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Category: Always in Season Recipes

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

Spicy Cotija Popcorn – Our Favorite Cheesy, Spicy Popcorn Seasoning Recipe

Looking for a delicious way to spice up your next movie night? Try Spicy Cotija Popcorn. It's our favorite cheesy, spicy popcorn seasoning recipe! If you've never tried Cotija cheese, now's the...

Sweet Baked Ricotta with Orange Zest

Say hello to your new favorite treat - Sweet Baked Ricotta with Orange Zest. It's creamy but not too sweet, and the perfect addition to a cheese course or dessert board. Hint - it's particularly...

Fresh Berry Crostini With Sweet Lemon Ricotta

The best appetizers all check the same three boxes: easy, healthy, and delicious. Our Berry Crostini recipe definitely fits the bill. Juicy California Grown strawberries and a luscious lemon ricotta...

Easy, Healthy Recipes Using Olives from California

  California is responsible for 95% of the nation's olive crop, so you might assume that California Ripe Olives are all big business. Nothing could be further from the truth. California Ripe...

You really can have it all. Sweet and savory recipes starring California Prunes.

All prunes are plums, but not all plums are prunes. Prunes are simply dried plums, but not just any plums. The legendary Petit D'Agen French Plum made its way to California during the Gold Rush and...

We’re peachy keen on desserts and treats starring California Cling Peaches

Some things never go out of style, or out of season. California Cling Peaches have long been a family favorite in the Golden State. Chances are, you remember being served tender cling peaches with a...

Creamy, Dreamy Recipes Using Real California Dairy

What makes Real California Milk so special? Some people claim it’s just happy cows. They certainly get plenty of sunshine in the Golden State. That just might play a role, but the real answer is...

The Best Recipes Using Red Wine

Red Wine. It’s like the garnet nectar of Mother Earth! As much as we enjoy drinking red wine, we get excited when we find a recipe that incorporates red wine into the ingredients. Because...

Our Favorite California Walnut Recipes

California Walnuts were first planted by the Franciscan Fathers in the late 1700's. The trees flourished in Southern California's balmy climate and by the 1870's, walnut orchards dotted the...

Juicy Burgers with Prune Onion Jam

YOU GUYS! This fat, juicy burger with prune onion jam is MY new jam! Dripping with fresh melted blue cheese and loaded with our Prune Onion Jam, this burger is hard to beat during the...

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