Farm to Family — using Davis Farmers Market Cookbook

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.


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Books for Cooks

Not everyone, I discovered recently, reads cookbooks from cover to cover. To that end, I describe here how best to read a cookbook, as well as some of America’s earliest cookbooks and some of my favorites — one funny, the other heartbreaking.

How do you read a cookbook?

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Davis Enterprise – 2nd Generation Thrives at Davis Farmers Market

Here’s my column on the next generation at the market.
7/6/16 Davis Enterprise
“We are thrilled that our second-generation farmers are ‘growing’ at the market. That is the best we can hope for to continue our legacy,” said Randii MacNear, the longtime manager of the Davis Farmers Market.

Meet a few of them: read more …

Also check out my recipe for port cutlets from Mr. Bledsoe.

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