Roasted Figs

October 16, 2017 Appetizers


Sweet and juicy figs are topped with honey, Cyprus Black Lava Salt flakes (from SaltWorks) and then roasted. Perfect as an appetizer, with toast, or on top of vanilla ice cream! Try a different herb or nuts to create different flavor combinations. 6 ripe black mission or brown turkey figs, halved 3 Tbsp honey 1/2 […]

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Appealing Peels and Leaves

September 18, 2017 Blog

Skins and leaves

Are you trying to eat more fruits and vegetables to ensure you get your vitamins and minerals? Trying to minimize your food waste by cooking those greens and refraining from peeling many of those fruits and vegetables you consume? From russet potatoes and beets, to pears and kiwis, there is a lot of nutrition in […]

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Figs: Making the Most of the Season

August 31, 2017 In Season


It is fig season here in Northern California, and our fig tree is ready to burst with this deliciously sweet fruit. This year I’m determined to make the most of the tree’s offerings, and leave very few on the tree for the birds to peck at.   With their smooth skin, soft flesh and honey, […]

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