Tag: cooking

Savor the Harvest!

Savor the Harvest!

| September 29, 2019 | Reply

In a recent video, “Savor the Harvest,” I taste test my two fig varieties, plum liqueur, a hot chili from Sicily, harvest calyxes from roselle hibiscus and much more. It is a video I hope you will watch, like and share. I share this newspaper clipping of my mother, who is going downhill fast. Her […]

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Sugarcane Chicken Kabobs

Sugarcane Chicken Kabobs

| September 18, 2019 | Reply

My guest, Jacq Davis, master gardener and chef, makes Sugarcane Chicken Kabobs in the first part of a series of videos during Jacq’s recent visit. She selected a recipe to utilize the sugarcane I had just harvested in the garden. I hope you enjoy this mouthwatering recipe. Sugarcane Chicken Kabobs ~ Ingredients ~ 16 slices […]

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Quinoa, Plum and Avocado Salad

Quinoa, Plum and Avocado Salad

| August 28, 2019 | Reply

Recently, I created a video using my homegrown plums from a quinoa, plum and avocado salad recipe by my friend Valentina at Cooking on the Weekends. The sweet and savory ingredients pair nicely with the texture of the quinoa, and avocado makes any salad worthwhile! I hope you watch (click photo) and check out Valentina’s […]

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Nothing Better than Cooking from the Garden

Nothing Better than Cooking from the Garden

| August 7, 2019 | Reply

There’s nothing better than cooking from the garden! Several of my subscribers asked for more cooking videos, and, because I had the biggest plum harvest in 25 years, I delivered! Please watch my recent plum cooking videos as well as a guest, Lynne Dunlap, cooking lemon curd in my kitchen! Recent travel included attending the […]

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Best Fig Jam Recipe, Super Easy!

Best Fig Jam Recipe, Super Easy!

| August 26, 2017 | 2 Replies

This is the best fig jam recipe! Figs are in season and my brown turkey fig tree is producing 6 to 7 huge figs a day. I decided to make my first cooking video. Please watch and let me know if you like it! This recipe is adapted from Russ Parsons, The California Cook, at […]

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Paleo Poppyseed Blueberry Banana Ginger Muffins

Paleo Poppyseed Blueberry Banana Ginger Muffins

| January 9, 2017 | Reply

The title is a mouthful and so were the muffins! I had picked up a bag of Bob’s Red Mill Paleo baking flour a few days ago, and these turned out very tasty! (I see they are out of stock, so it must be a popular item.) Gluten-free, grain-free, bean-free. They have a muffin recipe […]

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Sweet Potato Leek Cream Soup Recipe

Sweet Potato Leek Cream Soup Recipe

| January 6, 2017 | Reply

Here’s my Sweet Potato Leek Cream Soup Recipe! This soup is embarrassingly simple and sweetly delicious. I had ordered purple flesh sweet potatoes from my farm box, and leeks. I’ve made this potato leek soup for 20 years or more, but had never tried it with sweet potatoes. I’m currently out of my homegrown potatoes, so I […]

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Here’s Your Cranberry Ginger Muffin Recipe for the Holidays!

Here’s Your Cranberry Ginger Muffin Recipe for the Holidays!

| December 16, 2016 | 3 Replies

Here’s your Cranberry Ginger Muffin Recipe for the Holidays! As usual, I do most of my cooking on Fridays. After my recent pumpkin muffin success (after a many years hiatus from muffin-making), I was emboldened to try these Cranberry Ginger Muffins today! I balanced the tartness of the raw cranberries with a handful of crystallized […]

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Greens Recipes

Greens Recipes

| April 5, 2016 | Reply

Greens Recipes to go with my latest Late Bloomer, “7 Day Greens Challenge.” I hope you watch this episode where I eat my fresh-picked greens for a week. All the recipes are very simple. Bok Choy or Sweet Potato Leaf Stir-Fry Stir-frying cooks food quickly, so more nutrients stay in food. Sweet potato leaves are […]

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Yummy Potato Salad with Blood Oranges

Yummy Potato Salad with Blood Oranges

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Reply

On Fridays, I make up a few dishes from my farm box. Last Friday was a yummy potato salad with blood oranges. I was asked for the recipe, so here goes. Yummy Potato Salad with Blood Oranges ~ Ingredients ~ 5 medium-sized Yellow Finn potatoes, steamed tender & chunked 4 boiled farm fresh eggs, chopped 2 […]

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