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Jet Martinez & the Unicornio

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One of the (victimless) tragedies of the Mission Market building was the tearing down of the replica of the Mission’s first mural and Jet Martinez‘ Amate Mission. But like a unicorn rising from the ashes, Jet brought us a new piece for Bartlett.   From Jet: The concept of “Unicornio de la Misiòn,” at Bartlett and 22nd, is a continuation of Jet Martinez’s work inspired by Mexican folk art forms. In this piece, the floral work will be reminiscent and inspired by enameled …

Mercado Kitchen: Valentina’s Veggie Medley

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We often think that the Winter months bring us a lack of variety in the kitchen. How do we make our meals fun and interesting and into something delectable we want to eat? The answer is simple. Vegetables. California’s bounty is incomparable and not to be taken for granted. From a variety of greens to colorful root vegetables, we still have a lot of produce options before spring rolls around. Don’t get discouraged. Focus on finding amazing fresh ingredients (found at …

Mercado Kitchen: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies by Anna of Three Babes Bakeshop   For the pumpkin puree: 1 small sugar pumpkin, or other culinary pumpkin from Blue House Farm Heat the oven to 350ºF. Remove the stem from the pumpkin, cut in half, and scrape out the insides. Lay the two sides cut-side down on a rimmed baking sheet or in a large baking dish, and add just enough water to the dish to submerge the pumpkin in about ¼-1/2 inch of …

Wild for Mushrooms!

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  It’s hard to believe it’s already September and Fall is upon us! While we may notice season changes a little less here in temperate San Francisco, the agricultural world lives by the seasons and there’s no denying that we are transitioning. Soon the market will be full of apples, winter squash, and tender greens. But let’s not overlook one crop that also thrives in the fall and winter- mushrooms! With cooler temperatures and more moisture in the air, perfect …

How You Like Dem Apples?

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Perhaps one of the best things about this Summer-Fall hybrid season is apples! As many MCM shoppers know, everything you thought you knew about apples before is probably not even half the story. With over 30 years of experience, Dave Hale and the whole Hale Apple Farm crew can find the fruit to mach your taste buds. Whether you are looking for something tart and crisp to bite or something soft to bake, they will have it. At the farm, …