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What is Dry Farming?

Not all tomatoes are the same…..

The Dry-Farmed Technique

In California, where torrential rains saturate the soil in the winter and the summers are bone-dry, the climate naturally allows for dry farming, a method where all irrigation is cut off after the plants have become established. 226 more words


lists and links … taking advantage of the last bits of summer

We’ve rounded the corner on summer when everything hits at once – the last holiday of the season, first days of school, work schedules pick up, garden produce is almost too much to handle and unfortunately, fall is in the air. 1,456 more words


Polpette with a Crunch - Polpette con Doppia Impanatura

The cheaper cuts of beef that the Romans use to make stock (il lesso) are often eaten either sliced up and accompanied by a ‘salsa verde’ or else reheated with onion and tomatoes for a dish called ‘picchiapò’ ( 406 more words

Basic Techniques

Tomato Confit

On Sundays, I try to prepare spreads or meals that I can take to work for the week. Tomato Confit can be used on any dish. 231 more words


Making Tomato Confit

How do I prolong the fresh taste of sweet local tomatoes? A friend recently shared with me her recipe for tomato confit. Before the tomatoes are gone from your favorite local farm stands, check it out. 190 more words


For my birthday I was treated to a fab dinner at Stella Barra in L.A., prior to The Book of Mormon. Stella Barra, located in Hollywood is a classed up pizza joint with the most beautiful pizzas. 171 more words