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Ingredient Of The Day: Mexicola Avocado

May 5, 2016

Happy Cinco de Mayo Day. Use the hard to find Mexicola Avocado, aka Mexicola Grande Avocado. It is a creamy-oily avocado with a buttery-nutty flavor. Use as you would a regular Avocado.…

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Recently Foraged Ingredients: Vol. 3

August 28, 2014

This edition of recently foraged Ingredients takes us to the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers Market. This is one of the best markets in the country and a favorite with local Southern California chefs. Chefs scour the market for hard to find ingredients and secure their relationships with the local farmers. Here is what we found …

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Recently Foraged Ingredients: Vol. 2

July 17, 2014

Amongst the bounty of popular summer produce available such as tomatoes, cucumbers, squashes, and stone fruit, farmers are growing lots of unique heirloom varieties of produce for chefs to experiment with. Here are some of the interesting less common ingredients we have recently found around the San Francisco Bay Area: Herbs and Aromatics: Variegated Sage Purple …

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