Sonoma County Olive Oil & Meyer Lemon Cake

While briefly living in Northern California, I was lucky enough to visit a private ranch in Sonoma County where about an acres’s worth of grapes grow – enough to make several dozen cases of wine per year, with which among other things grown on-site provide bountiful country picnics with a tasting of several gold andContinue reading “Sonoma County Olive Oil & Meyer Lemon Cake”

Pluot Gallette

Do you ever pass by bakery windows or stare into their cases while waiting for coffee and long to order one of the beautiful treats therein, to enjoy both studying it for its beautiful shapes, colors and texture and eating it for its deliciousness, but stop yourself because it’s too indulgent from, well, all angles?Continue reading “Pluot Gallette”

Triple Berry Hybrid

My berry addiction continues as squeezing in summer recipes feels all the more imperative – the shadows are getting longer earlier in my favorite sunny nook off our kitchen. ¬†To the urgency add a coincidental l stop at a farmer’s market that had an overage of black berries, plus a huge berry sale at WholeContinue reading “Triple Berry Hybrid”