Fresh apricots are available in June
at the ranch on Piedmont road between Calaveras and Yosemite.
Recipes in family-sized servings, as well as in sizes for food
services and restaurants. Check out the low fat recipes as well.
Apricot and plum tart. Apricot sorbet. Apricot preserves. Apricot purses on a cloud. Apricot crumble. Apricot nectar. Apricot soufflé. Apricot tart. Caramelized apricot tart
Apricot Council Recipes
Try these great ways to prepare Apricots. Apricots are high in
vitamins A (beta-carotene) and C, a good source of potassium,
low fat and sodium free!
From the California Artichoke
Advisory Board: Artichoke Napolean, Fettucini with Artichokes
and Ham, Artichoke hors d'oeuvre with Sweet Anise and Chick Pea
Dip, and more.
We have a large Asian community here in Milpitas. This helpful
site has recipes from each culture as well as lots of information
about herbal remedies and Asian culture.
The beauty of Bubble Tea is the versatility of this drink.
Please play with the recipes and come up with your own creations.
An all new season of Yan Can Cook airing on your local PBS Station!
Submitted by: Kathy Shaw. The real trick to great guacamole is
to use good avocados. Make sure your avocados are ripe and of
the Haas variety.
Guacamole and avocado recipes submitted to the California Avocado
Commission website. Receive free avocado recipe each month via
Baker's Square French Silk Pie
The trick is to substitute buttermilk for regular milk.
California Earthquake Cake
Coconut and nuts are topped with chocolate cake mix. Then powdered sugar is poured in a criss-crossed pattern on top before baking.
El Torito's Sweet Corn Cake
Here's how they make that sweet corn bread.
Ghirardelli Chocolate Inspired Desserts
With the best chocolate in the world made just up the road in San Leandro, we can't get enough of chocolate treats!
San Francisco Sourdough French Bread
If you're a bread lover, nothing beats the tangy taste and chewy
texture of true San Francisco French style sourdough bread. From
its hard crust to its soft interior, this bread has a unique
flavor that is hard to resist.
San Francisco Sourdough Recipes
Here in Milpitas we take these recipes for granted - crab dip
on sourdough, sourdough french toast, and more.
or Black Cherry Flan - Clafouti
In central France, this custardy fruit dessert is known as clafoutis.
It can be made with a variety of fresh fruits, but plump, glossy
dark sweet cherries are the traditional first choice.
Cherry Walnut Oatmeal Crumble
Rather like apple crisp but made with fresh Bing Cherries.
Cherry Salad - Port Wine and Bing Cherry Salad
The wonderful flavor of Bing Cherries enchanced and enriched
with Port Wine.. simply irresistable!
Crispy Romaine Salad with Smoked Turkey and Bing Cherries, Balsamic
Vinaigrette, Duck with Cherries, and Cherry Pie from the California
Cherry Advisory Commission.
Cake with Bing Cherry Sauce
This is an elegant, yet simple cake to make for a special occasion.
The white cake is layered with a vanilla pudding in the middle,
frosted with sweetened whipped cream, dusted with chocolate curls
and served with a warm bing cherry sauce.
Dates and Figs
California Fig Recipes
From the California Fig Advisory Board. A bunch of quick, easy
ideas of what to do with your backyard crop of figs.
Versatile California Dates go well with many other fruits, and
are compatible in compotes, salads, and desserts. Provided by
the California Date Administrative Committee.
The cakes took their name from the Massachusetts town of Newton,
which is a suburb of Boston. Here's a recipe to let you make
these popular bars with figs from your back yard tree.
When Cato advocated the conquest of Carthage, he used as his
crowning argument the advantage of acquiring fruits as glorious
as the North African figs. Now these grow in profusion in Milpitas
Fruit Recipes - Date Recipes
A couple of dozen recipes to suit every craving for dates.
Fruit Recipes - Fig Recipes
A couple of dozen recipes to suit every craving for figs.
Fig Growers' Recipes
If your busy schedule leaves little time to plan or eat balanced
meals, keep dried figs on hand as a kitchen-cabinet staple. Here
are some quick ways to add figs, and more nutrition, to your
everyday favorite dishes.
Advacado Fruit Salad
Mixed greens, kiwi, advacado, grapefruit and strawberries make
a tangy summer salad.
Fruit Cake Recipe
At the top of this page is a humorous look at fruit cake baking,
but at the bottom are links for real fruit cake recipes.
Recipes featuring new gourmet foods from artisan specialty food producers all over California.
Grapes and Raisins
Double Boiler Raisin Bread Pudding for Two
It is so good, it may serve just one! A layer of brown sugar
on the bottom of the pan makes a delectable sauce for the pudding,
while also protecting the custard from contact with the hot pan.
Not only are California Raisins a simply delicious snack, they
also make a fantastic addition to all of your favorite recipes.
Great natural or cooked, there are thousands of ways to enjoy
the wholesome goodness of California Raisins.
This collection includes many of our classic recipes that have
been enjoyed by generations of families.
Snacks, & Appetizers, Breads,
California Wrap Sandwich
What you get when you mix California cuisine with a big Mexican
Tortilla Casserole California-Style
A family favorite! I often make it to freeze in portions for
my family to take to work (reheats easily in a microwave). I
generally make this as low-fat as possible using skim milk, lowfat
cheeses, tortillas & soups.
Your home for great Mexican food recipes, meal ideas and cooking
Jams and Jellies
I don't think there is anything else you CAN do with kumquats
BUT make marmalade! They are so sour!
