Tag Archives: Apple Valley

Yuzu Tree

I grew up in Orange County, California in the ’60’s and ’70’s. It was a great place to live.. it still had a small town feel, everyone knew everyone and it was safe to stay out after sunset. I miss … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Jelly

A few years back I was out looking for a fruit tree that would actually thrive out here in the Mojave Desert. I have tried Cherry, Apricot, Pear and Apple with some limited success, but they just never did well. … Continue reading

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Peking Pepper Update

Well it has been 5 months since I posted about the mystery “Peking Peppers” that i found at the nursery – time for an update. Each plant produced hundreds of small (3/8  to 1/2 inch) long peppers that were pretty … Continue reading

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Butterscotch Dipped Ice Cream

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything at all since Memorial Day! It’s been so hot here in Apple Valley that it’s been hard to get myself into the kitchen to cook…(110f or more for the past week) … Continue reading

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