Mexican Papayas

Westlake Weekly Update 4. 20. 21    Featured Item: Mexican Papayas   The Mexican papaya, or pawpaw, are large fragrant fruits native to tropical areas such as Central America and southern Mexico.  If you want to get technical, they are classified as a berry...

California Strawberries

Westlake Weekly Update 3.23.21    Featured Item: Strawberry Season   I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like strawberries.  Parents around the world don’t usually have to convince their kids to try the berries like they do broccoli.  The appeal is instant. ...

Let’s Get Spicy!

Westlake Weekly Update 3.07.21    Featured Item: Hot Peppers     We all like a little spice in our life…some even like it real spicy!  The good news is there are over 150 hot peppers, and each one has a unique flavor and level of heat, to suit...

The Best Potato Soup

 Recipe Courtesy of Gimme Some Oven Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins Serving: makes 6 – 8 servings Ingredients: 5 slices bacon, diced 3 tablespoons (reserved) bacon grease or butter 1 cup diced white or yellow onion 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1/4...

Roasted Fennel with Garlic & Herbs

  Prep: 8 mins Cook: 30 mins Serving: makes 6 servings Ingredients: 2 large bulbs fennel 3 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic minced 3/4 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp thyme 1/4 cup parmesan    Instructions  Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (205...