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I never got to learn from my maternal great grandmother how too cook or how to harvest food from the wild, I never got to learn from my paternal great...
António Garcia has been farming successfully for over seven decades. His guiding principle? Topsoil. Meet one of the local farmers whose produce supplies the Zapata Ranch kitchen.
Don’t start until you finish, don’t be afraid to ask, and other advice on starting a small-scale growing operation from consultant and educator Kirk Gadzia.
Meet Abby, a member of a seventh-generation Colorado agricultural family who has planted our first Zapata garden.
This year holidays may be taking a different form than usual, so we asked some of our ranch staff how they would be spending Thanksgiving this year and have compiled...
For six years, Nick Chambers, aka Chef Funghi, has managed Valley Roots Food Hub, a distributor of locally grown produce located in Mosca, Colorado. Besides supplying truly local produce to...
Feeding hungry guests after a long day of ranch work is no small task, but Chase Kelley is no stranger […]
Welcome to your new favorite introduction piece on the oh-so delicious thing that we call barbecue! I’m going to walk you through some dos and don’ts when it comes to...
The addition of rice flour to the dredge in this recipe creates a nice crisp double dredged breading.
We have a wild rhubarb plant growing behind an old building at Zapata, so last week I harvested some of the rhubarb and made a simple compote that goes great...
This recipe makes one 8 inch galette or two 4 inch galettes.
These muffins work well with any type of juicy berries. The muffins look very impressive if you use a jumbo […]
This is the easiest and most versatile dough we work with at Zapata. We usually keep a batch of this […]
This onion tart is made up of two versatile parts, both of which can be adapted for many other uses.
This hummus recipe is slightly modified from the incredibly popular Zahav cookbook by Michael Solomnov.
Living in New York City has amazing cultural advantages, but having outdoor garden space is extremely rare. In the 14 years we’ve lived here we’ve figured out creative hacks for...
Anyone familiar with cornbread seems to have a preferred version, usually derived from the region they’re from or the type they grew up eating. This version seems to be a...
This salsa can be made two ways. One version is chunkier and only uses six ingredients. The second version is smoother, spicier, uses sevenish ingredients, and takes a few more...
Our Zapata chef Chase Kelly bakes these cookies just before check-in and places them in guests’ rooms moments before their arrival so they’re greeted by the smell of freshly baked...