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Susan Phillips

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July 21, 2018
Refreshing Summer Melon Bar

Melon season is in full force in the Golden State, and what better time to take advantage of hosting a fun and tasty Melon Party full of fresh melons and sweet toppings.   Think warm...

July 11, 2018
Black Plum Cake

Ummmmmmm.......WOW! This smooth and flavorful cake is gorgeous and simple to make.  The plums bake into the spice batter, causing the fruit to basically melt like butter. This method...

July 5, 2018
Grilled Zucchini, Corn and Peach Quinoa Salad

Aw, man.... this salad is soooooo good! Chock full of all things fresh!   Delicious corn, sweet peaches, nutritious zucchini and creamy avocados. All grilled to impart a smoky,...

June 28, 2018
California Street Corn

It's fresh corn season in California! Can I get a woot woot?!   We buy corn by the truckload at our house and will have it for dinner at least three times a week.  We started...

June 13, 2018
Peach Burrata Crostini

This dish is such a refreshing appetizer to serve your family and friends this summer. Hubby and I have even eaten it as our main course for dinner!   Fresh California peaches and...

June 6, 2018
Preserved Lemon Hummus

  Remember a few weeks ago when we made Preserved Lemons?   It was quite fun.... and satisfying! They've been brewing in my refrigerator ever since and I couldn't wait to...

May 23, 2018
Cherry Clafoutis

Clafoutis, Clafoutis! My mom recently traveled to France and her stories of the fresh markets and simple dishes served has caused me to become obsessed with becoming more familiar with the...

May 16, 2018
Blueberry Galette

Reason number 6,421 I love this state? Blueberries! It's a fairly short season, so make sure you take advantage of the blue beauties quickly.  The season runs from early May to around...

May 2, 2018
Strawberry Lime Agua Fresca

Just in time for Cinco De Mayo!   Agua Fresca is Spanish for Fresh Water and nothing is more refreshing than strawberries and lime mixed together. It's the perfect combination of sweet...

April 25, 2018
Avocado Fries

YOU GUYS!   Have you seen the California avocado production this year? It is In.Sane! I just bought 10 for 10 bucks.  It seems like I haven't been able to do that since the...

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