Persimmons

Westlake Weekly Update 11.03.21   Featured Item: Persimmons Once just a specialty item or a “backyard fruit,” the persimmon has gained mainstream popularity.  Growing up in southern California, these fruit trees were the few trees that actually changed color in...

Pomegranates

Westlake Weekly Update 10.27.21   Featured Item: Pomegranates Pomegranates are an ancient fruit with plenty of references in history. Since it is less than a week away from Halloween, I will tell the dark, sordid story of the pomegranate.  In Ancient Greek...

Asparagus Tips

Westlake Weekly Update 10.20.21   Featured Item: Asapargus Tips Whether you like your asparagus thin, wispy, and delicate or prefer stalks as thick as redwoods – size doesn’t matter when it comes to your health!  Asparagus is high in fiber, folate (great...

Fall Recipes

Westlake Weekly Update 10.13.21   Featured Item: Fall Recipes Even during an undeniably complicated almost past two years, I’m always going to find the good, a perpetual Pollyanna. Yet, even during this disrupted time in our lives, something changed for the...

Opal Apples

Westlake Weekly Update 10.6.21   Featured Item: Opal Apples   “Opal Of My Eye” It’s hard to ignore someone who is a natural beauty.  That rare person, man or woman, that your eyes are drawn to.  There is just something about them that makes them stand out. ...