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Holiday Recipe Roundup

  Brined & Glazed Turkey How to glaze & reheat a holiday ham How to prepare & cook a standing rib roast Heritage Turkey with Citrus & Herbs Bacon & Cider Braised Turkey Fennel Garlic Roast Pork Roast Guinea Hen with Raddiccio  Guinea Hen with Bacon Cabbage & Apples The Rocchino’s favorite brisket  

The Story of Love a Bee

As the co-founder and CEO of Love a Bee, Louise Derrick collaborates with beekeepers to source 100% raw, unpasteurized and unadulterated honey from California. We got the full story in this interview with Louise. Stop by for our anniversary celebration Saturday, August 20th to meet Louise and taste Love a Bee honey. Love a Bee grew out […]

Pork Chops with Peach and Tomato Salad

Save this recipe for that special time of year when you can find both peaches and tomatoes in abundance at the farmers market. I like yellow peaches because they seem to have a bit more tartness than the white varieties. Pair with a glass of rose and a warm summer evening. Pork Chops with Peach and […]

We’re a Work Local Award Finalist

We’re thrilled to be selected as a finalist for “Best Retail Employer” for the 2016 Work Local Awards, a celebration of the best local employers in the Bay Area. We think our team of hard-working butchers, cooks and dishwashers is the best, and we are overjoyed that the feeling is mutual. The Work Local Awards […]

How to cook your heritage turkey

Heritage birds have rich, flavorful meat, but can be less forgiving during cooking. We’ve adapted a recipe from the November issue of Martha Stewart Living—a perfect way to cook your local, heritage turkey. Heritage Turkey with Citrus and Herbs 1 stick of butter, softened 4 oranges (2 zested and juiced, the other 2 quartered) 2 […]

Celebrate with Rossotti Ranch Veal

On the rolling grasslands of West Marin and Sonoma Counties, Julie and Tony Rossotti raise pastured cattle and goats. On special occasions we get a whole veal, and what a treat it is!  The calves are born and raised on certified organic open pastures alongside their grass-fed mothers. They are raised in a low-stress environment, […]

Christmas Hams and Rib Roasts

Well, it’s that time of year again.  Halloween came and went in a blur and it’s dark out at five o’clock in the evening.  Thanksgiving was a whirling tornado of turkeys, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts and oddly enough, potato latkes.  Now we are laying down our hams for Christmas, ordering geese and ducks and trying […]

Guest Blog: Olivia Tincani

Olivia Tincani is our guest blogger this week.  She began her path to resistance in her father’s tomato garden in California and her uncle’s vineyard in Italy. Olivia was the managing partner of Farm 255, a unique “farm-AND-table” operation in Athens, Georgia, founded in 2005, that grew much of its produce on its own farm, Full […]