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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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Olive Harvest at Highland Springs

If it’s fall in California, it’s time for the olive harvest… and if you’ve got 750 olive trees, you’re going to need some helping hands. That’s what’s going on this month at Highland Springs Ranch, a historic California ranch and inn with olive trees that date back as far as 1854. Why the big push […]

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Super-Easy Pumpkin Sweet Potato Soup

This pumpkin sweet potato soup appeared on Jolly Tomato’s Instagram a few days ago, and we’ve been getting lots of comments and questions about how to make it. Truth is, it’s so easy, we weren’t sure if it was worth a post. But then again, isn’t easy…good? Print Super-Easy Pumpkin Sweet Potato Soup An easy […]

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Pizza Tutorial at North Italia Restaurant

Most of us eat a lot of pizza, but when do we ever take the time to make it ourselves? Making your own pizza from start to finish can be fun and surprisingly easy. At a recent pizza tutorial hosted by North Italia, in honor of National Pizza Month, we had a chance to brush […]

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One-Ingredient Apple Chips

These apple chips have so few ingredients, if they had any fewer ingredients, they would not exist. That’s a back-handed way of saying that there’s only one ingredient in these apple chips: apples. Last weekend, we had a chance to head out to a farm (Riley’s at Los Rios Rancho). We picked a whole bunch […]

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Eggplant with Tahini and Pomegranates

You probably think of eggplant dishes as kind of an old fall-back; tasty but not all that nice to look at. But what if you dressed them up with bright, fanciful colors and made it the star of your show? That’s the basic idea of this Eggplant with Tahini and Pomegranates. It’s grilled eggplant, topped […]

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