Category Archives: garden

In the garden…

How is it that we’re planting tomatoes and peppers and basil already? It’s starting to feel like summer and it’s not even May. I’ve started craving tomato-mozzarella salads, scrambled eggs with poblanos, stuffed and fried zucchini blossoms! Whoa… I have … Continue reading

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My Turn!

Remember how nice it was when Dana had the ladies over for lunch? Well, now it was my turn! Lunch, I thought, would be the perfect occasion to highlight Poppy’s and Ginger’s generous gifts to us. As I mentioned in … Continue reading

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Changing season

Our seasons in Santa Monica are a little strange. The sun can be hidden for the entire month of June and we sometimes have heat spells in November. It’s hard to know when the season change happens–unless you look in … Continue reading

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In the garden.

I’m not ready for guava season to be over. It started in late August and is ending just about now. Only a few are left on the tree. I grew up eating pineapple guavas from this very tree, planted by … Continue reading

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Inspiration

One of the best meals I had in Paris was at Le Café des Musées in the Marais. I had been there the year before with my daughter and, sitting at the wide-open, full-length windows, we’d spotted about four or … Continue reading

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In the garden today

It’s a tres huevos day!

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Feeling bad about all the food you thow out?

For those of you who really don’t like to waste food (but maybe find yourselves doing so), I have one word for you: Chickens. Giving them the leftovers makes you feel better about accidentally overbuying. You can compost, of course, … Continue reading

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