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My Grandmother’s Apricot Preserves

By |2019-06-13T16:27:40+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: cooking technique, Dessert, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Seasons, summer|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Blenheim apricot grower par excellence, like Cirone, is back at my local fa [...]

Secrets of Winter Farmers’ Markets, Part 2

By |2018-12-31T19:32:12+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Farmers' market, Farms, Fruit, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Seasons, Vegetables, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I recently wrote about Siena Farms and their approach to maximizing the gro [...]

3 Baby Steps to Virtuous (Delicious) New Year’s Resolutions

By |2019-01-03T22:54:23+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Complete Meal, Farmers' market, Holiday, KCRW's Good Food, Main dish, recipe, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook, Seasons, Side Dish, Vegetables, Winter|Tags: , , , , , |

What if your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier and lose X-number of p [...]

Holiday Q & A and Book Giveaway with Suzanne Goin

By |2016-11-18T00:58:55+00:00December 11th, 2013|Categories: Chefs, Complete Meal, Cookbooks, cooking technique, Farmers' market, Fruit, Main dish, Newsletters, recipe, Seasons, Side Dish, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Suzanne Goin is an acknowledged leader of contemporary ingredient-driven co [...]

A Pizza Party at Rutiz Family Farms

By |2016-11-18T00:58:56+00:00September 12th, 2013|Categories: Chefs, Farms, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Seasons, summer, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Awhile back farmer Jerry Rutiz bought himself a portable wood-burning pizza [...]

Vegetable Literacy: Book Giveaway and Q & A with Deborah Madison

By |2016-11-18T00:58:56+00:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: Cookbooks, cooking technique, Seasons, Side Dish, Travel, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , |

Note: Due to technical difficulties, my website went down right after I pos [...]

Where Did the Week Go?

By |2016-11-18T00:58:56+00:00April 25th, 2013|Categories: Cooking Demo, Event, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Spring, Uncategorized, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By the looks of the photo above, you might think I spent this week frolicki [...]

How to Avoid Tomatoes

By |2019-04-29T23:06:17+00:00April 17th, 2013|Categories: Chefs, cooking technique, Salad, Seasons, Spring, Vegetables, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's one thing for home cooks to swear allegiance to local/seasonal and try [...]