Category: Recipes


Garlic Scapes

Garlic scapes are the shoots that the garlic sends up to flower. They are really pretty or at least I think so! They are a curly shoot with a white-green “flower bud” close to the end. My mom gave me a garlic plant a couple of years ago. Somehow I thought it was some sort of Asian onion that a neighbor had given her. … Read More Garlic Scapes


Easy Flatbread with Grapes, Blue Cheese and Rosemary

Lucky Me! My sister and brother-in-law had to come into town for a wedding! So we all took a day or two off work and made it a nice long weekend. So, of course, we needed something to eat! It has become a tradition for my husband and I to drive out highway 94 to visit the wineries on Columbus Day. In October the … Read More Easy Flatbread with Grapes, Blue Cheese and Rosemary


Hot Pepper Jelly with Thai Basil

We  love hot pepper jelly. Who doesn’t? Right? A sweet and spicy hot pepper jelly or jam made with plenty of peppers can be enjoyed so many ways. It has become a family favorite to be enjoyed during the holidays at our house making it a terrific holiday gift.