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Acorn Soup

Acorn soup is the first way I ever ate acorns. It was at a fancy restaurant in San Francisco called Incanto, and I was entranced that the chef, Chris Cosentino, could use acorns to make such a lovely soup. I never did get Chris’ recipe, but I came up with this one instead. It is […]

Photo by Holly A. Heyser

Acorn Spaetzle

I love spaetzle, the little Teutonic dumplings we most associate with dishes like weinerschnitzel or sauerbraten. While you can make them with a colander, a coarse plate on a food mill or potato ricer, a cheese grater or even by flicking the batter off a board by hand, by far the best way to make […]