My trip the grocery store yielded one pork loin, and nothing else. Nothing inspired me on that trip to the store, so my well-stocked pantry would have to spark my dinner inspiration. Inspiration came in the form of Continue reading
To say this month was adventurous would be an understatement. It was without a doubt, a life changer. Moment after moment took my breath away. Here’s what I’ve been up to: Continue reading
On your mark ready set let’s go… you kitchen pro. Even if you’re not, these little gems are sure to make you look like them. Continue reading
I had spoken to people who had gone. I had even looked into it myself, and found that it was prohibitively expensive. So I had resigned myself to other options. Until one day, a random offer came across my email…. Continue reading
On a random Saturday in August, two of OC’s most enthusiastic Angel fans invited 25 of their friends and neighbors to join them for the ultimate Angels Experience. They had won a raffle for 25 tickets. Continue reading
We were menu planning our next BBQ via text when it happened… Continue reading
Every once in a while, I’m faced with a culinary challenge:
- It was hot, and we were all going to be in the pool
- We were in need of a snack to hold us over to the BBQ
- There was a pescatarian in the pool
- Our actual meal was to be rather filling
- I was trying (unsuccessfully, I might add) not to eat carbs, and the pescatarian was successfully not eating carbs.
- I had some beets from the garden swap in need of a recipe.
Summer’s glorious gift to each of us is juicy stone fruit. Peaches, nectarines, plums, etc. There isn’t a farm stand around that isn’t full of these colorful and juicy treasures. When summer gives you stone fruit, you MUST use them, and sometimes their abundance can become overwhelming. My solution is Continue reading
Our annual trip to the OC Fair ended up being far more costly than I had anticipated. Yes, that roasted corn is overpriced. Yes, a beer costs more than a six pack. But still, it is manageable. Maybe it was that beer, maybe it was the scent of fried bacon Nutella pickles Continue reading