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Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: Amazing Uses for Cactus

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: Amazing Uses for Cactus

Desert Botanical Garden is helping to save cactus from threats like habitat loss and poaching. At the same time, these remarkable plants are helping to save us. As climatic conditions become hotter and drier, and sustainable living becomes increasingly important,...
Recipe | Spiced Rosemary Citrus Cookies

Recipe | Spiced Rosemary Citrus Cookies

Spiced Rosemary Citrus Cookies Courtesy of Rebekah Swift, Pastry Chef, Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events and Gertrude’s at Desert Botanical Garden Ingredients: 3 sticks unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp.vanilla extract 2 tsp. finely...
Guacamole With Pomegranate Seeds

Guacamole With Pomegranate Seeds

Every now and then it is nice to mix things up—even a tried and true guacamole recipe. Gertrude’s Restaurant shares one of their fan-favorites, which is a fresh take on this classic dip. Prep: 10 minutes Yield: Six servings Ingredients Two medium-sized ripe...
Cooking with Cactus

Cooking with Cactus

Recipes courtesy of Gertrude’s Restaurant Prickly Pear BBQ Sauce Ingredients: 1 cup Yellow Onion, diced 1 Tbsp. Garlic, chopped 1 ea. Habanero, deseeded and sliced 2 tsp. Cumin, ground 1 cup Sugar, granulated 3 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil 1 Tbsp. Oregano, dried 1 cup Apple...

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