It’s this time of year that we start enjoying margaritas, particularly blood orange margaritas and meyer lemon margaritas. Aside from the fact that the holidays are over and our New Years celebrations have officially ended, we’re just beginning to relish in these wonderful cocktails. Why? Whats the occasion? Well, it’s peak citrus season in our neck of the garden-woods, of course.
Though it’s freezing outside and we often wake up to frost on our roofs, all our citrus are still hanging on firm to their » Read the full story →
Naked. Cocktails. Desserts. And Salads.
As friends and guests get guided around our garden for the first time, this is the shotgun answer to the inevitable question, “What do you with all of your citrus?!”
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It’s been almost 15 years ago since we had our first conversation about growing a garden together. It’s been that long? We still can’t believe it.
Back then, our garden inventory was a mere small handful of terra cotta pots filled with herbs on a tiny balcony of a second story apartment. We were only able to occupy half of that balcony because we shared the apartment with two other roommates. So, our personal space back then was one bedroom, a shared bathroom, kitchen and » Read the full story →
Citrus season has finally arrived in our garden and hopefully in about 4 more weeks, we’ll be able to share a few rounds with friends. Last year we doubled up on an extra blood orange tree (for Katie!) and an extra Eureka lemon tree. Plans for this year are to add 3 more citrus trees because, yes, we’re addicted.
No, you really can’t have too much citrus, that’s our life motto. All the better to make cocktail with!» Read the full story →