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Pesto Potato Salad

2023-09-25T14:11:47-07:00September 25th, 2023|

When another BBQ with traditional potato salad just wont do, I like to turn to this mayo-free recipe that uses a versatile basil pesto to that is great as a side dish during the summer. Or preserve summer basil and enjoy it year-round to recreate those warm-season memories.

Buttermilk-brined Grilled Chicken

2023-09-25T13:27:55-07:00September 25th, 2023|

I love when a simple recipe becomes a go-to recipe for any season of the year. From the pages of The Sunset Cookbook - a massive array of many years of recipes produced in Sunset Magazine - this foundation for buttermilk-brined chicken can be altered to use the best of each season. Sometimes I add lemon zest and very woody herbs, other times more summer flavors like basil, dill, and fennel. IT really depends upon the meal - and what's growing well in the garden.

Summer Corn, Sweet Pepper + Peach Salad

2023-09-25T12:56:24-07:00September 25th, 2023|

We love this blend of fresh summer corn, colorful sweet peppers, and ripe peaches paired with spicy arugula greens and our go-to lemon basil vinaigrette. We love the sweet and bitter pairing that brings all the best of the summer season together in one healthy dish. This salad is delightful for lunch or as a side dish for grilled fish or an HP team favorite, buttermilk-brined grilled chicken.

Summer Tomato Crostini

2023-11-30T12:08:30-08:00September 25th, 2023|

Summer tomato crostini are an easy and delicious appetizer or side dish full of herby flavors and sweet, colorful tomatoes.

Growing Fruit Trees in Southern California: Your Guide to a Bountiful Orchard

2023-08-31T11:12:04-07:00August 30th, 2023|

Are you dreaming of having your own lush orchard right in your backyard? Imagine stepping outside to pluck fresh, juicy fruit straight from the tree. Well, you're in luck! Southern California's warm and sunny climate is perfect for growing a wide variety of fruit trees. Let's walk through the fruit trees that thrive in this region, sharing valuable tips and insights to help you cultivate a bountiful and fruitful garden. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner with a green thumb, get ready to embark on a fruitful adventure of growing your own delicious harvest!

Embracing Autumn’s Abundance: Fall Vegetables for Your Garden

2023-08-09T18:12:14-07:00August 8th, 2023|

The gentle transition from summer's warmth to the crisp embrace of autumn marks the perfect time to breathe new life into your garden. As the leaves begin to change and the air grows cooler, your garden can still be a thriving haven of fresh produce. In this guide, we'll take you on a journey through the world of fall vegetables, revealing the secrets to cultivating a bountiful autumn harvest that will make your taste buds dance with delight.

Unveiling the Bounty of Botanical Interests Seeds

2023-08-10T19:23:18-07:00August 8th, 2023|

If you're on a quest to turn your garden into a vibrant oasis of colors and flavors, look no further than the enchanting world of Botanical Interests seeds! With a variety of top-notch seeds and unwavering commitment to quality, these seeds are the key to unlocking your garden's full potential. Dive into a bountiful adventure as we explore the wonders of Botanical Interests seeds and discover how they can transform your garden into a thriving haven of beauty and taste.

Revamp Your Garden with Expert Garden Consultation Services

2023-08-08T13:52:22-07:00July 28th, 2023|

Have you been dreaming of an edible landscape or luxurious potager garden? Designing and installing your own garden can feel a bit overwhelming. If you find yourself unsure of which plants to choose or how to design your outdoor oasis - Fear not! Let’s walk through the Heirloom Potager garden consultation services to help turn your gardening dreams into a reality with help from Southern California’s premier edible landscape designer.

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