Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

I went somewhere new this year for 4th of July!  Usually we go to Lake Tahoe with our son and enjoy all the festivities that wonderful location has to offer for that very special day of year.  This year my son went on an immersion trip out of the country, which left my husband and I asking ourselves … [Read more...]

Sweet Basilico!

Basil is one of my favorite herbs!  I grow many basil plants in my vegetable garden each summer and enjoy it until it bolts in the fall.  I enjoy adding it to quick pasta sauces, added fresh in sandwiches, snipped into salads, placed on top of a large red slice of Beef Steak tomatoes with burrata … [Read more...]

Spring Herbs

 My vegetable garden is coming alive!  I have planted too many tomatoes again, eggplant, crooked neck squash, lemon cucumber, arugula, string beans, cantaloupe, and a few varieties of peppers.  Oh, and lets not forget, my precious herbs!  Every night while I am preparing dinner, I walk to my … [Read more...]

Winter Herbs

Sage growing in my garden. Happy New Year!  I hope this blog posting finds you happy, healthy, and looking forward to a new year with hope. As you may already know, I love to cook.  I am not formally trained although I was taught by some of the best; the women and men in my family that have … [Read more...]