Block Party Appetizer Ideas (recipe)

Our last weekly TGIF block party was last Friday, and I brought three seasonal (sort of) appetizers to share: Cherry tomatoes (from the garden) Basil leaf (from the garden) Cucumber Feta or Mozzarella Cheese Kalamata Olive (pitted) Skewer in any combination you desire. Drizzle with a lemony vinaigrette. Next time, I will use smaller toothpicks

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Grow Your Own: Grilled Artichokes

Last September, we overhauled the front yard and planted lots of food-type items. Blueberries, Fuyu persimmons, Blenheim apricots, rhubarb, herbs and more. Many times, I thought about taking a photo or two, but alas, it never happened. Fortunately, all the plants have overwintered well and spring is bringing up all sorts of treasures. One of

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