Seasonal Gourds

Westlake Weekly Update 9.8.21   Featured Item: Gourd Vibes Only As the leaves turn to tints of reddish-orange, it’s time to head to the market to bring home the knobbiest, knurliest, and gnarliest Cucurbit fruits you can find—that’s right, it’s decorative gourd...

Mini Watermelons

Westlake Weekly Update 9.1.21    Featured Item: Bigger is not always better I am a sucker for things in miniature size.  Take, for instance, those cute little jam jars you get at brunch or those tiny tabasco bottles when you order room service?  I swoon over all...

Pasilla Peppers

Westlake Weekly Update 8.25.21    Featured Item: Pasilla Pepper aka Poblano Pepper Ok, folks, let’s talk peppers.  There are so many different types of chili peppers grown and available, and it’s hard to know the difference between one and another.  It’s even...

Gala Apples

Westlake Weekly Update 8.18.21    Featured Item: Gotta Get Galas   There are some time-honored back-to-school traditions that we still hold onto, such as gifting a teacher with an apple on the first day of school.  In fact, the apple has become a symbol for...

Hatch Chiles

Westlake Weekly Update 8.4.21    Featured Item: Hatch Hype   As we roll into August, most of us have school on the brain.  We’re out there bulk buying pencils, pens, and notebooks. But in the Southwest, everyone has Hatch fever!  They’re stocking up on Hatch...