Category Archives: Local Organic Seasonal Sustainable


REMINDER – The Sustainable Sweet & Savory Gourmet Has Moved

A friendly reminder to our subscribers that The Sustainable Sweet & Savory Gourmet has moved to a permanent home.  The website is in process of updating but I encourage you to come by and register because the new year is … Continue reading


Welcome to Paicines Ranch, Paicines CA

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Welcome to Paicines Ranch (Rancho Cienega de los Paicines), Paicines CA It is mid spring on a late Sunday morning. I am driving down State Route 25.  Also know as Airline Highway, the single lane highway stretches over 75 miles … Continue reading


Welcome to Bell Hill Farm and Hen Scratch Quilting, Hollister CA

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It was a late winter afternoon as I drove through the hills along Cienega Road in Hollister, CA.  Blossoms are falling from trees and tiny green leaves are budding, letting us know spring is on the horizon.  Also known as … Continue reading


Grass-Fed Pasture Raised Beef, Its Benefits ~ Rendering Tallow, Its Uses

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“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are” – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin “Man is what he eats” – Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach Grass-Fed Pasture Raised vs. Feedlot “You are what you eat”…an old saying summarizing the thought … Continue reading


Tested & It’s a Winner – Country White Bread

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“If thou tastest a crust of bread, thou tastest all the stars and all the heavens.” –Robert Browning I have said it before and I’ll say it again… I LOVE BREAD. Any bread you can think of…I’ll most likely devour a … Continue reading