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Meyer Lemon Sundae with Tangelos and Cara Caras

By |2019-03-21T17:41:05+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Dessert, Event, Holiday, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Seasons, Spring, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Oh, is it Mother's Day this Sunday? Here is one of my favorite desserts fro [...]

How to Cut Perfect Persimmon Slices

By |2016-11-18T00:58:55+00:00November 7th, 2013|Categories: Autumn, cooking technique, Fruit, Holiday, Salad, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook, Seasons, Side Dish, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

From a sweet-spicy Fuyu persimmon, that is. This is the type that should be [...]

Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Pecan Salad

By |2016-11-18T00:58:55+00:00October 31st, 2013|Categories: Autumn, cooking technique, Fruit, Holiday, Salad, Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook, Seasons, Side Dish, Uncategorized, Vegetables, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here's the anti-Waldorf of autumn salads. I serve it every Thanksgiving bec [...]

Why We Need School Gardens

By |2016-11-18T00:58:56+00:00October 11th, 2013|Categories: Chefs, Gardens, Uncategorized, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When I was a little girl, my East Hollywood elementary school had a robust [...]

Where Did the Week Go?

By |2016-11-18T00:58:56+00:00April 25th, 2013|Categories: Cooking Demo, Event, Santa Monica Farmers' Market, Spring, Uncategorized, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By the looks of the photo above, you might think I spent this week frolicki [...]

Happy Birthday, Dear Trees

By |2016-11-18T00:58:57+00:00January 25th, 2013|Categories: Culinary History, Farms, Fruit, Gardens, Holiday, Seasons, Uncategorized, Winter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s Tu B’Shvat this weekend, the Jewish holiday that honors the annual reb [...]

Campania: Lemons, Tomatoes, Zucchini, and Eggplant

By |2016-11-18T00:58:57+00:00July 11th, 2012|Categories: Farmers' market, Main dish, Salad, Seasons, summer, Travel, Uncategorized, Vegetables|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

First, let me just say I was too busy eating, drinking and living la dolce [...]