Growing herbs is a way to grow plants with many uses. With limited space and restricted water, we want to grow plants to pull double duty. Creating a garden that is beautiful and useful is easier than you think. With the right choices, you could have a garden that produces edible flowers and plants, attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, and is easy to plant and grow, requiring less water, and rarely has insect problems.Read More
This was definately “farm to table”, since we actually went to the farm. Artichokes are grown around Santa Cruz, and these were from the cliffs overlooking the Pacific. The aioli was made with rosemary and garlic olive oil. Garlic olive oil is a great thing to have on hand. We make it by slowly cooking garlic in oil on the stovetop at the lowest temperature possible, for about an hour, and then keeping it in the refrigerator for safe keepingRead More
Crostini with fresh pea puree then topped with pea tendrils and flowers from the garden.