picking avocados

February 4, 2018
by Mimi Holtz

A February Visit to the Avocado Ranch

Just about one year ago, in February 2017,  Janice Person came to visit our farm.  It was her very first visit to an avocado farm,  and the Southern California was dressed up in green,  with lots of wild flowers and … Continue reading

baby avocados

May 19, 2017
by Mimi Holtz

How Do Avocados Grow?

Here are the freshest avocados you’ll ever see!  Just picked from our trees!  They were flowers just one year ago, and took all year to get to this size and maturity so we could harvest them for you!   They … Continue reading

endive and arugula salad

November 17, 2016
by Mimi Holtz

A Fresh Fall Salad: Walnuts, Apples, Endive, Arugula

Today I’m sharing an easy, refreshing salad that is perfect for a weekday meal or as part of  your Thanksgiving feast!  The colors are festive, and  the sweet nutty flavor of the greens pairs beautifully  with crunchy apple and walnuts in … Continue reading

Endive and Belgian Endive

August 16, 2016
by Mimi Holtz

How Do You Pronounce “Endive”?

You say tomato and I say “to-mah-to”, but both pronunciations of the word mean the same thing, right?  Not so with “endive”!   Whether you say “N-Dive” or “Ahn-Deev” makes a big difference!  Although they are both members of the … Continue reading

Nutmeg Mushroom Quiche

October 25, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Nutmeg Mushrooms Baked Into Quiche and a Mushroom Farm Tour

Mushrooms are the perfect addition to a quiche. Today I made Nutmeg Mushrooms and layered them on top of a quiche with caramelized onions,  diced ham, and Cabot Alpine Cheddar Cheese.  I’ll be sharing the recipe for both the Nutmeg Mushrooms and … Continue reading

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