Apples

  Apples are the ultimate fruit, low in calories with no fat, sodium or cholesterol. The pectin in apples actually helps to dissolve the cholesterol in one’s blood stream. High…

Herb Gardening

Starting An Herb Garden An herb garden doesn’t have to be big so you don’t need much space to grow one. You can even start a potted herb garden on…

Hello Fall!

Gordon Skagit Pumpkin Farms It’s starting to feel like fall, I’m sure hoping all the hot days are behind us, they’re not my favorite! I still have great looking tomatoes…

Late Summer/Early Fall Menu’s

While it’s still pretty hot out in So. California it’s hard to go into the kitchen to cook. Here are some light recipes that are quick and easy to prepare.…

Fall Gardening & Cooking

    Even though it still feels like summer (technically it is) fall will be upon us soon. Fall is the best gardening season in Southern California; the ground is…

Too Hot to Cook

I’m guessing you all noticed that summer finally arrived and so did the desire NOT to cook anything. Here are a few recipes to help you navigate through this heat…

Summer Recipes with Herbs

Try these recipes using fresh herbs from your garden! Don’t have an herbs garden? I can teach you, more to come next week!  

Mushroom Risotto with Chicken

Here’s a ‘pantry’ style dish, use leftover or rotisserie chicken, frozen (defrosted) shrimp, lobster or leave all protein out and just enjoy. The best rice to use is Arborio  or …

More Summer Recipes

Summer Recipes Cast Iron Skillet Rib Eye Bay Shrimp Salad Oven Baked Steak Fries Any fruit Crisp

Bay Shrimp Salad