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Welcome back!

It’s been awhile, but VC Farmers is up and running again. Woo hooo!

Now to the big news–the kishus are here!

These tiny gems seem to have a different flavor from year to year–some years they’re sweet, one year they had a pine-y flavor. 50 more words


white bean crostini

Today I’m car-blogging and it feels wonderful – can you see the steering wheel? I have two, possibly three, sick family members at the house and my dishwasher is broken, so it does feel a lot better here on this rainy day than it would at home. 709 more words


In the Kitchen today...

What: Creamy Carrot Soup
Where: Family Table
Who: Shaye Elliott

This diminutive recipe glorifies the humble carrot. The flavors do unfold gently on the tongue, so do not expect a wow-factor.   247 more words

Main Courses

Grilled Asparagus with Homemade Pancetta and Hazelnut Salsa from A Recipe for Cooking

This holiday season, don’t shy away from the kitchen. If you’re an ambitious home cook, we have the perfect recipe for you – Grilled Asparagus with Homemade Pancetta and Hazelnut Salsa from… 1,072 more words


Cranberry upside down cake

My mother is a loving, smart, funny, ambitious, beautiful woman. She’s a also a pretty fantastic cook who has inspired me to be more adventurous over the years with trying new recipes. 656 more words

Pan-Fried Fishcakes from A Recipe for Cooking by Cal Peternell

If you’re a seafood lover, there’s nothing better than eating it crispy. Right now we’re loving the Pan-Fried Fishcakes from A Recipe for Cooking by Cal Peternell. 676 more words


Alice Waters: What Lies Ahead

Alice Waters visited my home turf in Southern California recently and I was fortunate to have another interesting conversation with her. Much has been written about her and yet there are some aspects I feel that most career journalists in search of the sensational fail to delve into. 4,141 more words