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Food Trends from ExpoWest

What are the big new trends in the natural food industry? Each year we head over to ExpoWest to learn about what’s coming down the pike, and about what’s coming soon to a market near you.   Why food trends? Even if you’re not into “trendy” food per se, it’s interesting to learn what the […]

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cheese tea

Cheese Tea, Anyone?

Yes, you heard that right – It’s cheese tea, and it’s about to be your favorite new drink. And don’t let the name scare you off. Cheese tea (or “fluffy” tea) is basically your favorite sweet tea, topped with a frothy layer of whipped cream cheese, whipping cream, and sea salt. The final effect, is […]

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Lemon-Honey Springerle Cookies for Springtime

Springerle: It’s such a spring-y name for what’s traditionally a winter cookie. But we can still make them in springtime, right? (Spoiler alert: Yes, of course.) Springerle cookies are a type of German biscuit-style cookie that are traditionally embossed with an intricate print. They’re usually made at Christmastime, with Christmas-themed designs. We got inspired by […]

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Stonefire Grill

Stonefire Grill Serves Up Tasty Favorites

It’s hard to find a restaurant that can serve up tasty food while pleasing just about everyone, but we seem to have stumbled across that rare find in Stonefire Grill. Stonefire Grill is a Southern California (sorry, non-Californians – you can always come and visit!) fast-casual restaurant that goes against the trend of pre-fab prepared-off-site […]

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rhubarb cake

Rhubarb Cake, Three Ways

  Now that we’ve had a chance to talk about rhubarb, let’s look at one of the most delicious things you can do with it: Make a rhubarb cake. One of our favorite cakes ever, of course, is Mom’s rhubarb küchen, which is a German fruit cake. Basically, you make a crust, top it with […]

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Rhubarb 101 and Basic Rhubarb Sauce

What the heck is rhubarb? And how/why/with what does one eat it? You’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers, after having spent a childhood practically immersed in rhubarb (OK, not literally). We also just received a beautiful gift of rhubarb from our friends at Melissa’s Produce, so we can’t wait to talk about rhubarb and […]

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Somebody Feed Phil

‘Somebody Feed Phil’ on Netflix

In the world of food shows, there’s serious, there’s shocking, there’s instructive, and then there’s just plain entertaining. “Somebody Feed Phil,” the fun new documentary from Netflix, manages to be all four, with emphasis on the last. It’s a delicious joyride driven by the wide-open earnestness of Phil Rosenthal, Everybody Loves Raymond creator and food […]

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