Chef Brett Cooper was nice enough to let us into his kitchen as he prepared a pairing to go with our Farmhouse Pale with Plums. What he came up with was simply delicious: local black cod atop a mix of seasonal beans with a mushroom-umeboshi stock. Here is how he put the dish together:
Local black cod is seared, then moved to the oven to finish.
Twin Girls Farm is an amazing place. Located just southeast of Fresno against the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, it’s a patchwork quilt of organic farmland pieced together over several decades by the Sanchez family. Nestled in the quiet town of Yettem, California (population 211!), Nacho and his wife Cassi run a great operation—one they take great pride in showing off. On a hot, late summer day in September, we drove down to walk through the orchards, taste