PEACHY KEEN

We are on the downhill slope towards the end of peach season, so I’ve been experimenting lots with this fruit. I have a pot of spicy red peppers going crazy and wanted to use them with peaches somehow. My sister-in-law, Anne, made a delicious salad for a recent family get-together that inspired me to pick…

TOMAYTO TOMOTTO

Look at these volunteer tomato plants that came up with my beans this year: I transplanted a couple into a spot in one of the garden beds and they are doing great. There are even a couple flowers on the plants: Volunteers from the compost pile that come up in other parts of the garden…

A Mouthful of Sunshine

In walking through the San Rafael Farmers Market one recent Sunday, I was captivated by the overwhelming variety of honey carried at the Marshall Farm stall.   After tasting several types, I settled on a jar of flowery orange blossom, which tasted like eating a warm, sweet ray of sunshine. Returning home with my bounty,…