Santa Maria Certified Farmer’s Market

Santa Maria Certified Farmer's Market

Whether I’m at home or traveling, I always love stopping at farmer’s markets. While on a recent trip to the Santa Maria Valley, I just happened to be at the right place at the right time. While driving through town,…

Far Western Tavern in Orcutt, California

Far Western Tavern in Orcutt, California

When it comes to food, the Santa Maria Valley is known for their meat. At Far Western Tavern meat and Santa Maria style BBQ is definitely the specialty of the house. They call the food style ‘contemporary California ranch cuisine,’…

Foxen Vineyard and Winery in Santa Maria

Foxen Vineyard and Winery in Santa Maria

Do you know Foxen? Foxen Vineyards are located in the beautiful Santa Maria Valley. The Mediterranean climate creates the ideal growing conditions needed to produce excellent wine. The winery was founded by the “Foxen Boys,” Dick Dore and Bill Wathen,…

Easy & Delicious Peruvian Salmon Meal

Easy & Delicious Peruvian Salmon Meal

Don’t you love a good home cooked meal? Now, it’s even easier than ever to create a delicious meal, even if you are short of time. Prep+Pared Meals are available at select Ralph’s and Kroger grocery stores. I picked mine…