Quick Curds

Lately I’ve had a craving for a citrus curds.  There is something I love about the combination  and balance of creamy, sweet, and yet also acidic.  Instead of making a traditional curd I wanted to see what would happen if I made it from our Grapefruit Jelly and also from our other marmalades.  I knew it was either going to be a an epic failure or a great success.  Luckily it was the latter! Continue reading

Savory Cheesecakes & The Twisted Tasting

Last week we had the pleasure of participating in the first annual Twisted Tasting hosted by Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Co.  It was an event designed to “showcase forty of the most unique, experimental and unusual beers in the world partnered with locally produced exotic and atypical food.”

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Friday Cocktail – White Grapefruit Tequila Spritzer

It’s Friday afternoon and I’m feeling like a cocktail!

Right now we have many marmalades that lend themselves to cocktails. To kick off the weekend, I decided to combine our new White Grapefruit Jelly, silver tequila, and sparkling water.

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Citrus Season Returns

It’s coming up on late winter on the Central Coast.  This is the time of year when the market is flooded with a wide variety of citrus – many different types of naval oranges, as well as mandarins and tangerines, lemons, and grapefruits – all of which have their own way of brightening up our days. Continue reading