Author Archive | krista

Food, Local Challenge, Recipes, Recipes, Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes

Makes 8–10 servings 4 pounds sweet potatoes 1⁄4 cup milk, half and half or heavy cream 1–2 tablespoons butter 1⁄4 cup maple syrup Freshly grated nutmeg (optional) Salt and pepper Topping: your choice of homemade marshmallows, crumbled candied bacon or candied apples Preheat oven to 400°. Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork, place on

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October 01. 2016 | By | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Recipes, Desserts, Recipes

Homemade Marshmallows

When did marshmallows stop containing marshmallow? Here’s a recipe that uses healthier ingredients than you’ll find in most packaged marshmallows and—most importantly—puts the marshmallow back in. You can find marshmallow root online. These make a great topping for the Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes. 1 tablespoon marshmallow root 11⁄4 cup water, room temperature Coconut oil for greasing

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October 01. 2016 | By | 0 comments

Local Challenge, Other

Eat Local This Fall

Eat Local Challenge The Eat Local Challenge is a great way to encourage you to think about where your food comes from and to perhaps change the way you shop and the food you buy. You might start shopping more at the farmers market or at local farm stands. You might sign up for a

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October 01. 2016 | By | 0 comments

Food, Travel, Wine

Edible Travel: The Santa Barbara Road Trip

Edible Radio broadcasts Edible stories from local communities. Santa Barbara is next up on the Edible Travel Road Trip series, listen to the podcast here. If  you’ve ever visited California, let’s hope Santa Barbara was on your list of places you stopped.

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August 12. 2016 | By | 0 comments

Food, Wine, Other

Buttonwood Farm & Winery

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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June 17. 2016 | By Krista Harris and photos by Nell Campbell | 0 comments

Farmers' Markets, Farmers' Markets, Other

If You Happen to See a Farmer…

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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April 22. 2016 | By by Janice Cook Knight | 0 comments

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