The wonderful world of juices and smoothies at the Monta Vista Market

Watermelon spritzer Monta Vista Sunrise Green ginger juice …and so much more¬†were the concoctions created during my demo this past Sunday at the Monta Vista Market. I brought my Breville juice machine and my Vitamix (a high-speed blender). Thankfully the staff had no trouble keeping up with washing the produce, and rinsing out the juicer […]

What to do with under-ripe fruit

We are starting to see the first pickings of our summer fruits yet they lack the complex flavors, juiciness and sweetness that we soooo enjoy of tree-ripened fruits. I urge you not to pass them up, they have plenty of nutrients for us. Here are 7 ways to bring in some complexity, draw out their juices and give’m a bit of sweet boost.

How to open, freeze and juice pomegranates

This is a photo essay, words will come another time.

How to pick out a juice machine

I’ve had many many juicers, first one I bought was in 1990(!) — when I began to fix myself. Was watching an informercial — Jay Kordich selling this Juiceman Juicer. It was a $200 unit, one of the…