purple asparagus breakfast

May 10, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Purple Asparagus Frittata for Mother’s Day

  This Mother’s Day our house is quiet.  The days when four rambunctious kids would  giggle in the kitchen as they cooked up surprises  while I luxuriated in bed are gone by.  Happy little bodies Like this:Like Loading…

avocado stuffed with tamale pie

April 28, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Beef Tamale Pie and a Giveaway!

Tamale Pie is one of our go-to quick and easy family meals.  My mother-in-law made it when she was raising her children, and gave me the recipe when I married her son. It’s so easy: Like this:Like Loading…

April 22, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Food Bloggers Get Crafty with Avocados

  Last weekend the Inland Empire Food Bloggers traveled south from Orange and Riverside counties to our farm in northern San Diego county for their monthly meeting. Like this:Like Loading…

April 20, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Keeping It Clean

Every year these gorgeous little flowers bloom in the same spot.  All it takes is a little rain and they keep blooming until the weather gets hot and dry.  This year they started in January and lasted well into March. … Continue reading

avocado new growth

April 17, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Springtime: Possibilities and Surprises

The bees are really happy that I sprinkled wildflower seeds over the dry earth in my yard last winter.  Nothing was growing after we stopped watering the grass that used to be there. Native wildflowers came up after the rains about a month … Continue reading

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