Buttonwood Farm & Winery

All-Farm Dinner

by Krista Harris and photos by Nell Campbell
Friday, June 17th, 2016

Everything on the menu is grown or raised on the Buttonwood Farm—farm-raised pork and lamb, goat cheese, vegetables, peaches and, of course, wine.

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Gathering Around the Table

by Urmila Ramakrishnan
Thursday, June 16th, 2016

With the spring theme of creating food communities, Edible Santa Barbara food writing fellow Urmila Ramakrishnan cooked through our featured cookbook Food with Friends.

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Edible Excerpt

by Leela Cyd
Thursday, June 16th, 2016

The best food you will ever cook is simple, yet somehow special. It should only involve basic techniques, ingredients at their peak of freshness and a touch of whimsy. Don’t wait to plan a dinner party of complicated, unfamiliar or fussy dishes; meals with friends can be a singular, delicious bite—like a tahini bun you’ve set in motion moments before (easy when you have a stocked pantry), a slice of blueberry mascarpone crostata (its rough edges are infinitely forgiving) or a salad mostly composed of flowers (everyone will gasp with glee).

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Chicken wings

For Every Owl

by Urmila Ramakrishnan
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

It’s been about three weeks since the Blue Owl had every seat occupied for its dinner launch on April 8. Forks clamored. Diners slurped Chinese pulled noodles. Champagne flutes clinked, filled with beer and wine cocktails. Now that it’s turning towards summer, chef Cindy Black has added a few more items to her 5:30–9pm menu.

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Camera to Plate

by Rosminah Brown
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

There is no denying it: We love to eat and we love to take pictures of the food we eat. Eat This, Shoot That is a tour that combines tastes and pours of local delicacies and our insatiable desire to photograph them while being guided through some of the more picturesque and walkable corridors of

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If You Happen to See a Farmer…

by by Janice Cook Knight
Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Any Saturday, rain or shine, I can walk down the aisles of our Santa Barbara Farmers Market and choose produce items that are fresh, ripe and mostly local. I’ve lived here since 1986, and for me the market has been a fixture.

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Farm to Vase

by Rosminah Brown
Thursday, April 21st, 2016

A pretty vase of flowers might be considered a luxury, but what a difference a few blooms can make to brighten a room or mood. They make everyone happy. One company in Carpinteria is bringing that happiness to homes and businesses through a subscription service. 

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    Old Spanish Days Fiesta

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    Carpinteria First Friday

    August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    In the Vineyard & On the Farm Dinner

    August 6 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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    Summer Canning Cooking Class

    August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    “Unbroken Ground” Movie Premier at Full of Life Flatbread

    August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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