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Ideas for Avocado: Avocado Pizza

Pizza and a movie anyone?  Sometimes I just like to stay in and cuddle with the hubby, eat cheesy pizza and watch a movie.  This kind of pizza fits the bill…tomatoes and basil from the garden, fresh mozzarella, and AVOCADO.…

Carrot Top Recipe:  Roast Chicken with Carrot Top Pesto

Carrot Top Recipe: Roast Chicken with Carrot Top Pesto

This week I was at the farmers market and saw some beautiful rainbow carrots that I had to buy.  When I paid for them, the nice farmer girl asked if I wanted her to cut off the tops or if…

Poached Eggs over Polenta with Olive-Herb Pesto

Poached Eggs over Polenta with Olive-Herb Pesto

The first time I ever tried poaching eggs was for this recipe.   It was also the first time I made polenta, which I have made several times in other ways since discovering how amazing it is. I am really…

Caramelized Onion and Fennel

Caramelized Onion and Fennel

I normally don’t have the patience to caramelize onions the proper way, but for this Caramelized Onion and Fennel recipe it is definitely worth it. There is fennel everywhere at the farmer’s markets in Monterey, and it is cheap too.…