Crispy Chinese Duck with California Slaw

California Cuisine – Crispy Chinese Duck with California Slaw

rencontre trans française Did anyone see that movie LA Story with Steve Martin in the in 80’s? It was so entertaining, and had all these jokes in it that are not as funny today because so many of the jokes actually came true.  The point is, there is this really funny scene where someone is asking what type […]

Apple Dutch Baby

ou rencontrer des filles a marrakech I have a short list of items that I think are truly special breakfasts. There is something really cozy about breakfast, isn’t there?  The smells, sights and sounds make it extra memorable.  For me, it’s the smell of coffee and the sounds of it percolating, or of the machine grinding the fresh espresso beans. It’s […]

Asparagus – Roasted Asparagus with Soft Cooked Eggs

rencontre doue la fontaine So it turns out you can actually grow your own asparagus. Who knew? I’m no stranger to having a vegetable garden, mind you. But asparagus has always seemed a little extra intimidating.  As with anything, it takes time.  A productive asparagus bed must be mature… Like a few years old… And then it should produce […]

Lettuce – Tangy Mustard Vinaigrette

como conocer mas a la chica que te gusta Growing different types of lettuce and arugula is kind of fun.  Of course you need to get the season just right for the climate you live in, and in my garden, I need to acknowledge sooner when a particular plant has served its time and purpose and needs to be replaced or removed … I […]

Summer Tomatoes – Panzanella and Oven Roasted Tomato Sauce

frau sucht mann bw   I think tomatoes from a home garden in late summer are biblically good. Like crazy sweet juicy amazing good. They have an intensity and sweetness that it is very difficult to find elsewhere.  Growing them at home is so gratifying, since you get to watch them germinate from the seed and then expand into […]

Cocktail Parties – part 2… The cocktails

So this is what being pregnant or nursing for a few years in a row does to your brain…. How can I write a post about cocktail parties without sharing some favorite cocktails? Oh, and I do have some favorites.  There are the traditional ones, like margaritas and sangria, which, when made well, can be […]