Tag: autumn

The Treasure Island Music Festival 10th Anniversary

The Treasure Island Music Festival 10th Anniversary

Jeez, It’s been ten years, where does the time go we ask? Ten years ago this October BLC (being just a newborn) was asked to come down and serve the artists over the weekend kicking out the jams at the Treasure Island Music festival.A decade […]

Vineyards!

We work in them, play in them, get drink from them and marvel at their beauty! Here is a look at some of our favorite local vineyards…

San Rafael’s Thursday Farmers Market in November – Snapshots of What’s Happening 

San Rafael’s Thursday Farmers Market in November – Snapshots of What’s Happening 

Although cold out there in the mornings now, the best farmers market in the north bay is still going strong with wonderful gem-like produce offerings.

 

Baby Beets shine in the early morning sun at the Full Belly Farm stand.

Kohlrabi, Blue Kabocha Squash and the last Jimmy Nardellos of the season.

Crabapples from Hidden Star Orchards.

Marin Roots always bringing something interesting to the market. Mature Italian Agretti.

 

Sunchokes from Orchard Farms.

 

New crop walnuts.

Chestnuts from Sunnyland.

Tons of winter squash to choose from.

Blue Kabocha Squash.

Asian Pears.

Brussel Sprouts from Iacopi Farms in Half Moon Bay.

Gorgeous radishes from Tomatero Farms in Watsonville, Ca.

Fuyu Persimmons

Fuyu Persimmons

Fuyu Persimmons are in abundance right now at the markets in Northern California. They should be used and celebrated! Below is a very easy appetizer to serve as a first course or as part of an hors d’oeuvre party. If you want to make it […]

Duck Rillettes

Duck Rillettes

With the holidays quickly approaching here is an idea for an easy hors d’oeuvre from us to you. Rillettes is simply potted meat. This can be made easily at home with the following recipe or purchased from a butcher/deli counter at an excellent market (any […]