Damp Lemon and Almond Cake

  It’s citrus season here in Northern California, and orange and lemon trees are heavy with fruit. We picked our Myer lemon trees (see them bowing down under the weight of all their fruit above) a few weeks ago. I … Continue reading


A Simple Carrot Soup

My sweet husband flew back to Missouri to visit his mother for a week and returned with a miserable cold. He always enjoys a yummy bowl of homemade soup, but when he is even the slightest bit ill, he yearns … Continue reading

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Peach Jam

Peach season is here (my favorite time of year!), and I thought I’d share a easy, delicious recipe for turning those little orbs of summer sunlight into jam. Once again, I contacted my friend Julie – Sonoma’s Queen of Jam – … Continue reading

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