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5/8/2020

With just five everyday ingredients, simple instructions, and no advanced baking techniques, this recipe for European-style crusty bread is a great introduction to yeast baking. Learn the recipe here.
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In this creative series, Claire Saffitz attempts to recreate your favorite junk and comfort foods, such as gushers and twinkies. TIn the Bon Appétit test kitchen Chef Saffitz turns your childhood snacks into culinary masterpieces. Click here to start watching now!
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In this 360° virtual tour video, you'll find out how cheese is processed - from the time the milk leaves a Canadian family dairy farm, to the time it reaches your table. Click here to see more!
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This Canadian family dairy farm uses a Voluntary Milking System which enables their cows to decide when they would like to be milked. Click here to watch the video and see how it works.
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In this soothing, quiet, video you can learn how to make a Japanese Sponge Cake. Click here to watch.
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Many of our local El Dorado County wineries are offering fun and unique specials during these times - from curb side pick up, to special offers, to free wine with certain food orders. Click here to access a list of wineries in the area, and contact your favorites to ask about specials!
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We know we mentioned this Facebook group last time, but it is honestly such a valuable resource for food lovers and those wanting to support our local restaurants during these times of social distancing. This El Dorado County Facebook group is dedicated to letting people know what businesses and restaurants are offering to-go orders. Chances are high you can still get your favorite meal even while social distancing! Click here to check it out.
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The Great British Bake Off (for some reason called Great British Baking Show on Netflix) bills itself as "the ultimate baking battle," but it is actually a calm, wholesome baking competition where passionate amateur baking fans compete to be crowned the UK’s Best Amateur Baker. The series follows the trials and tribulations of the competitors, young and old, from every background and every corner of Britain, as they attempt to prove their baking prowess. To learn more about the show, click here. To watch it on Netflix, click here and type "The Great British Baking Show" in the search bar.
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Quilts have long held a historical significance in the stories and people of El Dorado County. Now, many are proudly displayed as public art in painted renditions by local artists, and grace barns, historic buildings, gardens, and more. Many of these quilts can be seen from the road as you drive through El Dorado County's farm and orchard regions. While you're out, why not make a note of all the farms you'd like to visit once they are open to the public again! To learn more about the Quilt Trail Project and download a printable map, click here.
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It seems like everyone loves to take pictures of their food, and right now is the perfect time to learn how to take the best pictures possible - whether it be for Instagram, Facebook, or any other social media site. Click here for the ultimate guide to improve your food photography.