It’s time for some major recipe inspiration for fig season! I’m excited to share this delightful round-up of unique and delicious fig recipes. Figs have two seasons; quick season in early summer and a second crop that starts in late summer and goes through fall. Figs are such a beautiful fruit with multiple varieties ranging… [read more]
This week my mom, sister and I ventured to San Francisco with my kids to check out the Ferry Building Marketplace and Farmers Market. Although Tuesday isn’t the best market day (Saturday is) there was still a lot of beautiful produce and goodies for sale. We were delighted by the discovery of peacotums (which are a… [read more]
This year I planted my first real garden. Rick built two beds for me and although I started out a little late in the season and have had a few casualties, overall my garden is doing pretty well. My beans, cucumbers, eggplants, oregano, parsley, thyme, carrots, butternut squash, zucchini & summer squash, collard greens, swiss… [read more]
I know that beets are one of those love them or hate them type of vegetable, what camp do you fall in? I usually LOVE them. I especially loved them when I was pregnant with Adelaide; literally I couldn’t get enough of them and ate them plain, in smoothies, salads and pizzas. And hopefully this isn’t TMI, (if it is consider yourself forewarned)
I didn’t appreciate pomegranates as a child even though I grew up with a pomegranate tree in my backyard; I was too busy joining my older brothers in throwing them as hard as we could against our fence and watching them splatter. Now every time I pay 2+ dollars per pomegranate I want to scold my old self for being so wasteful. Pomegranates have become one of my favorite fruits and I’ve passed my love for them onto my children who can down pomegranates like it’s going out of style.