The Amazing California Strawberry

strawberry desserts

Strawberries make me happy – really happy! Living in Southern California, I have easy access to fresh, locally grown strawberries most of the year and I purchase them regularly. What do I do with them? Eat them fresh. They are…

Strawberries Stuffed with Goat Cheese

strawberries and goat cheese

Oh my! These look really good. Don’t they? These lovely little creations were served at a California Strawberry event that I attended recently. When I first saw the waiters carry them in, I assumed they were a dessert – strawberries…

Fresh Heirloom Tomatoes

heirloom tomatoes

There is nothing quite like a tomato fresh from the garden. When I was younger, I thought I didn’t like tomatoes. The flavor was blah and the texture was blah. Then, I discovered home grown tomatoes. What a difference it…

Rainbow Tie Dye Cake

Tie Dye Cake

For some reason, I thought these multi-color cakes were really hard to make. When I saw an online friend post these pictures, I had to ask her how she did it. Then when I found out how easy it was,…