Category Archives: Recipes

Polenta + Roasted Persimmons

Mind-blowing heirloom corn polenta meets gently roasted persimmons in this perfect dish for Fall.

Green Goddess Dressing

The Green Goddess

The perfect vehicle for all the forgotten summer herbs silently wilting away in your crisper: my riff on the classic Green Goddess dressing.

Edamame Soba Salad with Seaweed and Garlic

Edamame + Soba

Nuggets of edamame and shards of seaweed dot this refreshing noodle salad, perfect for summer picnics or just sitting out on the porch.

Pea Ricotta Spread

Pea Ricotta Spread

Welcoming Spring with this Pea Ricotta spread featuring the essence of peas, the earthiness of roasted garlic and lively notes of fresh mint.

Pear Frangipane Tart

Django Reinhardt // Pear Frangipane Tart

On Django Reinhardt’s whimsical, happy tunes, dancing while cooking and a recipe for a Pear Frangipane Tart.

Kale Cranberry Salad

Kale, Cranberry & Quinoa Salad

In this holiday season where it’s easy to forget why we’re braving the crowds or baking ourselves into a frenzy, this salad will give you pause to breathe and recharge.

Pumpkin Soup & Chanterelles

Pumpkin Soup With Buttered Chanterelles

Lusciously creamy pumpkin soup with buttered chanterelles and thyme for some warm comfort in the colder months.

Drakes Bay Oyster pizza

Drakes Bay Oyster Company & Oyster Pizzas

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company in West Marin provides a case study in walking the tightrope between food production and environmental conservation. How much is too much?

Fig Almond Torte

Fig Torte & A Paper Lovely Giveaway

Brown Turkey figs dressed up with rum and almond meal in this delicious torte make for a quick and easy afternoon treat.

Peach Tart & Pistachio Streusel

Peach Tart With Pistachio Streusel & Mascarpone

Making the most of summer by featuring the sweetest Alberta peaches on a puff pastry tart, dressed with Pistachio Streusel.

Cous Cous Salad

Cous Cous with Cilantro Pesto & Halloumi

The fruits of a time-wasting afternoon: Cous cous salad with cilantro-walnut pesto, Halloumi cheese and fresh tomatoes.

Summer Squid Salad

Summer Squid Salad & A Giveaway

Tender squid rings with celery and fennel tossed in a lemon vinaigrette make for a simple and light summer salad. And a giveaway from i love blue sea, the only retail distributor of sustainable seafood in the US.

Paul Hain, Hain Ranch Organics

Hain Ranch Organics

According to his business card, Paul Hain is, at once, an Orchardist, Land Steward and a Chicken Man. Find out why his organic pastured chickens are the best on the planet, as well as a recipe for simple roast chicken.

Bourbon Caramel Peach Pie

Bourbon Caramel Peach Pie

Featuring our favorite stone fruit vendor for this week’s Farmer Profile. Bringing it a little earlier this week to coincide with a virtual Pie Party, and a recipe for Bourbon Caramel Peach Pie.

Homemade Pesto

Homemade Basil Pesto // Poor Taste Magazine

A recipe for basil pesto and a feature in Poor Taste Magazine as their blogger of the month.

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