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Summer Harvest Carrot Cake

One of the most rewarding vegetables to grow yourself are carrots. Like tomatoes the flavor of a grocery store carrot cannot compete with homegrown carrots. Homegrown carrots are deliciously complex while grocery store varieties tend to be bland and flavorless. Orange maybe the most common color for carrots but my favorites are the yellow and […]

Masullo Pizza, A Piece of Naples in Sacramento

This past Friday, Simon and I spent the day in Sacramento. We visited one of my favorite nurseries in town, bought some beer making supplies, and shared some delicious beers on the patio at Pangaea Brew Cafe. We ended a great day at Masullo Wood-Oven Neapolitan Pizza restaurant. Masullo is a gem hidden in a […]

Monday Harvest

I was able to harvest my first yellow squash along with carrots, onions, and zucchini. I used them for a pasta primavera dish which was the perfect dinner after surviving the first heat wave of the summer. Harvest Monday is hosted by Daphne’s Dandelions. If you want to see what others are harvesting in their […]

Zucchini!! The first of the Summer Harvest

I was a little bummed about the garden this week. Due to the cold temperatures I had to remove the cucumber and basil plants. They really need the hotter temperatures to thrive. However, that was before I looked at my zucchini plant. I have three baby zucchinis and one whopping big one which I harvested […]

October CSA Shares

Wow, is it already November? October just seemed to fly by. I received two CSA shares last month. This month reflected the passing of summer and the welcoming of the fall vegetables. In the first half of the month I received tomatoes, basil and peppers, parsley, grapes, and turnips. I also received a new to […]

Week 1 of Fully Belly Farm CSA

I had to stop using my prior CSA. The mutant root vegetables were starting to drive me crazy. They would just end up sitting in the fridge until it was too late to use them. I also became increasingly frustrated with the lack of variety. Week after week, I got bags of greens and root […]