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…

Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Most fruits and vegetables have a season, a time when they are picked and rushed to the market to maintain flavor and nutrition but when one talks about citrus it…

Citrus Olive Oil Cake

 

Paella for a Crowd

PAELLA FOR A CROWD Having a houseful of people for days at a time can be tough to figure out just what to feed everyone. I love quick and easy…

Summer Ceviche

Ceviche with Avocado and Tomato Broth Serves 4, approximately 1          pound white fish halibut, red snapper, sole, 2         teaspoons mild or hot pepper 2          tablespoons cilantro, minced 1          tablespoon shallot,…

Bulb Basics

As we prepare for fall planting season, we’re going back to bulb school. Follow these tips from the experts to ensure successful planting and bulb longevity! Always plant bulbs pointed…

Wine Harvest Lunch

The drought and the warmest temperatures in California’s recorded history have once again brought about an early wine grape harvest all over Ca. From Napa, Sonoma to Paso Robles, Los…

Windrose Farm

Farm, Food and Wine Tour including a visit to the magical Windrose Farm

Oven Roasted Tomatoes

  Store these tomatoes in a jar covered with olive oil, use a lemon olive oil if desired. For a quick appetizer see below.   1         pound Roma tomatoes,…

What do you do with all those Tomatoes?

  There are many ways to save your harvest and if you have more tomatoes than you know what to do with here are some ideas.   First and foremost…