This Sunday, the Cochon555 Tour is heading to LA. Five heritage pigs, five chefs, five winemakers – all coming together to raise money and awareness for heritage breed pigs and family farming. And we are giving away two VIP tickets to this one of a kind event, value $200 each! Continue Reading…
Happy National Love Your Pet Day! Our pets are a big part of our family so I don’t mind spoiling them when I can. I’ve never made my own dog treats, but I thought this would be a fun baking project and a way to give our Lab, Zoe, some homemade, healthy dog treats. Continue Reading…
Head on over to Orcutt Ranch for their annual community grapefruit picking this weekend. Orcutt Ranch is located in West Hills, in LA county. If you’ve never been to one of their picks, it’s a super fun community event, perfect for kids, and the price can’t be beat.
These sun ripened candies definitely make me feel a little less guilty when I eat a handful at a time. Just repeat after me, “It’s fruit, so it must be oaky!” Join me in my mantra as we make Candied Orange Peels.
I’m a big fan of breakfast anytime of day. And this Open Face Egg Sandwich, with some protein and greens, fits the bill. And oh! What a great thing to make with leftover ham the day after a holiday feast!
It doesn’t get more locavore then Chef Jesse Griffiths restaurant Dai Due in Austin, Texas. Jesse, and his wife Tamara, had a clear vision when they opened their butcher shop/restaurant in 2006: use only ingredients available in their region, thereby supporting local farmers, ranchers, and local culinary traditions.
Need a little something different to bring to holiday parties this season? This Chocolate Spice Cake screams fall with the hints of anise seed, cloves, cinnamon, and others in the five-spice seasoning that penetrates the decadent chocolate.
Prickly Pear fruit is one of those rear fruits that grows wild on the side of many roads (and therefore potentially free), is chock-full of nutrients… and is completely ignored by most of us. But everyone likes candy, so here is a great Prickly Pear Candy recipe.