Friday Flowers. The Mustard Flowers of Napa Valley

Early spring in Napa Valley is a magical time. I can gush on and on about how gorgeous Napa Valley is in early spring in February and March. It’s a brief moment in time when the valley is covered in vibrant yellow mustard flowers, and we got to witness this spectacular nature scene last March when we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary there. Right before the pandemic lockdown! Talk about perfect timing!

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Sesame Garlic Roasted Veggies

I do love roasted veggies a LOT! Today’s recipe is for roasted veggies with an Asian twist. My daughter made dumplings and pot stickers this past Sunday and I was thinking what else could I make to accompany them and an idea for these roasted veggies came up. This is an awesome roasted veggie platter to accompany any Asian inspired meal.

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Happy Lunar New year! The Year of the Ox 2021

I know there aren’t any Lunar New Year parades or celebrations to go to this year but that doesn’t mean it can’t be festive. Making homemade dumplings with the family is one sure way of enjoying time together while celebrating Lunar New Year which is the Year of the Ox in 2021. Here are a few tried out Asian inspired recipes that will surely make Lunar New Year fun at home. Given them a try!

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