Summer Ceviche

Ceviche with Avocado and Tomato Broth Serves 4, approximately 1          pound white fish halibut, red snapper, sole, 2         teaspoons mild or hot pepper 2          tablespoons cilantro, minced 1          tablespoon shallot,…

Bulb Basics

As we prepare for fall planting season, we’re going back to bulb school. Follow these tips from the experts to ensure successful planting and bulb longevity! Always plant bulbs pointed…

Wine Harvest Lunch

The drought and the warmest temperatures in California’s recorded history have once again brought about an early wine grape harvest all over Ca. From Napa, Sonoma to Paso Robles, Los…

Windrose Farm

Farm, Food and Wine Tour including a visit to the magical Windrose Farm

Oven Roasted Tomatoes

  Store these tomatoes in a jar covered with olive oil, use a lemon olive oil if desired. For a quick appetizer see below.   1         pound Roma tomatoes,…

What do you do with all those Tomatoes?

  There are many ways to save your harvest and if you have more tomatoes than you know what to do with here are some ideas.   First and foremost…

Great Pepper Cookbook

Do you know how to cook with peppers? Would you like to learn more about peppers? When you think about peppers do you automatically think peppers are hot? Depending on…

What To Do with all those Luscious Summer Peaches!

Oh all those beautiful rosy peaches from the farmers market! They smell like summer and I don’t know about you but I wait all year for them to show up! I…

Fall Harvest Tour

Fall Harvest Tour   Central Coast Fall Harvest Adventure October 24th – 26th, 2014 Join Chef Debbi on another Farm, Food and Wine Adventure Stay at the lovely Cambria Pines…

Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Lavender Shortbread Cookies   Photo from Central Coast Lavender   Makes about 50 cookies   1          tablespoon dried lavender blossoms 1/2      cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1…