Appetizers, Food, Local Challenge

Eat Local Challenge #13

There is nothing like a good snack to get you through the day. We all fall subject to snack attacks, and busy weekdays often require on-the-go munching. Pre-made (and homemade) snacks to keep in the refrigerator and pantry are perfect for these hectic days. It’s great to have local bites on hand to avoid the

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October 17. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Recipes, Main Dishes

Eat Local Challenge #8

Sometimes it’s the simple things. Like what to have for lunch. What do you eat for lunch? Maybe you go out to lunch (see our tips yesterday for eating out). If you eat at home or pack a lunch, today we’ve got some suggestions for making your lunch a little more local. . Today’s Assignment:

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October 10. 2017 | By | 0 comments


Santa Barbara Ranch Dressing

The origin of Ranch Dressing can be directly traced to the dressing that Steve and Gayle Henson created and served to customers at their dude ranch, Hidden Valley Ranch on San Marcos Pass in Santa Barbara. So what better condiment to make during the Eat Local Challenge? Makes about 1 cup 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise 1⁄2

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October 02. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Main Dishes

BLT Sandwich

You hardly need a recipe to make a BLT sandwich—bacon, lettuce, tomato on bread. But you may need reminding how good a properly made BLT can be. And it’s flexible—if you don’t eat bacon, leave it off and pile on a couple of the suggested additions. Look for just about all of the ingredients at

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October 01. 2017 | By | 0 comments


Herbes de Provence Cheese Crackers

Photos by Joshua Curry These are a slightly softer, thicker cracker with lots of flavor from the herbes de Provence and aged cheese. They are delicious for snacking or as an accompaniment to wine. Make them for the Eat Local Challenge or any time you want an easy homemade snack. Makes 18–20 crackers 1 cup

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October 01. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Side Dishes


From the article ‘Indian Feast’ by Laura Booras in the Fall 2017 issue. For a link to the article and all the recipes in this menu, go to Global Local Cuisine. One of the most versatile Indian breads, chapati are served slightly warm and brushed with butter. Use them as a utensil for picking up

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September 27. 2017 | By Laura Booras | 0 comments

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