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  Its early afternoon and 84 degrees in my zone 9 garden in Bakersfield, a reminder of the crazy weather we're currently having all over the country. This week, I've been gardening in shorts, slathering on sunscreen, and wiping sweat on my gloves, while my friends on the east coast have been hunkered down with [...]

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  Welcome to 2015!  I've been crazy busy in the garden and the kitchen, and can't wait to catch you up on all that's new.  Here are 5 things that made the past week special ... #1 - The seeds have arrived! In chilly January, few things warm my heart as much as the arrival [...]

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This week has been all about the kitchen. With the cooler weather (highs in the 70's this week, absolutely lovely!), shorter days, and early sunsets, I've been in the mood for hearty fall foods, and have been devoting extra time to expanding my gluten-free baking skills. Here's some of what I've been up to: #1 [...]

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Welcome to my first 5 things FRIDAY post.  This is one of several places to find out what's going on in the kitchen and the garden, and where I have been or will soon be going. I will be posting in this category frequently, but not necessarily every Friday.   #1 - Earlier today, I discovered the perfect [...]

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