Lemon Chiffon Cup Cakes with Fresh Berries

Courtesy of Martha Stewart Photo: Marcus Nilsson

What to do in your Spring Garden

April in the Garden Chef Debbi will be presenting a seminar, ‘Al Fresco Mothers Day Brunch’, at the South Coast Plaza Garden Show on Sat. April 25th, 12:30 in the…

Easter Potatoes

   

Companion Planting

What is Companion Planting   Two or more plant types as to be beneficial to each other. Companion planting will help with pest control, higher yields, healthier soil and to keep…

Drunken Corned Beef

The Irish in All of Us Not all corned beef recipes are created equal. We’ve all had ‘just’ corned beef and we’ve all had ‘ok’ corned beef. But how many…

Artichoke Dip

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Artichokes!

Spring is nearly here and with it comes lovely artichokes. Even thought there are many ways to prepare a fresh artichoke, most people fall back to either boiling/steaming them or…

Why You Should Grow Your Own Organic Potatoes

The Potato: One of EWG’s Dirty Dozen By: Connie Rosemont (Only Organic) The potato is a great food – calorie-dense and rich in nutrients like vitamin B6, vitamin C, potassium…

Growing Potatoes in Your Edible Garden

How To Grow Potatoes: by Dan Lake, Peaceful Valley employee Since I was 12 years old, my family has grown about 4 or 5 different varieties of potatoes in our…

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Most chocolate covered strawberries, if just dipped in melted chocolate, will crack when you bite into them. Here’s a recipe for Ganache Covered Strawberries that can be refrigerated and eaten…