In The Garden

Crazy for Heirloom Tomatoes!

By Erika on June 6th, 2012 / Erika, In the Garden, Uncategorized / 3 Comments

Oh, how I love heirloom tomatoes! From tangy and mild to ultra-sweet, they are all a treat. Eat them by themselves, with a dash of salt or in your favorite recipe, like this delicious burrata and heirloom tomato dish that is gone off the plate almost in an instant every time I serve it! (more…)

Erin’s Blog: Mary Mary Quite Contrary…

By Erin on June 3rd, 2012 / Erin, In the Garden, Uncategorized / 6 Comments

How does your  garden grow? Quite differently in Arizona, especially in the sizzling heat of our summer months.  While growing a vegetable garden in Arizona can be challenging, it is still possible as I am finding out myself.  Peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, and basil will all tolerate the summer heat of Arizona.


Dawn’s California Garden Blog: Sizzling Summer Garden

By Dawn on May 22nd, 2012 / Dawn, In the Garden / 4 Comments

Hi, my name is Dawn Opp.  I have known Erika since I was 14. We have lived together, had families together and grown together. I also learned to cook from watching her mother, Glee, sister, Kristin and her make incredible stuff in the kitchen. One of the first things we do before my family and I visit is talk about the food we will prepare. I know I leave there at least 5 pounds heavier!