Local honey and Meyer lemons combine to make a sweet vinaigrette for early spring greens and herbs.
Cranberries , port and orange zest combine to make a simple jam that can stand alone or be used as a perfect compliment to a soft cheese.
Pear, chocolate and macadamia nut drizzle cake. Yum! A simple loaf cake, using in season pears, perfect for dessert or breakfast.
Want an easy meal? This yummy pasta is made using leftover Roasted Eggplant Dip and simple roasted cherry tomatoes. Key ingredients - in season and fresh from the garden.
Eggplant! My eggplant always seems to hit its peak in the fall. Make this perfect appetizer when you have an abundance of fresh eggplant. Roasted eggplant, fresh lemon and spicy za’atar - yum!
A savory and sweet quick bread made with roasted cherry tomatoes, basil and course salt. A perfect accompaniment for a summer meal!
A simple dish requires the use of the best quality ingredients. This Summer Tomato Pie is a simple dish, where ripe, juicy and bursting with flavor tomatoes are layered with melty cheese, sweet onions, fresh herbs and breadcrumbs.
Oven drying fresh basil is a quick and easy way to preserve summer flavor. Once the basil is dried, give the Jack Daniel’s Marinade a try.
Chive Flower infused vinegar is easy to make. The resulting flavored vinegar can be used in a vinaigrette, recipe included, or on roasted vegetables.
"Mom, I don't know what you did to these cookies but I REALLY like them. They're kind of crispy on the outside but the inside is chewy. Not too sweet and the cherry is a nice surprise."
There is that point where berry season arrives and you still have some of last year's jam on the shelves. This spring berry jam cake is the perfect way to combine the new and the old. For me, it also brings together my two worlds, my California garden and my Rhode Island garden.
A mixed green salad with herbs, radishes and radish pods. It is topped with the Best Dressing Ever Dressing, made with handfuls of garden fresh herbs, yoghurt and fresh lemon juice.
A morning (or, any time of day really) treat that is a cross between a danish and a coffee cake. The bottom and top is similar to a coffee cake - a cake bottom, and a streusel topping. However, the middle consist of a filling similar to a danish - a layer of cream cheese, then a layer of fruit jam.
A fresh salad made from spring garden ingredients and topped with a lemon herb vinaigrette.
Banana bread inspired by the southern classic hummingbird cake. A simpler version for a morning ramble about the garden.
Smoky and tender slow cooked kalua pork with cabbage. Serve with a scoop of white rice, potato salad and a side of aloha!
Yes, it can happen! Receive all the healthful benefits of Kale while actually enjoying eating your salad.
Need a dessert that is gluten free and vegan without giving up flavor? This adult strawberry crumble is your answer.
Roasting the butternut squash and carrots give this soup not only natural sweetness but a beautiful deep orange color. Added ginger and applesauce bring a little kick and zing to the party!
Roasted turnips with preserved lemon, an easy method to use with any root vegetable.
Making preserved lemons is the most simple preservation method and a perfect way to save extra citrus during the season.
Your senses will travel to North Africa with this Moroccan inspired dish delivering fragrant spices with tart, sweet and salty flavors..
Chocolate orange brownies made from a simple recipe and adding chopped candied orange peel and chopped dark chocolate.
Candied Orange Peel for a sweet treat or for use in baking. It is perfect chopped and added to brownies!
A popular dish in Taiwan, commonly prepared with chicken. This recipe switches it up with comforting umami flavors of mushrooms and zucchini.
A simple garden fresh salad made by layering orange slices, red onion and young celery stalks. Finished with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt.
An old fashioned upside down cake made using fresh persimmons and brown sugar. A yummy garden inspired dessert, best served warm with whipped cream or ice cream.