“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf

Happy Spring!

Happy Spring!

Written By Jennifer DutyHappy Spring Everyone! A time of renewal and rebirth. Spring is a great time of year. Flowers emerge. Trees open up and the landscape becomes dark, rich, green. New energy. Longer hours outside. The sun is warm and bright. Spring showers are light and welcome to clean...

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Please spread love and joy every day.

Please spread love and joy every day.

Happy Valentines Day 2020Written By Jennifer DutyHappy Valentines Day Everyone. Please spread love and joy every day.Chocolate Guinness CakeOne of the ways I spread love and joy is through baking. I love to bake. It makes me happy. This recipe can be used for Valentine's Day or St Patrick’s Day,...

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CHEF SALT FOR 2020

CHEF SALT FOR 2020

12/30/2019 Written By Jennifer Duty Happy New Year to all! 2020. Pacific Flake is busy getting ready for the 45th Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. January 19-21, 2020. The Winter Fancy Food Show is huge. I never get to see all of it. I am amazed at the...

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What’s on the Table at Pacific Flake-Thanksgiving 2019

What’s on the Table at Pacific Flake-Thanksgiving 2019

Written by Jennifer Duty I know in California we are reeling from reoccurring fires, 6- and 7-day power outages, mandatory evacuations, no cellphone or internet service, poor air quality, and 80 to 90-degree weather, but it is time to think about the holidays. Our family does one holiday at a...

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Apples, Apples, Apples.

Apples, Apples, Apples.

What’s on the Table at Pacific Flake By Jennifer Duty I got a recent notice from my local co-op that they had 23 different kinds of apples available. Most were grown locally. Crazy. What to do with all these apples? Some apples are made to eat and some are made...

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