You don't have to let the robins eat all those lovely, red pyracantha
Lemons and Oranges
Most Milpitas and Silicon Valley homes have at least one Meyer
Lemon tree. Here's a favorite recipe for this sweet lemon.
Calorie counting low fat recipes featuring citrus fruits and
Yummy Smoothie Recipes
Recipes you to help you use up your backyard lemon or orange
crop for smoothie shakes.
Recipes for Delicious Lamb Dishes
4 all new Baby Back Ribs recipes! Classic Veal Recipes!
and try the Spicy Lamb Leg Steaks. From Rosen & Sons.
Grilled Lamb Recipes
Several delicious recipes for BBQ'd lamb from the California Sheep Commission.
This is a recipe for making what I believe is the best hamburger
in the world. The secret to duplicating this and other fast-food
burgers is getting the beef patties real thin...about 1/4 inch-thick.
MykoWeb: Mushrooms, Fungi,
Learn to identify wild mushrooms with this Bay Area group, and
once you are sure you have found edible mushrooms, here you'll
also find recipes to suit your pallate.
California Almond Recipes
Top recipes: Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Almonds and Mint, Beet Salad with Almonds and Chives, Chinese Pearl Balls with Orange Ginger Dipping Sauce, and Orange Almond Bostock. Look for new recipes, by situation, and browse by meal type.
Pistachio Facts and Recipes
California pistachios are excellent "keepers" when stored properly. To keep them at their freshest, store pistachios in a refrigerated airtight container or keep them in the freezer for long-term storage. Recipes for Pistachio Pesto Pasta, Salmon with Pistachio-Basil Butter, and Cranberry Pistachio Semolina Tea Bread.
California Walnut Recipes
Starting with Ricotta and Apricot Walnut Crepes. From the The
California Walnut Commission.
Walnuts have been around for millions of years, and a crop here
in California for more than a century!
Olives and Olive
California Olives Channel
Cooking videos. How to make great meals fast using olives.
Olive Oil Source
Olive trees look so lovely... until they begin dropping black
olives all over the place. Here's a resource for dealing with
your olive crop, or having it pressed into gourmet olive oil.
California Bartlett Pear Recipes
Quick ideas for breakfast. lunch or dessert, as well as elaborate
recipes featuring pears.
Plums and Prunes
California Dried Plum Recipes
California Dried Plums are the not-so-secret ingredients that make everything from appetizers and salads to entr®es and desserts irresistibleŁand good for you, too!
Sweets and desserts made with Suunsweet prunes.
Onto each of 2 individual plates arrange half of the lettuce;
decoratively arrange half of the chicken, cantaloupe, and avocado
California Turkey Chili
In a skillet, heat oil over low heat. Add bell peppers, onions,
and garlic. Cook until tender. Then, add beans, tomatoes, water,
turkey, chili powder, coriander, red pepper flakes, and salt.
Simmer 25 minutes.
Turkey California Sandwich Roll
Turkey steaks served up on tortillas.
Willie Bird Turkeys
Willy Bird Turkeys
Probably the best free-range turkeys in the state. You can order
them from this website. Famous for their quality and taste.
What can you do with these tantalizing seeds? Should you chew
and swallow or spit them out after getting out all the juice?
From appetizers to desserts.
California Carbonara Potato Skins
Deep-fried potato skins tossed with McCormick California Style
Garlic Powder and topped with Alfredo sauce, crumbled bacon,
shredded Parmesan cheese, and sliced scallions.
de Cuisine: Potato Recipes
The newly developed White Rose (California long white) grown
only in Arizona and California, is becoming a popular all-purpose
Sweet potato Recipes
Come try Crispy Sweet potato Wedges, Sweet potato Leek, Sweet potato
Chicken Oriental and other great recipes from the The Sweet Potato
Council of California.
T. Marzetti has a plant on Yosemite Dr. Here are recipes that
feature their dressings.
Group of America subsidiary McCabe's Quality Foods , Inc.
Seasonal recipes from this Milpitas food distributor. Restaurant
These rolls are great to bring to parties, as everyone with be
impressed with how beautiful and yummy they are. They are also
Rice Commission: Recipes
Specialty varieties of rice grown in California can be used in
each of these recipes.
Rice Oil Company Recipes
As this page grows we will be adding recipes from well known
chefs and other users of rice bran oil.
Ronald Reagan's favorite rice recipe. (From when he was governor.)
Seafood Council Seafood Recipes
Chef John Pisto created and prepared these recipes in a special
series of 6 shows highlighting California Seafood and local fishermen.
Lobster Chef's Kitchen
Tips and tricks for buying and cooking seafood. Interactive.
Juicy summer recipes
Make the most of the season's finest with our round-up of Delia's
brightest berry recipes.
Recipes: Palate Pleasing!
If you really want to indulge, preview the quick and easy recipes
we've included to please your palate. From dips and drinks, to
salads and sauces, to glorious glazes, toppings, pies and cakes,
we've got the goods on cooking with strawberries. The California
Asparagus "tips," recipes, and even a fun page for
California Tomato Growers
Check the Chef's Recipes for elegant recipes featuring California tomatoes from 4-star restaurants around the world.
California Zucchini Quiche
If you are a lacto-ovo vegetarian, here's a great dish to use up that big zucchini.
Famous Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Revenge of the chocolate zucchini bread. To get back at my ex-husband,
I had to use the dessert he loved most. By Paulina Borsook.
California vendor of hot sauces has an abundance of Mexican and
Chinese hot pepper recipes.