Tag Archives: Santa Barbara Farmers Market

appetizer

Bites of Honey

I love, adore and crave honeycomb. It’s the starting point for an easy and special appetizer.

warm radicchio

Warm Radicchio Salad

I’ve always associated radicchio with cold winter months, but for the first time, I’ve managed to successfully grow summer radicchio.

platter of beans and dip

Farmers Market Find: Dragon Tongue Beans

I wait for these beans every year to add their crazy color and awesome crunch to my early summer veggie platters. This year, back in March, I decided to plant some myself.

Lemon Verbena Iced Tea

Recently, my newly planted lemon verbena plants were “flourishing” almost too much. There were stalks shooting out in every direction, and the whole thing looked a bit unruly. So, I decided give my plants a little trim (no blow-out needed). I simply snipped the stalks at exactly the same height throughout each plant, leaving me with a bundle of lemon verbena leaves that smelled so delicious,