Hey, It’s Stop Food Waste Day!

Hey, It’s Stop Food Waste Day!

On national STOP FOOD WASTE DAY it got me thinking. It’s two days after EARTH DAY and in honor of that occasion, I wrote about the feel-good sensation of getting nourishment from food that grows in my own backyard. I won’t rehash the earlier post (but you can read it...
Earth Day Plantains

Earth Day Plantains

It was prophetic that as Earth Day approached our very own plantain tree let us know it was ready to be harvested with some over-ripe brown fruits among the yellow gems in the bunch. When you live in Southern California and are fortunate to have a plantain tree in...
SoCal Peach Cobbler

SoCal Peach Cobbler

In honor of National Peach Cobbler Day — and because today promises to be another cloudy, rainy SoCal Saturday [boo!] and a little peachy orange hue reminds me of our absent sunshine — I’m whipping up a cobbler version of our peach pie family fave!   SoCal Peach...