A little something from the owner of Jalama Ranch Butterbeans
” Everyone is always asking me if I really eat our own butterbeans. I guess when your husband grows 300 acres of them you do end up taking them for granted. But guess what … I do eat them! And my kids do too! Especially when served hummus style …
…with salty pita chips of course. So here’s the Pata Family recipe.
1 pound butterbeans
1/4 cup tahini
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tbsp chopped roasted garlic
1/4 olive oil
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp coriander
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp fresh black pepper
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped parsley
Soak beans overnight in 8 cups of water. Boil until soft enough to squish with your fingers. Drain beans and reserve one cup of liquid for thinning later. Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Add some of the reserved liquid to thin the hummus to desired consistency. Serve as a spread or dip with bread or pita chips.
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
4 pita breads, each split in 1/2
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Combine the olive oil, garlic, and salt in a small bowl and whisk to mix. Brush the mixture evenly over the rough (inside portion) of each pita bread half. Stack the pita breads and cut into quarters. Arrange the pita pieces evenly on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown and crispy, about 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool before serving.
First reservation ever in the deli 10 people brought Fr Steve to breakfast for his birthday.
Introducing the macaron, also called the Paris macaron, at Pierre Lafond in Montecito. The macaron is a sweet cookie made with two almond meringue discs filled with a layer of butter cream, jam or ganache filling.
Made with only natural and organic ingredients by a Parisian couple, Claire and Bernard, the founders of the company, these macarons are free of artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
Authentically French and always fresh, available flavors include Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Coconut, Praline, Orange Blossom, Coffee, Raspberry, Lemon, Pistachio and Blueberry.
Paris macarons are the perfect confection for weddings, events, parties and after school treats! 1.95 each
are baked for us daily at the Bagel Café. They boil the bagels before baking which is what makes them authentic. There are ten flavors to choose from, all of which are good toasted with butter or cream cheese. We now offer a chive cream cheese as well as plain. Let us know what you think.
and walk out with everything you need for a complete picnic feast. Choose from fresh gourmet cuisine, decadent desserts, cheeses and fresh local produce.
Grab a great wine to compliment your meal . You’ll find baskets, tablecloths, paper or bamboo disposable plates, cloth or paper napkins, candles, cheesboards and knives and handy easy to carry folding seats. You’ll be set for the park or the beach whenever mood strikes.
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