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Recipe: Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

from Canal House Cooks Everyday Ingredients 4 ripe peaches 1 cup sugar 1 handful fresh lemon verbena leaves Method For the lemon verbena syrup, put the sugar and 1 cup water into a heavy medium saucepan. Heat over medium- low

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Recipe: Asparagus, Apple & Chicken Salad

Recipe from Taste of Home Ingredients 1 cup cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces) 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 teaspoons honey 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup cubed cooked chicken

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Fruit & News of the Week: May 1st

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Albion Strawberries Coke Farm, San Juan Bautista, CA The Albion is a newer variety strawberry developed at UC Davis. The sweet flavor and firm flesh makes the Albion an excellent dessert or preserving berry. Fuji Apples Cuyama,

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Farm Focus: A look inside Frog Hollow’s Olive Oil

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  With the olive harvest fully underway, olive oil is on our minds these days. Our oil is made in the Tuscan style and is considered “New World Tuscan”. There are hundreds of olive oils available in the United States

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