LA or CA?

Friday was our first garden swap of 2019. After literally months of being rained out, the skies cleared and the neighborhood came together on a perfect CA evening.  Stepping through the gate, however, you could swear you were in New Orleans, LA.  Hidden Continue reading

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Lucky in Love

The first Garden Swap of 2018 took place just before St. Patrick’s Day. Therefore, neighbors were instructed to draw inspiration from the holiday and bring green food. Enter Avocado Toast (more on this later).

What we weren’t prepared for was the surprise that awaited us. Frankly, one half of our Garden Swap hosts were not prepared either… Continue reading

Provencale

Could I have been inspired by my “work” trip to France?  Maybe, or was it the red tomato looking at me wondering how I would use it.  Immediately, my mind went to work.  Provencale means any dish cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil.  I had those such ingredients in my kitchen one random weeknight, and so Swordfish Provencale was born.  So easy and so good, this is a perfect weeknight meal. Continue reading