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Tuesday Tip: Fresh Herbs

Even though I grow herbs in my garden, there are always times for whatever reason that I don’t have what I need and buy a bunch of fresh herbs at the store.


Tip: Kabocha Squash and Halloween Safety

A big sharp knife slicing through a huge, tough, wobbly, oblong-shaped pumpkin can be downright intimidating. But the work is worth it, because kabocha squash is absolutely delicious.

Tomatoes…and more Tomatoes

All summer I have been waiting for a garden bounty of tomatoes. Santa Barbara finally got some nice summer heat and ta-da!…I found myself with five enormous plants all heavy laden with beautiful, delicious tomatoes at the same time. Great! Great. Great? My tomato windfall coincided with school starting, a full calendar of non-profit events […]