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Rigatoni with Salame Nostrano, Garlic Confit & Tomatoes

Rigatoni with Salame Nostrano, Garlic Confit & Tomatoes

This recipe, perfect for a cold winter’s night, is just what you want this weekend. And, you can have this delicious pasta dish made in less than 30 minutes. Pair it with a simple green salad with an easy balsamic vinaigrette and more bread to […]

When Life Gives You Meyer Lemons….

When Life Gives You Meyer Lemons….

……Rejoice! The Meyer lemon was introduced to the US from China in 1908. It is named after the agricultural explorer that gathered a clipping of what is thought to be a cross between a regular lemon and an orange tree. How are they different from […]

Happy Valentine’s Day From BLC&K

Happy Valentine’s Day From BLC&K

Hugs & kisses from your favorite Sonoma county chefs…

A Warm Winter Tartine

A Warm Winter Tartine

Just because we take some time off the ‘kitchen’ clock in the winter, doesn’t mean we still don’t want tasty snacks at home. And…, it really doesn’t get any easier, or more satisfying than this. Follow along, thank us after. Start with a good loaf […]

Pine Street Market X Portland, Oregon.

Pine Street Market X Portland, Oregon.

From DTLA to Amsterdam to Singapore, and almost everywhere in between, no big city today is complete without an urban ‘food hall’. A place that blends genre and culture, sweet and savory, crowds large and diverse. Pine Street Market is a foodie sanctuary. A spot […]

A Mediterranean-Bohemian Wedding

A Mediterranean-Bohemian Wedding

Our wedding menus are custom designed for each and every couple we have the pleasure of working with. We love the creative process of crafting a celebratory wedding meal that is unique to them. Imagine our excitement when this romantic duo asked us to create a Greek menu inspired by the restaurant of their first date and every anniversary of that date since?

Room with a View
The Place Setting

 

“First we eat. Then we do everything else” – M.F.K Fisher

Photographs courtesy of Gretchen Gause http://www.gretchengause.com
Rentals featured by Encore Events Rentals http://encoreeventsrentals.com/
Cheese Course curated by sharpandnutty@gmail.com
Wedding Planning by Luft Hospitality https://www.lufthospitality.com/

 

ALMORADUZ – Cocina de Autor

We are fortunate to be in a business that we love and still feel passionate about after all these years. For the millions of people who follow us here, you know we never stop exploring our craft and taking notes to become better cooks. Our […]

The Williams Selyem Harvest Party 2017

The Williams Selyem Harvest Party 2017

What an honor it was to be asked to cook a festive supper for the men and women who make this incredible winery tick. After such a devastating October in wine country it was an extra special afternoon as everyone shared good cheer and soaked […]

Research & Development in Southern Arizona: Tucson Travelogue

Research & Development in Southern Arizona: Tucson Travelogue

Every now and then it is time to get out of town and visit a place historically known for iconic food, art and hospitality. It keeps our creative juices flowing and lets us take measure with others in our field, a way to set our sights on new goals and new trends. Last week it was Tucson, Arizona. I can’t tell you here about everything we ate and saw and how all the details effect our collective output in the company but I will invite you to browse below for highlights from the tour; and to pay attention to our menus in the coming months and the dishes we will be preparing all the way into next spring and summer.