Monthly Archives: April 2014

posted on by Jackie Bebenroth

Coastal Inspiration

We had the good fortune of traveling to both coasts in March – Northern California and Southern North Carolina. While we try to get away on short trips often, this was a 2-week “working vacation” with the specific purpose of gaining new perspectives on taste of place across fresh culinary cultures. Here are some inspiring ideas we found in California that may find their way into some Spice venture somewhere, sometime… Food is All Around Us. For a refreshing splash in our vodka tonics, our Pacific Grove hostess walked two houses down to grab a half dozen Meyer lemons from her neighbor’s tree. And every day, Ben couldn’t resist a little foraging on land and water.┬áThis makes local sourcing a breeze…and a given. Farmers’ Markets are Well Stocked & Well Merchandised.┬áPrepared and coordinated foods were a constant, making it easy to spend, spend, spend on dried fruits, pickled peppers, and … READ MORE

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