Tag Archives: apples

Beautiful spring day in the garden

Here is a photo tour of flowers in bloom plus shots of the many kinds of fruit and veggies growing in our “urban farmlet.” Continue reading

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The best homemade apple pie ever

I just baked the last apple pie of the season with our homegrown Granny Smith apples. Visit my blog to see the recipe and a photo. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, Sept. 20, 2010

My harvest this week totaled over 7 lbs, split evenly between fruits and vegetables, plus 8 eggs. The last of the citrus crop is in and the apples are nearly finished. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, Sept. 13 2010

I harvested over 11 lbs of produce this, including the first Fuji and Granny Smith apples and Russett potatoes of the year. Continue reading

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Sweaty Sunday May 30 2010

Time for planting summer vegetables in coastal southern California. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday in southern California, Nov. 30

On Mondays, some gardeners publish what they harvested during the previous week. See what is growing in southern California vegetable gardens now. Continue reading

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Cinnamon apples for Thanksgiving

Cinnamon apples, served chilled in a cinnamon-sugar syrup, were an old time dish that was made from cinnamon Redhot candies and cooking apples. This variation uses allspice, stick cinnamon, Meyer lemon, grated orange peel, and cranberries to make a delicious fruit sauce to accompany turkey. Continue reading

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Making prickly pear/apple butter

How to make a fruit butter from prickly pears and apples. Continue reading

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