A Legacy of Versatility: Pairing Provençal Rosé Wines with Diverse Local Flavors, pt. 2

Chef/Owner Carl Schaubhut of DTB in New Orleans, LA

Written by: Lisa M. Airey

To celebrate and display the diversity of the rosé from Provence, The Clever Root challenged four superstar chefs from across the country to develop signature dishes to pair with these pink sippers. From Cajun cooking in New Orleans, to celebrating the bounty of the Pacific Northwest, these chefs pushed their palates and pairing abilities to […]

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A Legacy of Versatility: Pairing Provençal Rosé Wines with Diverse Local Flavors, pt. 1

Chef Levon Wallace of Gray & Dudley in Nashville, Tennessee

Written by: Lisa M. Airey

To celebrate and display the diversity of the rosé from Provence, The Clever Root challenged four superstar chefs from across the country to develop signature dishes to pair with these pink sippers. From Cajun cooking in New Orleans, to celebrating the bounty of the Pacific Northwest, these chefs pushed their palates and pairing abilities to […]

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A Perfect Pairing For the Summer

Guacamole and Chardonnay

Written by: Brian Talley

The coastal San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County region is unique as a place that grows both world-class Chardonnay and avocados—a match made in heaven. Of all the produce we grow at Talley Farms, avocados may be the crop I like most, and I consider guacamole to be the best possible expression of the […]

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6 Products to Step Up Your Barbecue Game

Written by: Madelyn Gagnon

Fourth of July is the perfect day to spend time with family and friends around the grill. But this year, stand out from the basics and transform your party with this mix of products that enhance your meal, as well as your grilling skills. Brooklyn Brine Co. is whipping up some one-of-a-kind pickle creations that […]

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Flo Bertheau: The Mindful Chef

Meal Delivery in the Service of Health

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

What do you do with a negative medical diagnosis? Do you ask for a “cure”? Try to get on the fastest acting medication? Or do you embark on a journey to discover health by a means other than prescription pills and hospital visits. For Florence Bertheau, it was the 2008 diagnosis of her daughter’s Autism […]

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Craft Elixirs

Alchemy at its Finest

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

For generations, ancient alchemists spent their lives searching for the elixir of life. Through a seemingly magical process of transformation and creation, they strived to find the key to eternal life. However, as history has shown, we’ve yet to unlock the mystery of such a formula. At Craft Elixirs, the modern-day alchemists behind artisanal THC-infused […]

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Candy Tamales

Decolonize Your Diet’s Xocolatamal (Chocolate Tamale)

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

Everyone loves the holidays, and most importantly, holiday food. But this holiday season, instead of sticking to a traditional menu, spice things up with this twist on a traditional Mexican delicacy. Voted “Best Vegetarian Tamale” in a 2013 community tamale competition, the recipe for these mouth-watering xocolatamales can be found in Decolonize your Diet: Plant […]

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Alaska Crab Beignets

Alaska’s Wild Harvest

At Tutka Bay Lodge, Foraging is as natural as Alaska Seafood

Written by: Roger Morris

We are at Tutka Bay Lodge, which overlooks an inlet of Kachemak Bay—a 40-minute floatplane flight south of Anchorage—learning more about Alaska seafood and how to prepare it. But almost as important as the seafood itself, at Tutka Bay, the Dixons and their guides wouldn’t think about meal planning without first foraging in the dense woods and along the rocky seashore for ingredients to accompany the bounty from the nearby oceans and rivers.

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Chef john Ash

Chef John Ash

Renowned chef, author and teacher, Sonoma County, CA

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

John Ash has been a prominent figure in the Northern California food community for over 30 years, opening his namesake restaurant John Ash & Company in 1980. Since then, he’s published four cookbooks, won numerous awards and spends his time teaching, consulting and speaking, at various events around the country. As a pioneer of high-end […]

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