sweeping the Bay Area
08/28/2015 10:28 AM EDT - The 19th-century darling, Pisco, is suddenly hot once more. Bay Area mixologists weigh in on the trend — and how to make some stunning cocktails. 

Grills -- not just for meats! Barbecue sides, desserts and more
08/21/2015 11:39 AM EDT - You can grill a whole lot more than steaks on that backyard barbecue. Appetizers, salads, sides and even dessert do beautifully with a little flame. 

New York's Mark Bittman dishes on California produce, new Web series
08/14/2015 06:14 PM EDT - New York Times columnist and prolific cookbook author Mark Bittman is a Californian this year, teaching at UC Berkeley and working on a Web series dubbed 'California Matters.' 

Four sizzling sliders serve up burger nirvana
08/04/2015 01:23 PM EDT - There are few things more wonderful than a truly great burger -- unless it's four great burgers, slider-sized so you can try them all.  

Q&A: Charlie Palmer on pigs, pinot and Healdsburg faves
07/28/2015 02:28 PM EDT - King of 'progressive American' cuisine has his hand in restaurants from New York City to San Francisco, but home remains in California wine country.