Cheerios goes non-GMO

    (Photo: Danny Johnston, AP) From Bruce Horowitz, USA Today   Under pressure from consumers and activist groups, General Mills says it will stop using genetically modified ingredients to…

Deb's Kitchen Botanicals

My Botanical Story

My Botanical Story   Deb’s Kitchen Botanicals are created by warm sun, fertile soil, and fresh water combined with a generous appreciation for the healing and health power found in nature.…

How to Make Mashed Potatoes

How to Make  Mashed Potatoes!    (Easy Peasy) 1 medium organic* russet potato person 1 tablespoon Kosher salt 1 -2 tablespoons butter, REAL BUTTER, unsalted 1/2 cup milk (cream if…

Seasonal Appetizers from the Pantry

Join me at The Plant-Stand in Costa Mesa for our last class of the year! We’ll be sharing some tips and tricks for creating great seasonal appetizers from your pantry…

How To Make Gravy

How To Make  Gravy (Easy Peasy)     There are two methods to making a smooth and easy gravy. It’s much easier if you prepare or purchase a good turkey…

Giardiniera or Pickled Vegetables

How to Stock your Pantry – the First Time

Why Stock your Pantry – and what the heck does that mean anyway? Moving into your first home, whether a house or an apartment, shared or alone, it can be…

Temecula Olive Oil Cooking Classes

Jan. Demo Class Thursday Jan. 16th 6:30 – 8:30 Temecula Olive Oil Company’s Seal Beach Tasting Room 148 Main Street, Seal Beach $35.00 Pre-paid reservations only, please call (562) 296-5421 Menu…

Happy Halloween

On All Hallows Eve……. Just back from our Fall Farm, Food and Wine Tour to Cambria and Paso Robles we’d like to share some of the wonderful Scarecrows of Cambria!…

Apple Harvest

As summer begins to fade away and the feel of fall comes creeping in so does some wonderful fruit, pomegranates, all kinds of citrus, apples and eventually pears. Have you…