Archive of ‘Farm to Fork’ category

Say Cheese!

Posted on November 21, 2017

Many thanks to the California Farm Water Coalition for sponsoring this tour! I can’t believe Thanksgiving is in just two days ~ how does the time go by so fast?!? In a way, I celebrate Thanksgiving every day by being grateful for so many blessings: family, friends, health, our country, the men and women in […]

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Sweet Potato Pinwheels

Posted on November 4, 2017

Thanks to the California Farm Water Coalition for sponsoring the farm tour!   Sweet Potato Pinwheels are the star in November’s issue of Direct Magazine’s The Recipe Box!  Visiting Alvernaz Farms on tour with the California Farm Water Coalition in Livingston, where fourth generation family farmer Jim Alvernaz grows 100 acres of sweet potatoes, inspired me to […]

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Nuts About Nuts!

Posted on October 18, 2017

Thanks to the California Farm Water Coalition for sponsoring this farm tour! I am always excited and honored when I am invited to participate in a Farm Tour arranged by the California Farm Water Coalition. I know that I’ll be spending time on beautiful farms and ranches with some of my favorite foodie friends as […]

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Fall Harvest Salad

Posted on September 15, 2017

I’m so happy when I have the opportunity to support amazing organizations and cook from amazing books at the same time! Today I bring you Cuisine del Sol, a cookbook celebrating 20 years of Pier del Sol, the largest fundraising event benefiting Special Olympics in Southern California. The Special Olympics Southern California team presented this delicious collection […]

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Hatch Chile Compound Butter

Posted on August 2, 2017

Oh yes, it’s that time of year…Hatch Chile Season is here!  It’s wonderful to walk into the market and be greeted with the sight of beautiful green gems that are only grown in Hatch. New Mexico.  Their distinctive flavor adds flair (and heat!) to any dish! The season – from August until mid-to-late September – […]

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