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Central Coast Food and Wines

September 27

Our first guest is Rori Trovato from Rori's Artisanal Creamery. Rori makes all the ice cream, cookies, cones and candy recipes that go into all their products. Fun web site at https://www.rorisartisanalcreamery.com.

Then we get Melissa Garrigan on the phone. Melissa and her husband Joe run Garrigan Seafood Company. You can find Melissa and her fresh fish and lobster Saturday mornings at the Santa Barbara Fishermen's Market.

Our final guest for this episode is our friend Jennifer Walsh from Mesa Produce. She still has great California peaches and nectarines in stock and we discuss the seasonal produce on the way. Follow Mesa Produce on Facebook and Instagram.

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September 20

We open the show with Steve Meyer from Santa Barbara Woodfire Catering. Among other things we discuss Steve's Smoked Salmon Pizza and other mouth-watering recipes. Check out http://www.santabarbarawoodfirecatering.com/home.html.

Up next it's Craig Lingham. Craig runs HOOK'd Bar and Grill at Cachuma Lake near the Marina. HOOK'd is now open seven days a week. We give away a free meal to caller Mark B. from Santa Barbara. Check out HOOK'd on Instagram and Facebook or call (805) 350-8351.

Then couple of our listeners call in. Connie and John have an interesting conversation about growing food and cooking. Alanna asks John about Santa Maria style baked beans. We love hearing from our listeners. Thanks for your calls Connie and Alanna.


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September 13

Our in studio guest is Beth Katz. Beth is known as "The Spice Lady." She provides gourmet foods, spices, oils, nuts, dried fruits, meat, dairy products, grains, beans, all food ingredients for commercial kitchens. Beth is an encyclopedia of spice knowledge. Reach Beth at thespiceladysb@gmail.com.

Then we get Louie Lucas on the phone from Lucas and Lewellen Vineyards. We discuss how certain wines pare with certain spices in foods and how chefs love the creativity of paring. Plus we get an update on the harvest underway at Lucas and Lewellen. Beautiful site at https://www.llwine.com.


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September 6

The show opens with Kim Selkoe. Kim is the executive director of Commercial Fishermen Of Santa Barbara. Plus, she manages the Saturday Fishermen's Market at the Harbor.  Always so much going on at the harbor. There's even a new delivery program called, "Get Hooked Seafood." For more info go to https://gethookedseafood.com.

Next we track down Jennifer Walsh from Mesa Produce. Jennifer and Kim compare fishing and farming. Plus, we discuss the new produce at Mesa Produce and Jennifer gives us a great lesson in melon selection. Finally, we decide what to do with a mean rooster. Bet you can guess. Follow Mesa Produce on Facebook and Instagram.

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