Usually, I have fun coming up with post titles. But, at first, this one may seem a bit confusing. I assure that it will make sense once you are finished reading….
The day before Thanksgiving, my head was full of all the things that I had to get done before hosting a nice dinner the next day with my husband’s family.
I like the idea of entertaining, but I must confess that I can get a little frazzled getting things done.
So, I was thrilled to be able to get out of the house with my mother, who offered to take me out to visit a very interesting place.
|Lettuce, Swiss Chard, Basil and much more was growing, which they use in their restaurant.|
|Olive trees dotted the picnic area.|
|As you walk into the store, you are greeted by this sign.|
|My mother had a great time looking at all the different types of olive oil, salad dressings and balsamic vinegars that were available for sale.|
|There was a tasting bar, where you could sample all kinds of olive oil. I tried most of these and liked the Blood Orange and Meyer Lemon best. I didn’t particularly like the Vanilla Bean or White Truffle Oil though.|
|I had fun trying the balsamic vinegars. I got the Pomegranate White Balsamic Vinegar to use in my ‘top secret’ salad dressing recipe.|
|There was a large selection of delicious recipes to choose from. I chose these 3.|
|I just love a good tomato sauce, don’t you?|
|Delicious food to temp….|
|Their huge lunch menu made it hard for me to choose what to order, but I decided upon a roast beef panini.|
|Cotton is grown in many areas in Arizona, but as cities grow, the cotton fields are often found in outlying areas.|