Monthly Archives: April 2011

Barb’s Rhubarb Muffins

These are named after the friend who gave me the recipe.  I think she just calls them rhubarb muffins, but I’m not sure, she moved away several years ago – miss you Barb! 1 cup white sugar 2 cups flour … Continue reading

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A Cold Spring…

With temperatures on the west coast lower than average, Spring is progressing at a slow pace.  While we usually experience extended Spring and Fall seasons here on the coast, this year it seems like Winter just won’t let go! The … Continue reading

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Stewed Rhubarb

When I was little my Mom would give us (my big sister and me) a plastic cup with a little (gasp) white sugar in the bottom and a freshly pulled stalk of spring rhubarb to snack on.  As we dipped … Continue reading

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Amaryllis ‘Temptation’

Few blossoms are as spectacular as Amaryllis.  They aren’t winter hardy where I live so I probably shouldn’t be talking about Amaryllis here on my gardening blog, but I can’t resist this ‘Temptation’! According to Wikipedia:  Hippeastrum (pronounced /ˌhɪpiːˈæstrəm/)[3] is … Continue reading

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