Weekend Recipe: Seasonal Salad of Greens, Fruit, and Goat Cheese

It's a fine line between the end of summer and beginning of fall here in the 650. Our warm, sunny days might continue right up until Thanksgiving, making you wonder how the holidays came up so quickly. The clues are there: leaves turning from bright green to brown and vibrant red (but slowly, not all … Continue reading Weekend Recipe: Seasonal Salad of Greens, Fruit, and Goat Cheese

#TBT: Visiting Harley Farms Goat Dairy in Pescadero

Local Summer Salad: My backyard apricots, Fifth Crow Farms greens and berries, Harley Goat Farms Dairy chevre

The tiny town of Pescadero (pop. 643, as of 2010) in southern San Mateo county is probably best known for Duarte's Tavern, a long-standing institution established in 1894 and lauded in Sunset Magazine for its now-famous artichoke soup. But there's so much more to experience in Pescadero, as I learned this past summer. Historically important … Continue reading #TBT: Visiting Harley Farms Goat Dairy in Pescadero

Waste-Less Wednesday: Smashed Cauliflower on Toast with Rocket and Radish

What's up with our weather? The recent stretch of cloudy, cool days feels like more spring in Seattle, than spring in the Bay Area. We should be well into our second heat wave by now! (I joke.) Maybe it's this pre-summer limbo or the grey days, but I've been craving comfort food. Nothing as solid … Continue reading Waste-Less Wednesday: Smashed Cauliflower on Toast with Rocket and Radish