Hey there, Pamplemousse: The One Where I went Grapefruit Picking in the Valley by Myself and then Made Cookies.

Thank goodness for Vegan Yack Attack. I had no idea Vegan MoFo (Vegan Month of Food) was approaching in September. I’m glad I know now as I’m headed to Maui September 2nd and now I have time to prepare some posts for when I’m gone. I am so behind on posts anyway that it should be easy. Maybe. Hopefully. I said I was going to come back this time with a recipe, but I’m terrible, so I may save some of the for MoFo…it’s so close!

For now, here is this short one about grapefruit. 

A friend told me about this grapefruit pick in the valley. The grapefruit was chemical free and cheap, so I took myself picking. The place was called Orcutt Ranch and the grounds were gorgeous. I basically had the place to myself. I proceeded to frolic about like any good hippy would do and take pictures and pick yummy grapefruit. When I got home, I made Grapefruit Shortbread Cookies. 

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A Mix of Things for the Blog that Time Forgot.

Greetings long lost blog. Did not intentionally take a month off, but summer is packed with busy. Good busy and work busy. Lots of farm trips for the the most exceptional produce one has ever tasted. Thrifting and brewery visits. Planning my next Maui adventure which will be here in less than a month. So many things have kept me away from here and I’m a little sorry for it, but not sorry because that is how life gets. For anyone reading, I will never abandon my blog without a word. Just couldn’t do it to The Jolly Fox or to anyone reading.

So, here is a smörgåsbord of things I’ve been making. Some of them I made months and months ago, others just recently. Next time I’ll be around with a recipe, hopefully. Probably for pie, cobbler or something of the like. It’s been pie mania around here since, well, forever I guess.

Blood Orange Sour Cream Bundt Cake w/ Blood Orange Swirl.
Blood Orange Sour Cream Bundt Cake w/ Blood Orange Swirl.

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