Chocolate With a Cause: Get to know the Heirloom Cacao Preservation

Here at Caputo’s, we believe wholeheartedly in flavor. We celebrate the power of flavor’s ability to tell stories about the world in which we live and eat. It shapes our ...

Stew Season

It’s finally here. The chill we expect to arrive mid-September may be late, but it has come. The best part about the first weeks of cold is the slow, steady ...

Fall With Us – Testun al Foglie di Castagno

Fall is a special time in the life cycle of plant life. Perennials gently nestle into hibernation while we kiss some of our favorite sweet annual plants goodbye. While it ...

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Tower of Terroir, Part 4: Caputo’s Cheese Cave presents Double Skull Taleggio

Here’s some food for thought. What happens when we die? Eternal darkness, the void, pure nothing? Or is there life beyond the veil, a Refresh button for existense? And most importantly, what the hell does this have to do with cheese? Fear not, for we have seen the afterlife, it is alive and well, it […]

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Tower of Terroir, Part 3: OmNom Coffee + Milk Bar

  If you’ve been following our Tower of Terroir series over the last week, then you know we’ve been obsessing over all things Halloween. In between the spider-webbing of our front doors, carving of crooked-teethed pumpkins, and brainstorming costume ideas (pretty sure I’m going with Disco Bunny), we’ve shared a couple pretty killer recipes. We’ve […]

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Tower of Terroir, Part 2: Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned

#PSL, we love you and your squealing, iPhone-wielding, UGG-booted superfans, but this year we’re opting for something with just a little more kick to get us in the mood for fall. Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate all things grim and ghoulish than with a strong, pumpkin-spiced cocktail? As […]

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Tower of Terroir: Squid Ink Pasta with Spicy Nduja Sauce

Squid ink pasta is one of those things that is always made the same way: squid ink pasta with some sort of seafood-y sauce and protein. I sat here for a good week trying to decide how I would make a recipe for one of this month’s Cravings unique while still fitting it into that box […]

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Ask Matt: Why Amano?

“Ask Matt Caputo” is an ongoing feature where Matt answers commonly asked questions from the market. This week, he discusses our annual Chocolate Festival and this year’s featured chocolate maker, Amano. Q: What made you decide to feature Amano for this year’s Chocolate Festival and how is Amano different from other craft chocolate makers? A: Amano […]

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Ask Matt: What IS bean to bar chocolate, really?

“Ask Matt Caputo” is an ongoing feature where Matt answers commonly asked questions from the market. This week, he discusses the true meaning of bean to bar or craft chocolate. Q: How would you define bean-to-bar chocolate and what sort of flavors can we expect from craft chocolate? Do you recommend any coffee and chocolate pairings? A: […]

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Hot Days, Hotter Cravings

Hello sunshine, hello swimming pools. Hello icy cocktails, hello sundresses, HELLOOOO SUMMER. It’s here, finally. My most favorite season has arrived. The Downtown Farmer’s Market is just around the corner, my outdoor pool of choice is open, outdoor concerts abound across the valley, and I’ve already had my first barbecue of the season. For me, […]

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How to Spoil Mom, Caputo’s Style

Moms deserve a day of spoiling, and it is our duty to do so. After all the dirty diapers, temper tantrums, homework help, fighting over curfew, learning to live alone, and then finally realizing she was right all along, it’s fair to say she is owed more than a few indulgences. Here’s what our moms […]

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Baked Adelle + Apricot Rose Jam

So there I was, happily noshing away at a slice of Adelle in my kitchen. I’m relishing in the funky flavor, fresh texture, and all around amazingness that has been created by Ancient Heritage creamery in Portland, Oregon. The mix of sheep and cow’s milk make this both creamy and flaky in texture, sweet and […]

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Pretty in Pink: Flowers & Cacao Pavlova

I will never consider myself to be the kind of person who skips dessert. I love to celebrate birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions with a homemade dessert. It’s a fun way for me to contribute some of my TLC to a deserving friend or family member that everyone can enjoy.  That said, I’ve grown […]

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