Berry Berry Good News

The New Year rings in not only change, but brings with it some berry berry good news. That time of year starts the delivery of fresh berries from here in Florida, to us locally and to everyone around the country as well. Strawberry season is in full swing and as it winds down it yields…

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Southern Living’s Dayime TV

For those that missed our appearance several weeks ago on Southern Living’s Daytime TV, here’s the clip. Enjoy! [wpvideo 87CslUn3]

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The Fool on the Strawberry Hill

What better way to open the month of April, which welcomes us as fools (and I with a total malapropism of Beatles classics) than with the Foole of Strawberries. Strawberries are a treat; delicious sun sweetened harbingers of the bounty to come, they are among the first of fruits to give yield. They are also among the top five…

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For Mother’s Day, Hang Her the Moon!

This spring was welcomed by a special full moon, the perigee, or super moon. Since the orbit of the moon is elliptical, there are times when it is closer; the time it is closest is known as the perigee and this year was the closest the moon has been since 1992. Ancient lore recounts how plants…

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Spring Fling

Need a quick dessert that highlights Spring’s early arrivals? We made a quick lemon poppy sponge cake and topped it with fresh strawberries. I mean fresh! I picked them that morning from the field. Top it with a little Chantilly cream, strawberry coulis, cocoa and confectionary sugar and that’s a spring break that won’t get…

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