Elizabeth Poett on “The Ranch Table”

Some young women read fashion magazines, she read seed catalogs, loves a good brownie and she wants you to read “The Ranch Table”. 7th generation rancher Elizabeth Poett takes a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

Welcome Elizabeth Poett:

We’re joined on the Starline by a seventh generation cattle rancher. In “The Ranch Table” she highlights a year on the ranch through harvests, parties and the intimate family dinners. We welcome Elizabeth Poett.

Elizabeth, let’s go Beyond the Mic. After college in Ohio you moved back to Rancho San Julian selling your ranch-raised beef directly to consumers. How big was the responsibility of maintaining the 14,000 acres on the central coast of California not just for today, but for the eighth generation?

You believe in tranquility and not making cooking complicated. How did the selection and adaptation of recipes evolve from the first concept to completion of “The Ranch Table”?

You keep a party notebook on guests, dishes and notes to refer to after the party is long over. Which note is the last one you remember?

How many food journals do you have?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. Recipe of your mom’s that you hold tighter than anything in the world?

2. Best thing about your husband Austin?

3. Last thrift store find?

4. Why you love Clover the lamb so much?

5. The one thing your dad taught you that changed the way you see the world?

6. Most underrated dessert?

7. How many books have you signed over the last month?

8. Recipe that almost didn’t make the book?

Sneaking in One More:

Do you remember an order from one of your regulars while you waitressed your way through the Neighborhood School of the Theater?

One Big Question:

If you could ask your ancestor Jose Antonio Julian De La Guerra one question, what would it be?

Where can people find you online?

The Wrap:

Some young women read fashion magazines, she reads seed catalogs, loves a good brownie and she wants you to read “The Ranch Table”. Elizabeth Poett thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

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