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Autumn Pasta Salad with Butternut Squash and Kale

We love this pasta salad when the seasons change. Tomatoes and basil make way for butternut squash and kale. This recipe is also wonderful with Community Grains Fusilli Pasta. Pasta Salads are all about flexibility. Have fun with changing the … Continue reading

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Gomiti with Squash & Ricotta Cheese

we’re fans of this simple and healthy dish that displaces some of the usual cheddar with nutritious and comforting Butternut squash. If mac & cheese is a staple side-dish of your Thanksgiving spread this might be one you’ll want to try.

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Gomiti & Cheese with Broccoli and Chicken

A standard, loveable mac and cheese with some broccoli and chicken thrown in for good measure. Kids will eat this up, we promise.

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Pasta with Greens & Leeks

This dish is inspired by Carla Lalli Music‘s post How to Make Pasta Without A Recipe. We love the time-saving tip of cooking the greens along with the pasta. Even though our inner-nutritionist is lecturing us about the vitamins in … Continue reading

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Whole-Wheat Pappardelle with Arugula Pesto and Corn

Recipe by Oliveto Restaurant’s Executive Chef, Jonah Rhodehamel As seen in the October 2013 issue of Food & Wine Magazine Serves 4 Prep time: 40 minutes 2 cups loosely packed wild arugula (about 1 ounce), plus more arugula for garnish … Continue reading

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Attention Locovores!

We are excited to announce that Community Grains dried pastas and heirloom beans are now available through Good Eggs!

If you are not familiar, Good Eggs is a nifty lil’ outfit that is helping smaller, artisan food makers, farmers, and ranchers reach a wider customer base through…

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Introducing ‘Old World White’ pastas

Our Old World White flour is Hard Amber Durum whole grain flour, stone-milled on a low temperature granite wheel in Woodland, CA. Less than 5% of the bran is sifted out and virtually all of the germ remains intact. This is how flour was milled for centuries before the advent of roller mills and how it is still done at many smaller, artisanal mills in Italy….

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Recipe Wednesday: Linguine and Meatballs

Meatballs are one of the easiest, tastiest meal ideas out there…Here we use ricotta for its mild and creamy flavor, which makes for a tender meatball that melds excellently with the tomato sauce and the flavor profile of our hard red winter linguine…..

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Torie’s Pasta Salad

Every time we do a demo we always make Torie’s pasta salad. It’s delicious and vegan and just about every single person who sampled this asked …

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Wheat Tasting – A first step towards creating a vocabulary

On January 10, we hosted a wheat tasting at Oliveto Restaurant in Oakland, CA. Our plan wast to begin establishing some basic vocabulary for how to talk about the flavor components of wheat and flour and well as discern how those components vary between different varieties.
In attendance were some of the most highly-tuned palates we know including:…

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