Zucchini – End of Summer Bounty!

In the summer garden, zucchini is the gift that keeps on giving!  Plant it once and watch it take off!  As a child my parents converted the back half of our large backyard to a garden.  They composted, tilled and planted and all summer long we enjoyed the bounty!  Corn, tomatoes, lettuces, beans and zucchini, zucchini . . . → Read More: Zucchini – End of Summer Bounty!

A Visit to C.J.Olson Cherries

Wow! What a wonderful trip to this icon of fruit farms in Sunnyvale, California! A group of us visited C.J.Olson Cherries www.cjolsoncherries.com for a tour of their orchard and retail store. We were joined by Kellie an employee of Martha Stewart who has recently moved to San Francisco from New York. Our guide . . . → Read More: A Visit to C.J.Olson Cherries

Salmon Spells Summer!

Salmon is one of my favorite fish to prepare and to enjoy! One of my fondest memories spent with my mom who recently passed was going to the Santa Cruz boardwalk and getting a nice big piece of freshly smoked salmon to share while watching the people fishing on the pier . . . → Read More: Salmon Spells Summer!