“Cortez took the beans back to Spain but he forgot to take the bees,” Craig Nielsen Most people think of chocolate at Valentine’s Day, I think of vanilla. Vanilla is sexy. Let me tell you why……… One of the world’s favorite aphrodisiacs, it has been seducing people with its intoxicating fragrance and flavor for centuries….
Haunted Lighthouse’s and pumpkin bread
We recently took a two week camping trip down the Oregon coast at a slow and ambling pace to discover lighthouses. I had no idea that lighthouses are so cool! When you visit them, the history is palpable and you can almost see the ghosts of the past fading in and out of the walls….
Apples; the secretly disguised superheros
A recently scored a huge box of beautiful organic apples picked from a local tree. When I opened the box and breathed in the aroma of fall, I was struck with how this common fruit is really a superhero posing in plain clothing. Immortal and extraordinary, the apple has been flying out of phone booths…
Muffin mania and special guest star Louise Hendon
Summer is coming to a thundering close soon and I for one am ready! Yes, this has been an amazing year filled with organic produce like we have never seen, and yes this has been the driest warmest summer every recorded in Oregon Coast history BUT I’m tired of watering!!! And weeding and watering and…
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