Tzatziki Flavored Cucumber Chips

20200731_141913 (1)There are some garden plants that any new gardener realizes (after it’s too late) that if successfully grown, you will be completely buried in produce.  Yes, there can be too much of a good thing… or maybe not!

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African Blue Basil (Ocimum kilimandscharicum × basilicum ‘Dark Opal’)

20181215_085059awerfI have a lot of plants in my garden that are “bee magnets”, but few will be carpeted in the buzzy little critters like my African Blue Basil.  And then there’s pesto!

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Fluffy Sourdough Pancakes

20200718_154805It was late in the evening.  I was tired.  I’d had a whole half-glass of wine (yes, a HALF glass).  It turned out to be a bad combination for successfully doing math.  Who’d have thought it?

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Tomato & Crab Pasta Sauce

20200701162500_IMG_4404When you think of summer in Greece, perhaps you think of the beautiful beaches and the deep crystal blue water.  Perhaps you should be thinking of the things in the water!

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Nectarine Sourdough Coffee Cake

20200610164931_IMG_4179Each summer my exercise routine consists of repeatedly running frantically out of my kitchen to the backyard, flapping my arms and yelling “ch ch ch ch” to scare away the scrub jays from my nectarine tree.  When I’m tired, I make the boys do it.

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