Erin Bianchi

Erin Bianchi

Erin Bianchi is a registered dietitian from Northern California. She has a huge passion for local agriculture and fermented foods. Erin owns Cook, a kitchen boutique in Red Bluff, CA, that carries kitchen tools, local foods, beer and wine.


    Posts by Erin Bianchi

    Localicious: Salsa, Family Style!

    Salsa is a summer staple in our house, and we don’t just use it as a dip for chips. We add salsa to tacos, salads, baked potatoes, burgers, fajitas, eggs, and so much more. Salsa is super easy to make and there are not too many specifics - as long as there are tomatoes, onions, and chilies in your sauce it’s considered salsa. Salsa variations … [Read more...]

    Localicious: Easy Campsite Cooking

    Camping season is underway! If you’re anything like me, making meals from an ice chest and camp stove can be a bit daunting. Below are some simple go-to recipes that are easy to prep ahead and fun to eat outdoors. Oatmeal Energy Bites These no-bake healthy snacks are easy to bring with you and can keep hungry campers satisfied between meals. … [Read more...]

    Kitchen Gadgets That Help Make Cooking Fun

    Instead of our typical Localicious column, this month we present fun kitchen gadgets to help the whole family be inspired in the kitchen! We found a little inspiration ourselves in visiting some local kitchen stores and trying out the products below. To check out any of these items in person, keep your dollars local and visit the area’s kitchen … [Read more...]

    Localicious: For the Love of Pizza

    Happy February! February is one of my favorite foodie months for reasons like National Pancake Week, Pistachio Day, Celebration of Chocolate Month, and so much more. Heart Health Month and the Great American Pizza Bake both happen to land in February and I couldn’t be happier about combining them for this month’s Localicious feature. My mind … [Read more...]