Pâté Preview

Have you ever wondered how to make that mysterious and delicious dish, pâté? Well, stick around because in the next few weeks Our Localtopia and Alicia Hitchcock will be releasing our newest culinary video, a how-to on pâté creation! Watch this site for more info, and check out this teaser shot of the pâté that was made!


Sophisticated Summer BBQ Class Recap and Recipe Booklet

Hello Thursdays in the Kitchen Friends! Here is the recipe booklet from class tonight and a few pictures of the action! Share it with your friends….

Thanks for coming!

Sophisticated Summer BBQ Recipe Booklet





Hosting an Outdoor Garden Party Class Recap & Recipe Booklets Announcement!

Class was conducted in The Potting Shed, the Fullerton Arboretum's garden shop.
Class was conducted in The Potting Shed, the Fullerton Arboretum’s garden shop.

Two Thursdays ago (May 16th), the Fullerton Arboretum’s Thursdays in the Kitchen classes took on a new venue… the outdoors! Thursdays in the Kitchen is typically held in the Arboretum’s catering kitchen, but the gorgeous late spring weather coaxed this class into the open air… Continue reading “Hosting an Outdoor Garden Party Class Recap & Recipe Booklets Announcement!”

The Fullerton Foundry Recaps Spring Farm Dinner at the Fullerton Arboretum

The Spring Farm Dinner in full swing.

The good folks at Fullerton Foundry have a great post recapping the food and events of the Fullerton Arboretum’s Spring Farm Dinner. Take a gander at the first paragraph and click through the link to read the rest:

“All across the nation, the locavore generation has been driving the dining experience to a whole new level. Although the seasonal and artisanal mantra rings loud at most respectable restaurants, it’s a lot more enjoyable to eat at the source — especially when that source is in the very field where your dinner was grown. Farm to fork gatherings have been bolstering the relationship between the garden and the food on our plate; celebrating the magnificence of our pastoral scene. At the same time, it has also generated great awareness regarding the importance and vitality of our own agricultural community and the delicious, wholesome and abundant bounty it provides us.

In the vein of Outstanding in the Field and Plate & Pitchfork, the Fullerton Arboretum hosted a Spring Farm Dinner right on their idyllic grounds…. (read more at http://fullertonfoundry.com/2013/04/spring-farm-dinner/ )”

Alicia Hitchcock’s Famous Cherry Pie (In Video Form!)

Alicia Hitchcock of Brea’s Alicia’s Cookery and Catering visited Cathy Thomas’ kitchen recently and made this delicious looking cherry pie. Check out this video to watch the recipe unfold and learn helpful techniques from these cooking experts!

Read on for the full recipe for the pie crust and filling… Continue reading “Alicia Hitchcock’s Famous Cherry Pie (In Video Form!)”