BBQ Pork Loin & Spicy Fresh Plum Sauce

On April 11, 2013 8 Comments
In Meat, Recipes

I love Trader Joe’s for the value, but I hate it for the ridiculous amount of packaging and the lack of seasonal regional produce. Nonetheless, these black plum… Read More »

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Jalapeno Sauce

On April 10, 2013 5 Comments
In Fish, Recipes

I call this recipe: I Wish I Was in Playa del Carmen. Yes, I believe this would go quite well with a fresh lime margarita on the rocks… Read More »

Broa, Portuguese Cornbread

Broa! Portuguese Cornbread

On April 5, 2013 22 Comments
In Recipes, Savory Pastry

Digging deep into the regional cuisine of Pescadero with my Edible After School class, we have begun to unravel the origins of dishes that often grace the three… Read More »


Italian Sausage with Piquillo Pepper & Molina Tomato Sauce

On March 19, 2013 4 Comments
In Meat

Before I begin touting Molina tomatoes that aren’t even in season yet (I bet you gobbled up yours fresh last summer and forgot to can them?), I’d like… Read More »


Purple Lettuces with Fennel, Orange, Mint & Sour Grass

On March 18, 2013 15 Comments
In Fruits, Uncategorized, Vegetables

I remember my early salad days walking to school with my three best friends: lunch pails in hand, pig-tails with bows, blue jeans slightly flared, singing songs along… Read More »

Nettle & Green Garlic Soup on Grilled Bread with Olive Oil Poached Farm Egg & Bacon

Nettle & Green Garlic Soup, Olive Oil Poached Egg, Bacon

On February 18, 2013 46 Comments
In Meat, Vegetables

It’s Spring! Green garlic is one of my favorite ingredients and it is only available for a short time in the beginning of Spring. I’ve only seen it… Read More »


Duck Tamarind with Watercress, Citrus, Sunchoke, & Mushroom Salad

On February 13, 2013 9 Comments
In Meat, Recipes, Vegetables

Duck is a beautiful choice for Valentine’s Day… Having a few years of experience cleaning hunted duck of shot and preparing it in multiple different ways for extremely… Read More »

Oysters with Rasam Gelée

Oysters with Fire Water Gelée

On January 23, 2013 13 Comments
In Fish

We’ve been chatting about sexy-time aphrodisiacs on my FaceBook page. The latest earth shattering revelation is the herb supplement Horny Goat Weed, which I found glaring at me… Read More »

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Truffled Cauliflower du Barry Soup

On January 16, 2013 9 Comments
In Recipes, Tunitas Creek Kitchen, Vegetables

It’s difficult to think of the bulbous cruciferous vegetable – the cauliflower – as sexy. But indeed this soup was named after one of the most beautiful (and the… Read More »

hot apple pie sundae

Prohibition Hot Apple Pie Sundae

On January 4, 2013 7 Comments
In Fruits, Recipes, Sweet Pastry, Tunitas Creek Kitchen

This is an adult hot apple pie sundae loaded with holiday spice plus a hefty prohibition kick! Walnuts, golden raisins, and Potrero Nuevo Farm heirloom tart-sweet mystery apples (Golden Delicious… Read More »