Endive and Belgian Endive

August 16, 2016
by Mimi Holtz
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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

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

avocado and crabmeat endive appetizer

December 9, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocado and Crabmeat Endive Appetizer

Here’s a really quick and easy appetizer for the holidays.  Use the red California endive,  cut off the core and separate the leaves.   Peel an extra large  ripe California avocado,  cut into cubes.  Add 1/2 cup canned lump crab, … Continue reading

July 31, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Meet Liz Hudson of Hudson Farms in Sanger, Ca.

    Part 2 of Food Bloggers’ Farm Tour with California Farm Water Coalition A few weeks ago I was invited to a  farm tour of the San Joaquin Valley near Fresno, California sponsored by the California Farm Water Coalition.     If you … Continue reading

walnut topping for avocado toast

May 19, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Walnut Gorgonzola Topping for Avocado Toast

Are you ready to elevate simple Avocado Toast to a whole new level?  Last week I received a bag of beautiful California-grown walnuts from the California Farm Water Coalition and Lester Farms in Winters, California to celebrate National Walnut Day on May … Continue reading

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