From the Pantry

PASTA! Here are 2 great pasta salad recipes for your summer~  

Growing Corn

It’s time to start late spring and summer flowers & veggie’s   Photo: Farmers Almanac   Corn can be fickle, it likes warm weather and the bugs and four-legged critters…

Clean and Husk (strings and all) Corn on the Cob

    Here’s a simple trick to cleaning up corn on the cob while not quite cooking it all the way. I love corn on the grill but husking it…

Marinated Cucumber and Tomato Salad


Hatch Chile Roast

Hatch Chile Time!   New Mexico Hatch Chiles are here in Southern California and we’ve been waiting all year to replenish our supplies! These chiles are only here for a…

Caesar Salad with Spring Asparagus


Too Hot to Cook

I’m guessing you all noticed that summer finally arrived and so did the desire NOT to cook anything. Here are a few recipes to help you navigate through this heat…

Summer Recipes with Herbs

Try these recipes using fresh herbs from your garden! Don’t have an herbs garden? I can teach you, more to come next week!  

Summer Pantry

Summer Pantry  25 Must Haves for Your Summer Pantry Anchovies or anchovy paste BBQ sauce Canned lump crab meat Canned Tomatoes, Plum, chopped and Sun Dried Capers Chickpeas Corn and…

Memorial Day 2019

Summer is almost here! Not that you would know that by the weather we’re having. The rain is nice and it makes the garden grow but my other half is…

Rancho Los Alamitos

Chef Debbi returns to the Rancho! We’ve been waiting a long time to bring our classes back to Rancho los Alamitos. We’ve schedule our first class for Sat. June 8th,…

Summetime Cooking


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