Creepy Breadstick Broomsticks

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Ingredients 1 (10 5/8 ounce) package refrigerated breadstick dough 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp lemon pepper to taste 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated Garlic powder Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough and divide along perforations. For each broomstick, shape breadstick into 8 X 1-1/2-inch strip; twist one end for handle. Cut 5 or … [Read more...]

Witches Brew Limoneira Style

Ingredients: 2 oz. Midori 1 oz. SKYY vodka ½ oz. triple sec ½ oz. lemon juice 3 strawberries Muddle strawberries and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Add vodka and triple sec. Shake vigorously. Pour Midori into a glass and layer strawberry cocktail on top. Garnish with slimey gummy worms and lemon peel. … [Read more...]

Lemon Licorice Halloween Cupcakes

Ingredients 2/3 cup butter 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 2/3 cup plain yoghurt 1/4 cup milk 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon lemon zest Licorice topping: 3/4 cup whipping cream 1/2 cup licorice Dark colored cupcake cups Directions: Preheat oven to 400 Fahrenheit Beat butter (room temperature) and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs (room … [Read more...]

Ginger and Lemon Witches Hat Halloween Cake

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For the cake: 5/8 cup butter or margarine 1 cup molasses 2/3 cup milk 5/8 cup soft brown sugar 1 cup plain flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 large eggs, beaten For the decoration: Zest of 1 lemon 7/8 cup icing sugar 7/8 cup black fondant Colored sprinkles Directions: • Preheat the oven to 350 … [Read more...]

Ghostly Lemony Meringues

Ingredients 2 fresh egg whites (pasteurized whites will not whip) 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup birch xylitol Cacao nibs Directions •Preheat the oven to 225 degrees, and line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Have a pastry bag with a 1/2-inch tip ready (or you can just use a plastic bag and snip off a little … [Read more...]

Food buyers see local farming conservation

  OXNARD, Calif. - In its fields of kale, chard, collard and other leafy greens, San Miguel Produce has installed probes deep into the ground to track water temperature and penetration, preventing runoff and helping growers know when to irrigate. “We are on a monthly basis monitoring the amount of water that comes out so we can be … [Read more...]

Lemon Peel – a Good for You Halloween Treat


Candy and goodness don’t seem to go hand in hand, yet lemons can make even sweeter treats good for you too. Lemon peel or citrus limonum has been recognized as possessing unique properties and benefits apart from those provided by the fruit of the lemon. The USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard References states that: Every 100 … [Read more...]

Homemade Halloween Candy – Lemon Bark

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Whether there are little ones in the house or whether the Halloween festivities are adults only fare, candies and treats are part of the fun. Nowadays when everyone is thinking harder about what they eat, homemade delicacies are a great alternative to store-bought candies. This delectable lemon bark combines layers of bittersweet chocolate with … [Read more...]