Tomales Bay Oyster Company

Shucking oysters and unscheduled ER visits seem to go hand in hand. [click to continue…]

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Sauteed Snow Peas v1

The snow pea plants and my dad are on the same side of the garden in the spring.  Once the ground is warm in late February (this is California) he sows the seeds and coaxes the seedlings to keep growing.  Together they spend weeks fighting off [click to continue…]

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Cattle Crossing Sign in AlleyWe’re looking for Winters.  [click to continue…]

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Short Ribs v2A spring storm rolled through NorCal this week dropping rain and temperatures.  It also brought lots of noise and the sky lit up with zig-zaggy flashes –  the threat of a tornado?  In California?  No matter.  Just the perfect time for a rib-sticking beef stew, [click to continue…]

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Knot Rolls v1Fresh and hot rolls from scratch can easily be a reality from your kitchen.  Add a knot or two and they’ll think you’re a pro baker.

If it’s around the holidays and there’s too many family members running around, [click to continue…]

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Kourabiedesv1 The Art of Eating a Cookie.

(Pssst…if you’re planning a sneak a cookie, Kourabiedes are not good candidates.  Actually, any cookie covered in powdered sugar will betray you almost every time.)

Be Prepared.  [click to continue…]

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