Artichoke

If you drive along some parts of the central California coast, you are likely to see wide swaths of the landscape covered in artichoke plants.  In fact, this is pretty much the only place in the U.S. where commercial artichokes are grown.

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Blueberries

When I think of growing blueberries, I think of places like Oregon or Maine.  You know, forests and cooler climates.  Not 100+ F temperatures in California’s Central Valley zone 9.  Yet, here they are!

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Stone Fruit Oven Pancake

With summer officially here, the stone fruit season is now seriously underway.  Apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, and all the hybrids in between, are dropping off trees and showing up in markets.  Gobble them up now, they don’t last long!

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