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    A California Summer Market Menu

    Celebrate the bounty of the farmers' market with glazed chicken, colorful tomato stacks, and more

  • How-To

    Handmade Ice Cream…and cones, too

    Walking into the Ici Ice Cream shop is like setting foot in an old-fashioned Italian gelato store with handcrafted wood panels, marble countertops, and the day's flavors handwritten on the…

  • Article

    The Dried Apricot Battle

    We’ve never had such a controversial ingredient in the test kitchen as the humble dried apricot. When we tested the Apricot & Pistachio Baklava with Orange-Cardamom Syrup, we made a…

  • How-To

    Rich, Creamy Home-Style Yogurt

    Made with the best tasting milk

  • Article

    Olive Oil: Big Flavor from Small Batches

    Laura Giannatempo visits the California olive orchards of Calolea Olive Oil to find out how artisanal olive oil is produced.

  • Recipe

    Beer-Battered Fish Tacos

    The fish taco, one of Mexico's most creative tacos, was made first by street vendors in the Baja California port of Ensenada. It's filled with crisp, beer-battered fresh fish and…

  • Recipe

    Cobb Salad

    This delicious salad was supposedly named in 1937 for Bob Cobb, the owner of the Brown Derby restaurant in Hollywood. As the story goes, Cobb was ravenous one night and…

  • How-To

    Hand-Farmed and Custom-Grown

    Amy Albert visits a six-acre farm in Calistoga, California, where Lynn Brown, Peter Forni, and Barney Welsh have dedicated themselves to custom-growing organic lettuces, greens, vegetables, and herbs for Napa Valley…

  • Article

    Get To Know California's Major Wine Regions

    While California isn’t the only wine-producing state in the nation, it does account for more than 90% of American wine production. In this article, master sommelier Tim Gaiser takes you…

  • Recipe

    California Rolls

    The California roll is an example of an "inside-out" sushi roll, where the rice is on the outside.

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