than successful turns at domestic science.
No wonder that it took me years to appreciate the nuances of home preserved food.But happily today I am a convert!
That is why I am so delighted with our new "foodie" neighbor...
This inspired food concept business was created by the husband and wife team, Todd and Jordan Champagne. Well-known on the local outdoor organic market scene, they are producers and retailers of fine preserves and canned goods sourced from local organic produce. Recently they opened shop in Pacific Grove, CA.
There in a state-of-the-art professional open-view kitchen, they prepare their popular Happy Girl Kitchen products, which are sold in-house and on-line,
Home Canning and Preserving Techniques.
Workshops on Raspberries, Blackberries and Strawberries; Heirloom Tomatoes; Apples, Pears and Quince; Pickles; and Marmalades.
A cosy cafe serves excellent teas and coffee, and delicious old-fashioned cinnamon buns.
Proponents of "food that feeds your soul", the owners are very community minded, and envision this space as a multi-functional food event center.