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raspberries for spritzer

Easy Garden Cocktail; Red White and Blue Spritzer

It’s summertime and the sippin’ is easy. No time to make a fruity syrup or fancy infusion for your cocktail? No problem, here’s a simple straight-from-the-garden idea for making a refreshing drink  with seasonal charm.     Stroll out to the garden and pluck a handful of ripe berries. My raspberries are finishing up while […]

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wildflowers carizzo plain

Celebrating Our Native Flowers

This spring, the so-called “super bloom” of California, has received a lot of attention, thanks to social media. Selfie-seekers and satellite photos have really fueled an interest in a phenomena that has happened for a millennia (not specifically for “millennials”, although many may argue that point). In 1868, John Muir wrote, during a visit to the Santa […]

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red white and blue spritzer cocktail

Easy Garden Cocktail; Red White and Blue Spritzer

It’s summertime and the sippin’ is easy. No time to make a fruity syrup or fancy infusion for your cocktail? No problem, here’s a simple straight-from-the-garden idea for making a refreshing drink  with seasonal charm. The secret to a rustic and simple cocktail is muddling the fruit right in the glass, adding the sugar and […]

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