Anatomy of a Parsnip

Written by: Jeff Cox

Of all the root vegetables, parsnips have the most distinctive flavor and aroma. It mixes the essences of parsley and carrot, but with a sweet note and something musky that’s all its own. Some people are put off by this quality, but it can add something unique to many dishes. The source of this inimitable […]


Chef Victor Scargle

Executive Chef of Lucy Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono in Yountville, CA

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

  Chef Victor Scargle may have a varied and impressive resume, ranging from Michael Mina’s Aqua to Cindy Pawlcyn’s Go Fish, but what remains constant is his dedication to using local and seasonal ingredients in his cooking, in the kitchen, at work and at home. It’s understandable then, when The Clever Root asked him for […]