The Lack of Solar Eclipse Food Traditions.

  In Southern California we had a partial solar eclipse today. I was hoping to find some eclipse related food traditions online, but didn’t come up with anything except in parts of Southern India people don’t eat during one. The only other food traditions I found are space or crescent related ideas for Eclipse parties in […]

Off Bloom Mandarins (California 2015)

California is in a drought (2015) and the weather being erratic has caused a number of problems with the produce. Some vegetables were in short supply or destroyed. The lemon yield didn’t come, I had to buy them imported from the supermarket (with wax all over them, sigh). But “off bloom” mandarin were an unexpected surprise this […]