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Party on!

Strawberry and black pepper shrub Makes 3-4 cups syrup Nothing is worse then sipping sparkling water while your friends enjoy a cocktail. This syrup does double duty dressing up your water alongside their sparkling wine or vodka cocktail so you’re not left out of the delicious fun. Ingredients: 1 cup […]


Go outside and play.

It’s an absolutely perfect day outside. Spring rains have washed the pollen from the air which smells sweet, carrying the fragrance of gardens bursting to life. Summer’s heat is on it’s way but for this afternoon the light sweat I will earn weeding, planting the last of my herbs, and […]


Beet, Carrot and Bosc Pear Slaw

Beet, Carrot and Bosc Pear Slaw Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 large beet, peeled 1 large carrot, peeled if needed 2 Bosc pears 2-3 tbs chopped fresh cilantro 2-3 tbs chopped fresh spearmint 1 clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup fig balsamic vinegar 2 tbs honey 2/3 cup olive oil – the […]


Support Arcadia Children’s Farm Camp

All America Selections Mascotte Green Beans from Jonathan Bardzik on Vimeo. Passion for food fresh from the garden and farm starts young! For the past three summers, Jonathan Bardzik has had the pleasure of participating in Arcadia Farm Camp – working with 6–11 year olds to make delicious and simple […]


A dish best served cold. 1

Cold soups always seem like a special indulgence. It’s like getting to eat dessert before dinner. As a kid, when I first discovered these blends of fruit and yogurt at Judie’s restaurant, I loved the sugary sweet flavors of blueberry and strawberry in a barely thinned soup (served alongside my […]