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daily candy (corn)

September 12, 2010
candy corn

It’s kinda clever, don’t you think? At first I wasn’t sure how to go about this. How to ease into the big favor I wanted to ask all of you. Then Erin mentioned a candy recipe, and I thought, huh, maybe that is the way… So here’s the favor. Homeroom–you know, the mac + cheese [...]

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Tomatoes, Eggs and Sweet Habaneros

August 18, 2010
tomatoes and eggs

I can’t stop eating tomatoes. Really. I can’t. Maybe you’ve figured that out since they’ve been featured in my last three posts. But this time of year, tomatoes taste like tomatoes. A tangy punch, a juicy crunch, and an aroma that is just as sweet as a peach. So now I’m having tomatoes for breakfast, [...]

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Little Mac Gets a New Name

July 16, 2010
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I know, I know – I made you wait sooo long! But here it is. Our new name… homeroom Before I tell you the significance of the name, I quickly want to say that on July 24th, from 6pm – midnight, we’ll be cooking up mac and cheese at the SF Underground’s Farmers’ Market at [...]

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The Restaurant Formerly Known as Little Mac

June 6, 2010
SF Underground Farmers Market

Eat mac and cheese. Screw McDonald’s. Get famous. That was our motto at the SF Underground Farmers’ Market on Friday, after finding out two days earlier that McDonald’s would sue us for opening a restaurant called Little Mac. Let me backtrack. Last Wednesday, Erin and I found out we’d be debuting our mac and cheese [...]

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Spring Sangria and a Giveaway!

April 29, 2010

Thank you, thank you! You guys are the best. Really. I never thought the day would come when I’d pour our life savings into a restaurant, and I especially never thought I’d get such passionate, encouraging comments and emails from so many readers of this here little ol’ food blog. Truly, thank you. And if [...]

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Celebrating with Pie

April 24, 2010
Key Lime thumbail

Little Mac finally has a home! We now have a prime Oakland location for our restaurant, and I celebrated with key lime pie.

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Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits with Smoky Sweet Butter

March 14, 2010
homemade buttermilk biscuits

Learn how to make flaky buttermilk biscuits from scratch – thanks to baker, lawyer, chef and co-owner of Little Mac, Erin Wade.

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Which is Bigger: Little Mac or Asparagus?

February 28, 2010
Asparagus eggs recipe

This is it. My big news. And I guarantee it’s more exciting than the start of asparagus season. Though I’m pretty excited about that too.

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