My writing here has been sparse, but I hope to pick it up. We moved a few months ago and we are finally starting to feel settled in. We are enjoying having guests in our new place and it’s renewing my interest in trying new recipes and writing here. We have already had a few […]
Early Bird Ranch is a small local chicken ranch in Pescadero. The chickens are raised outdoors in low-density groups, and are fed a pasture-based diet. The most important part of our operation is the mobility of these pasture shelters. As the chickens grow their waste can become a serious liability. Keeping them in one place […]
Photo by Bob Gutowski Night before last, a friend gave us a bag of beautiful squash blossoms. I know they are edible, and thought I had tried them stuffed and fried somewhere, but wasn’t sure. But I love culinary experiments and The Girl is very patient despite occasional failures. I almost never follow a recipe, but […]
Here’s a great tip. Roast your veggies and then stick them in the freezer for later. All you have to do is heat them up!
After the veggies have been roasted, they will keep their texture and flavor. They will also keep in the fridge like this for a few days. it makes it easy to throw together a quick dinner later when you don’t have time to do all the chopping and prep.
Ran across this great short-cut to great food. This time it’s Carolina-style Pulled Pork. Mmmmm. Check it out: Before tackling a major BBQ project, here’s a much easier way to get really tender, juicy, smoky pulled pork with an old-timey Eastern North Carolina vinegar sauce. The method: rub it, smoke it, braise it and pull […]
Twitter is a great tool, and although there are some terrible spammers out there, some businesses are also using it in interesting ways. Close to our hearts here at Feed The Girl are the new batch of food twitters, including @chezspencergo, just profiled on sfgate.com: Laurent Katgely of Chez Spencer (82 14th St., San Francisco) […]