Extracting Pomegranate Seeds Worth Every Last Ruby Gem

I admit it.  I've been intimidated for years at the prospect of harvesting pomegranate seeds even though I love the taste of them.  Why?  ...more

Pomegranate Perfection

My nephew was over our house recently, and spotted about a dozen pomegranates sitting on our kitchen counter. “I guess you guys went to Costco,” he said. “I didn’t know you ate pomegranates. I have never seen them here before.”  In unison my husband, Marc, and I replied that we love them, and that we pretty much eat one every morning when they are in season.  “I try to open them the night before,” I explained, “because they are so messy and take forever to open.” “Oh, that’s what you think,” he said with a smile. “Come with me…....more

Recipes to Boost Brain (Including California Garlic), Breakfast With Jake & Reese

I had breakfast next to Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon yesterday. True, this has absolutely nothing to do with garlic or my post, but I can't stop thinking about it and thought it was a good attention grabber. Okay - it's out of my system. We can proceed. However, for all of you wondering, they are both as good looking - if not more so - than they appear on the big screen. Where was I? Oh, yes...back to California heirloom garlic. ...more