Eat The Love
Plum Jam Recipe with Lavender
Learning how to make plum jam is easy with this plum jam recipe that uses lavender to give the preserve a gorgeous floral depth. I’ll be honest. I’m not a canning expert. In fact, other than the one experience I had using the oven method (which totally seems safe but apparently a lot of people […]
Zucchini Pasta Recipe, a Summer Vegetable Recipe
This zucchini pasta recipe, a summer vegetable recipe of zucchini, corn and tomatoes makes for a great side dish or vegan friendly main course! “Why would anyone pick summer squash like zucchini over other vegetables?” exclaimed my friend as the four of us sat in the oversized booth meant for six
Kahlúa Chocolate Banana Bread [Sponsored Post]
This moist and delicious twist on the same old chocolate banana bread shines when shared at a picnic or with friends. July is here and that means warm weather, lounging around the pool and outdoor picnics. Unless, of course, you live in San Francisco where the weather is notoriously cold during the
On the Road, 2014
If you’ve been following along on my blog, you’ll know that last summer my partner and I took an epic roadtrip across the country, hitting 23 states, 13 National, State and Native American Parks and logged over 10,000+ miles on our car. We were gone for 7 weeks and it was pretty fantastic. We ...
Kahlúa Coconut Mudslide [Sponsored Post]
This refreshing twist on the classic Kahlúa Mudslide frozen cocktail will cool you down no matter where you are this summer! To be honest, summer in San Francisco is not my favorite time of year. Though I look forward to summer because my partner AJ is off of work (he’s a professor at a community
Photo Essay: Meals on Wheels’ Star Chefs and Vintners Gala – 2014 Part 2
This photo essay showcases chefs, plated meals and desserts from the Meals on Wheel’s Star Chefs and Vintner’s Gala, SF’s premiere food fundraising event. Even though I already wrote and shared some of the photos from the Meals on Wheels Star Chefs and Vintners’ Gala in a previous post, the reality
Esquites, otherwise known as Mexican Corn Salad
This easy recipe for esquites, a Mexican corn salad, is basically a salad version of elote grilled Mexican corn on the cob. “What? How do you make this?” asked my French friend Sandrine. She took another healthy helping of the Mexican corn salad and was peppering me with questions about the recipe.
Brussels Sprouts Salad with Fingerling Potato, seasoned with Caraway Seeds and Juniper Berries
This wonderful and unique brussels sprouts salad has fingerling potatoes and is seasoned with the unusual combination of caraway seeds and juniper berry! My partner AJ has repeatedly told me how our refrigerator scares him. He goes into there to get his milk and cheese, but otherwise he steers ...
Skirt Steak Recipe with All-Purpose Steak Rub and Chimichurri Sauce
This awesome, fast and easy skirt steak recipe with all-purpose steak rub and chimichurri sauce can be made in 30 minutes or less, start to finish! This blog probably makes the follow sentiment utterly unnecessary to write, but I love food. Most of my friends know this so I end up being the guy ...
Beer Bread with Cheese and Rosemary Herb
This quick and easy beer bread recipe uses fresh rosemary, grated cheese and semolina flour, creating a dinner party worthy dish in less than an hour! My sister once went shopping trying to find a gift for me. Each item she picked she pondered “tacky or Irvin” as she deliberated on what to buy me.