I wrote about my favorite food – the humble bean in January for the Davis Enterprise/Woodland Daily Democrat. The Davis Food Co-op sold out of Corona Beans soon after the article came out. I think they have more now. In any case, Rancho Gordo always does. For the White Bean Soup recipe, photo by Craig Lee, read my column.
I’ve watched Casey grow up from his early days in Davis, CA, into an amazing professional bread baker. His latest job is with the iconic Della Fatorria, an artisan, wood-fired bakery in Petaluma, Sonoma County, CA. Casey is an inspiration. Read my column about him in the Davis Enterprise.
Try these market fresh dessert ideas for your holiday table, as seen in my special to the Woodland Daily Democrat. several recipes are in my cookbook, others are new. Enjoy, and Happy Thanksgiving.
I recently visited Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia to understand Thomas Jefferson’s unique gardening system better and to see it first hand. Read my column which ran in the Davis Enterprise in May, 2017.
Enjoy a simple lunch of local ingredients, or talk with Chef Adam Hinojosa and Adam Parker to find out the latest of who is growing what where, or what they are preserving from the season. Here’s my take away on the market as printed in the Davis Enterprise, March 1.
I recently met Nora Pouillon, after reading her autobiography and admiring her for years. I was able to eat at Restaurant Nora with her, my daughter, and members of Les Dames D’Escoffier International. The Davis Enterprise recently published my story about this remarkable pioneer who started the first certified organic restaurant in the United States. Read more.
Washington was not only a brilliant soldier and president, he was a successful farmer, ahead of his time. Read more.
The CA Farm Bureau featured my Davis Farmers Market Cookbook in its Jan/Feb 2017 edition, California Bountiful Magazine, including five recipes just perfect for winter. Check it out.
Kate Washington did a beautiful job in today’s Sacramento Bee Food Section feature story (12/21/16) on gifts from your garden or the farmers market to your friends and family. As I said in my interview with her, who doesn’t want a cute basket of Navel oranges and Meyer lemons? I just gave a basket of those yesterday to a friend. Read more here for ideas on using herbs, cheese, and my recipe on how to candy orange peels from my Davis Farmers Market Cookbook.