Category: summer

+

Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

During the summer months when the humidity starts creeping up and begins to be oppressive we struggle to find food that is cold to eat. There is that rumor out there that if you eat hot soup on an equally hot day that it will regulate your body temperature. This may very well be true but when you are in the midst of misery … Read More Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

+

Autumn is Coming

As we look out the window we see the days getting shorter and the leaves are starting to turn ever so slightly. The temperatures are going from the heat of summer to the coolness of Autumn and with it, flower season is starting to close. The bright colors are still in our field but soon we will miss the brightness of the season everywhere … Read More Autumn is Coming

+

Edible Bouquets

Some of the bouquets we make are filled with edible flowers and herbs. We have grown some unique varieties of edible flowers and herbs on the farm so we can use them in regular bouquets but so we can also make completely edible bouquets. The completely edible bouquets can be used throughout the week to add flavor and color to home cooked meals. Fresh … Read More Edible Bouquets

+

Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake

Bruce and I started a semi week off. I say semi because we never get a real week off without a client having some sort of an emergency. Such is life for a business owner. Plus I have projects in the midst of approvals. Definitely, slowing down this week and focusing on us and all the small moments. We started the week venturing through … Read More Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake

+

Zucchini Casserole

Summers, as a kid in the 1980s, were filled with long days in the pool with my cousins. If you listen close enough I think whispers of Marco can still be heard to this day floating over the pool with inevitable Polo replies hanging in the air. One classic game known to a select few would be bucking bronco. Perhaps not a well known … Read More Zucchini Casserole

+

Relaxing & Planning

This week we are taking some time off for the 4th of July Week and enjoying the warm weather and quiet moments of relaxation. Planting is all but done and now it is just time to watch the flowers grow. We may be doing some late season sowing soon to give us a little more inventory for later in the season so stay tuned … Read More Relaxing & Planning

+

Poppies, Hydrangeas & Zinnias

As the seasons change from Spring to Summer the planting time dwindles and we wait patiently for the flowers to grow. A week goes by then another and we see them grow slowly throwing out shoots and greenery, teasing us with what is about to come. Then the weather changes and the heat index rises along with rain showers that wash over the fields. … Read More Poppies, Hydrangeas & Zinnias

+

Avocado Scrambled Egg Breakfast Pizza

A few years back I received an OONI pizza oven for my birthday. I had never heard of one before but the minute that I saw it I was fascinated. “You mean I can make a pizza in 60 seconds in this little stainless steel pizza oven?” Truth be told I was skeptical at first but as I used it more I started to … Read More Avocado Scrambled Egg Breakfast Pizza

+

Raspberry Sunrise

Saturday’s are back underway this summer! All of our friends are vaccinated and ready to roll. Yay! We’ve been meeting most Saturdays for cocktails for a few years now. The pandemic and winter didn’t stop us. I’ll share some of our Winter shenanigans later. We adapted through pandemic with smaller gatherings, single serve munchies and cocktails to reduce sharing and double dipping issues. Now … Read More Raspberry Sunrise

+

Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

This summer, I’m all about the bites and cupcakes. Watching our calories makes me very conscious of every little thing I put in my mouth. Being on Noom for over a month has taught me that I can eat what I want but not always as much as I’m accustomed to and also that if I overindulge in one meal I’ll be paying for … Read More Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

+ Gumbo

Gumbo

In the mid 1990’s I was fortunate enough to have traveled to New Orleans twice. They were both high school trips for, I hate to admit, marching band which I played the clarinet (quit laughing). We were a small school band that was able to march in a couple of the Mardi Gras parades including the largest, The Krewe of Endymion. I think the … Read More Gumbo

+ Orange Scones

Orange Scones

Orange Scone Recipe Scone Ingredients 2 cups Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda 2 Tsp Cream of Tartar 1/2 cup Sugar or Stevia 2/3 cup Milk 1/2 cup Butter Icing Ingredients 1 cup Confectionery Sugar 1 tbsp Orange Juice 1 tsp Orange Extract 1 Orange’s Zest Directions Preheat Oven to 350 Prepare Baking Sheets with Parchment Paper Add Scone Ingredients into your mixer and mix … Read More Orange Scones