Nectarine-Blueberry Pantry Cake

Nectarine-Blueberry Pantry Cake / Patty's Foood

l’m not sure if I’m the only one who likes to bake cakes in the dog days of Summer,  but when I get up early to hit the farmers market and arrive home with a bag of perfectly ripe nectarines I have this thing where I just want to put them in a cake.  Of […]

warm abalone or sea scallop salad with corn, grilled nectarines, and basil coulis

WarmSea Scallops with Grilled Nectarines and Basil Corn Salad / Patty's Food

I had just returned from the market, ingredients in hand and excited to make the assigned French Friday recipe using sea scallops for this week when I received the text, Brett has abalone he wants to give you…Brett is a buddy of my son Taylor and he dives for abalone off the Sonoma/Mendocino coast. We […]

Nectarine Sorbet with Cardamom Icebox Cookies

Nectarine sorbet, the third flavor in my summer sorbet series arrives with a twist! I sandwiched my nectarine sorbet between two cardamom ice box cookies.  I have to admit it was a pretty cool treat for a summer afternoon. Once again I attempted to photograph the sorbet before it melts into a puddle. Of course […]

Blueberry Nectarine Cake

Blueberry Nectarine Cake / Patty's Food

As the summer fruit reaches its peak and begins to pile up at farmers markets in Northern California we like to enjoy it on a daily basis so the other day when I went to the market I loaded up on blueberries and nectarines. They looked, smelled and tasted amazing. So when I was asked […]

Plum and Nectarine Crisp

I did a little foraging on the golf course this weekend and brought home a golf bag pocket full of plums! Even though my husband Scott was a little annoyed by me stripping plums off a plum tree right next to the second tee box on Sunday afternoon instead of focusing on my drive, I […]