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Category: Always in Season Recipes

Recipes created for Food and Wine magazine using seasonal California ingredients.

The No-Guilt Holiday Cookie You Really Need, Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie Recipe

If you are asking yourself, "Should I have an Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie for breakfast?" The answer is a resounding yes! With whole grain oatmeal, four types of dried fruit including California...

Recipes With Wild Rice That You Should Be Making Right Now

Recipes with wild rice are great any time of year, but they're especially good during the colder months. Wild rice from California is a more nutritious alternative to other grains because it isn't...

20+ Delicious Recipes That Will Teach You How to Prep, Cook, and Eat a Sweet Potato

Consider this a course in sweet potatoes. A virtual Sweet Potato 101, if you will. Sweet potatoes are a versatile vegetable that can be used in any number of recipes. With so many ways to enjoy...

Our Favorite Sweet Onion Jam Recipe and How to Use It!

Onions don't get enough credit, in our opinion, which is why we plan to give them top billing on all future cheeseboards, crostini, and burgers with this recipe for Sweet Onion Jam. Equal parts...

A Classic Artichoke and Spinach Dip Recipe Plus A Delicious New Way to Use It!

There is nothing that hits the spot quite like this EASY Artichoke and Spinach Dip recipe! This classic, creamy comfort food is loaded with spinach, artichokes, sauteed onion, garlic, and a mix of...

How to Make and Use Garlic Confit

Have you ever found yourself with a surplus of fresh garlic? Make garlic confit! After a slow cook in olive oil at low heat, fresh garlic cloves transform and become as soft and spreadable as warm...

Honey Garlic Chicken with Peach Salsa -Britney Breaks Bread

This quick and easy Honey Garlic Chicken with Peach Salsa recipe from our friend Britney Brown Chamberlain of Britney Breaks Bread is a celebration of summer. Honey and garlic marinated chicken is...

California Grown Olive Oil: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know + 9 Easy Recipes!

 You probably already know all about the incredible health benefits of olive oil (top line: it's anti-inflammatory, rich in mono-unsaturated fats and loaded with antioxidants). Let's take a...

An Easy Recipe for Rice Pudding with Wild Rice and Pistachio

This easy recipe for rice pudding is made with creamy homemade pistachio milk and wild rice. Free of refined sugars, this rice pudding has a flavor profile that is pleasantly nutty and rich without...

How to Use Honey: 11 Great Recipes

Do you have jars of honey in your pantry, but you aren't really sure how to use them in recipes? We're covering 4 varieties of honey from California that you should be keeping your eyes peeled for...

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