It’s December, which means the holidays, which means you’d better get your go-to recipe in order. Good thing we’ve got you covered. You ready for this? Orange Custard with Celebration IPA Chocolate Glaze.

We know, we know. You’re looking at the recipe and freezing up. Trust us, you can do this. Remember those chocolate oranges from childhood? This recipe turns that flavor up to 11. Grab a spoon.

2 cups heavy cream
2/3 cup sugar, divided
Zest and juice from one orange
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
½... Read More

December 4, 2015 – 12:04pm

In the heat of the summer, there’s really just one rule in the kitchen: we’re not turning that oven on for nobody.

Fortunately, our chef de cuisine Jedidiah Amendola has got us covered with this lush, refreshing, perfectly tart gazpacho that—wait for it—literally involves no cooking. It might have a lot of ingredients (farmers market for the win!), but the recipe makes up for it with ease of preparation. Just grab a knife, some Kölsch, and a blender and you’re good to go.

“It’s a perfect summer dish,” says Jedidiah. “It’s really fresh and... Read More

July 13, 2015 – 4:46pm

HOT. ROT. Sounds sexy, doesn’t it? No? Well, how about 99.8% of trash diverted from landfill and heaps of it being composted and put to good use? We just celebrated the four-year milestone of super-composting in Chico with our HotRot system. We say “super-composting” because what can take Mother Nature nine months to break down, that baby can plow through in a mere 10 days.

Our founder Ken Grossman certainly doesn’t shy away from bucking convention and it was this forward thinking that brought the HotRot here. Tired of seeing the amount of waste that was going to a... Read More

November 5, 2014 – 10:45am