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Blackberry Celebration Salad with Chicken

Imagine. An early July morning. Small rays of sunshine prick flat ways through bushes because the sun is just showing over the horizon. I need to pick blackberries before I go to work AND before the rattlesnakes come out. I’ve heard stories....

Zucchini Fettuccini and Hand Pulled Chicken with Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

June 25, 2016  |  Today I came home from being out of town for two weeks and the zucchinis were gargantuan. I also stopped by a farm stand on my way and bought some early season tomatoes. It’s a little early for tomatoes in Napa and they are not quite interesting enough to eat fresh in a salad, so I thought I’d incorporate them into a sauce instead. Here is the last minute dinner I whipped up after a long road trip and arriving home to an empty fridge. — Florencia

Quick Garden Chicken Stir Fry

June 15, 2016  |  Tonight Nico’s friend is coming over with her parents. The two kids are re-enacting an episode of Chopped Junior. They will be making a dessert each so we have large bowls of strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and nuts prepared for their mystery basket. But I still need to feed them dinner before we start the competition. Quick garden stir fry is my time saving solution and of course cucumber salad since I still have so many of them ripe and needing to be picked. -- ...