Tangerine Hatch Chile Asian-Glazed Shrimp

Tangerine Hatch Chile Asian-Glazed Shrimp

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce supplied the Hatch Chiles and Tangerine Hatch Chile Not Ketchup Dipping Sauce for the recipe in this post. I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions expressed are my own. My brain says it's summer, yet the TV commercials and children who live in…

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DIY Hatch Chile Taco Sauce

DIY Hatch Chile Taco Sauce

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce supplied the Dried Hatch Chiles, Dried Tomatoes, Hatch Chile Powder for the recipe in this post. I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions expressed are my own. I am excited to share this homemade, do-it-yourself, create-your-own-pantry-of-goodness, can't-get-enough, won't-buy-store-bought-any-more, putting-it-on-everything, DIY Spicy Hatch Chile…

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Top 12 Peach Recipes – August

Top 12 Peach Recipes – August

Hi friends! Every time I get ready to post Sara's Top 12 on the 12th I find myself saying "Can you believe we're already to the middle of the month?" Time seems to go faster and faster as I get older. Why is that? It doesn't seem fair. Then again,…

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Peach Tea Lemonade Punch

Peach Tea Lemonade Punch

We had a brief respite from the sweltering heat this week. Next weeks forecast shows temperatures heading back into the 100+ range. Ugh. This is my least favorite season! However, even with the heat, the days are made better with cold drinks and good friends. I made this Peach Tea…

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Spicy Peach Salsa

Spicy Peach Salsa

Stone fruits are in season and I couldn't be happier! This means there are peaches, nectarines and plums a-plenty both at the grocery store and in my local Farmers Markets! My favorite stone fruits are peaches. In the summer, I put them in everything: salads, ice-cream, drinks, it doesn't matter!…

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Savory Grape Dressing

Savory Grape Dressing

Are you looking for new and unusual ways to have grapes this summer? I've got you covered! This easy Savory Grape Dressing will dress your favorite summer salad deliciously. It pairs perfectly with spinach and a variety of other greens and herbs. This is one of the recipes I demonstrated…

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San Joaquin Valley Farm Water Tour

San Joaquin Valley Farm Water Tour

July was a crazy month, that's for sure! Fortunately, among the crazy was a weekend of learning and fun. I was able to go on a Farm Tour of the San Joaquin Valley with the California Farm Water Coalition. We spent the weekend touring several different farms and learning a…

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Creamy Grape Salad with Candied Walnuts

Creamy Grape Salad With Candied Walnuts

It's never too late for dreams to come true, y'all! As a former teacher, I love showing people how to do things. Talking, teaching and sharing is hard-wired in my DNA. My Mom was a teacher, my Dad was a college professor, my grandmother taught music and Grandpa? Well, grandpa…

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Hello Orange County Fair!

Hello Orange County Fair!

Hi friends! Oh my gosh! This last month has been both amazing and terrible. My Mom fell the weekend we got back from our 30th Anniversary Trip and everything, and I do mean everything since then has been a rollercoaster of emotion and stress. Thankfully, I've had some bright spots…

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