June 26, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Coconut Chicken Quinoa Salad with Grilled Artichokes, California Avocado and Sundried Tomatoes

Ever since Camp Blogaway I have been trying to find those delicious mini grilled artichoke hearts that we tasted on the first day of camp.  They’re marinated in sunflower oil and spices,  packed in a “fresh pack” from  Roland Foods. … Continue reading

June 23, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Strike Up the Band! It’s time for 4th of July Music and an August Pops Concert!

The Coastal Communities Concert Band, directed by Dr. Robert Fleming  performed their first concert at the Monte De Oro Winery in Temecula, Ca.  last July.   It was a glorious evening of summertime fun…spectacular music, beautiful views and sumptuous food.   … Continue reading

June 22, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomatoes from Mooney Farms: Mediterranean Chicken Pasta Salad

When  I was growing up in Vermont,  we eagerly awaited our fresh garden tomatoes like most people look forward to Christmas.   The growing season is so short in New England that many of  the tomatoes in our garden would still … Continue reading

June 13, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado Goes to School to Learn Food Styling and Photography and Tastes Her First SushiBurger

When I was a young child in school,  my greatest joy was discovering something new to learn.    Every day was exciting then,  with new skills,  new stories, and  new ways of seeing the world. I would go to sleep at … Continue reading

June 3, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Be My Baby Avocado

It’s so exciting  to walk through the grove in the springtime to  see the avocado flowers turning into baby avocados.   The tiny little nibs that begin to appear where we used to see blossoms are cute!  They begin to grow … Continue reading

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