I want to introduce you to my kombucha mother, Samantha III. She has been with me for many years, faithfully turning sweetened beverages into tasty kombucha experiments. She's a little small right now, but with every batch she nearly doubles in size! Samantha may not be renowned for her beauty, but we all appreciate her… Continue reading Meet Samantha III
So, I have to give it to Trader Joe's. They are super innovative and bring such interesting new food items into their stores on a regular basis. I was intrigued by one of their new products, Watermelon Jerky. My family and I excitedly opened up the package, expecting some crunchy or chewy slices of "jerky"… Continue reading Watermelon Jerky – Improved!
This week was the infamous IBIE show in Vegas. It is the place to go to learn what is going on in the baking industry. Imagine a huge convention center filled with industrial baking equipment, ingredient suppliers and bakers. There are dozens of large ovens installed for the show, each cranking out delicious, expertly made… Continue reading International Baking Industry Expo 2019
Had a wonderful visit to Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco. The ingredients class was really fun and interesting. We tasted different components that are used in chocolate making as well as different brands and origins of chocolate. The factory is a gorgeously designed building in the Mission District of SF, a unique combination of industrial,… Continue reading Dandelion Chocolate Factory, San Francisco