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2010 . . . A MID-SUMMER GARDEN PIZZA VIDEO

I’m having one of those ‘Rip Van Winkle’ moments because I just  cannot fathom that I’m actually using the words, ‘mid-summer.’ Then I look at the calendar and remember that the temperatures have been above 90 for the past couple of weeks and our gardens do indeed, remind me that […]

FABULOUS CHOCOLATE BRANDY SAUCE

Musical pairing – You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate A couple of weeks ago, I woke up feeling very much like I still wanted to be on vacation back in Santa Cruz; in fact, I was really wishing we had a Gayle’s Bakery so that I could peruse their gorgeous […]

DIM SUM . . . and then some . . .

Musical pairing – Waiting For The Sun by Future Loop Foundation No matter how well you plan something, “stuff” happens, and never is this more true than when traveling.  When we made a quick 3-day trip to Salt Lake City back in May, our intentions were to see our granddaughter, […]

FRENCH TOAST & HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY JAM

Musical pairing – Starfish and Coffee by Matt Nathanson . Can we talk?  Sometimes I dream about breakfast – eggs, bacon, hashbrowns . . . but most of the breakfasts I remember eating as a kid, consisted of cold cereal or peanut butter toast – occasionally we’d have waffles on […]

NEITHER A CHICK NOR A PEA – FAVA BEAN PUREE

Musical pairing – I’m A Believer by Smash Mouth . I love Alice Waters; in fact, I’ve been a fan of Alice Waters long before she became a National movement.  I love that she cares about our earth, I love that she’s a champion when it comes to educating children […]