Summer 2012

Summer 2012

Edible Books

The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying & Start Making (Clarkson Potter/ Publishers) By Alana Chernila 287 pages, paperback, $24.99 Number of recipes: 101 Isn’t it time we kicked the packaged-food habit? It suddenly becomes an achievable dream with this cookbook. The basics are covered with recipes for mayonnaise, salsa, ranch dressing, granola

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Summer 2012

Edible Notables

A New Crop of Food Trucks By Jill Johnson Photography by Erin Feinblatt   Sugar & Salt Creamery Don’t let the cute little Tiffany Blue ice cream truck with the ornate “swooshie” S’s in the logo fool you. This cool retro-rolling sorbet mobile is serious about creating some mean, powerful flavor punches. Maple Brown Sugar

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June 18. 2012 | By | 0 comments

Summer 2012

Food for Thought

I just finished reading Jonah Lehrer’s book Imagine: How Creativity Works. It’s actually quite amazing that I was able to read this non-food-related book while in production with our summer issue. But chalk that up to just how compelling a read it is. And as my imagination is likely to do, I found myself making

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Summer 2012

Seasonal Recipes

Quick Pickled Cucumbers Seek out the smaller and nearly seedless Persian cucumbers. They have smooth, thin skin that doesn’t require peeling, and they are tender and crisp with a mild sweet flavor. These lightly pickled cucumbers make a salad on their own, or they are handy to keep in the refrigerator for additions to sandwiches,

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Summer 2012

A Farmers Market Tour With Patricia Bragg

By Kathleen Anderson Ross Photography by Erin Feinblatt Each farmers market has its own personality. And at a recent Sunday farmers market in Goleta, I had the pleasure of a tour with one of Santa Barbara County’s local personalities—Patricia Bragg. Anyone who has shopped in a health food store, natural foods store or even a

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Summer 2012

The Edible Daylily

More Than Just a Pretty Face By Nancy Oster Photography by Erin Feinblatt Banana Berry Truffle, Holy Guacamole, Cherry Chapeau, Lemon Curry, Mango Martini and Pistachio Eyes are the names of just a few of the growing number of daylily hybrids available today. Sound delicious enough to eat? Well, the Chinese have been eating daylilies

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