STOCKING THE PANTRY

Having a well stocked pantry makes cooking so much easier. We take it to the next level by stocking our pantry with things we have partially made ahead so we will have them on hand at a moments notice. Things you wouldn’t think of as pantry items like bread dough, waffle batter, and browned butter. … Read More

SHOPPING SMALL

Cooking starts with choosing ingredients. The fastest way to improve a recipe is to start with the very best ingredients. Shopping small can help you do that. When you shop at the farmer’s market, a local grower’s stand, a small specialty producer, the neighborhood grocer who specializes in local produce or even your own garden, … Read More

Hummingbird in Santa Cruz California

INSPIRED BY NATURE

Henry David Thoreau “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”