Fourth of July Treats

By July 4, 2015 Recipes
Blueberry Limeade

Looking for a different take on some classic Fourth of July treats?  Here are two of my favorites:

Ditch the plan ole lemonade for this Blueberry Limeade:

Blueberry Limeade

Nothing says Forth of July desert like a classic red velvet.  Try this Deconstructed Red Velvet Cake with fresh berries to add a patriotic twist:

deconstructed red velvet cake

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Farmers Market Feature: Country Fresh Herbs

By June 25, 2015 Lifestyle
country fresh herbs

country fresh herbs

I love, love, love stopping by the Country Fresh Herbs stand at the Calabasas Farmers Market on Saturdays.  They have some of the prettiest, hard to find veggies all the time.  In fact, they have items I don’t see at any other stand, like Shisito Peppers and Lemon Cucumbers.  And their heirloom tomatoes are to die for!!!

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Farmers Market Finds

By June 13, 2015 Lifestyle
armers market_0001

armers market_0001

This weekends Farmers Market finds, from my local market, Calabasas Farmers Market: Saturdays from 8-1

Pink lady Apples, Plucots and Nectarines: Arnett Farms, Fresno
Eggs: Le Bahn Ranch, Temecula
Cappy’s Dry Rub: Cappy’s, Woodland Hills
Roasted Peanuts
Grapes
Heirloom Tomoates and Basil: Country Fresh Herbs
Smoked Almonds and Dry Cherries mix: Verni Farms

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The Valley Hive {and Honey Giveaway}

By June 5, 2015 Lifestyle
the valley hive

the valley hive

The laws in Los Angels are changing and shortly will be reflecting what other major cities have already been practicing: Urban Beekeeping. The Valley Hive, located in Chatsworth, CA is an excellent place to learn about beekeeping, purchase supplies, or utilize many of their other beekeeping services.

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