Eat The Love
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
These roasted fingerling potatoes are insanely easy to make and are the best side dish. Ever. “The produce here is gorgeous!” proclaimed my friend Jackie who was visiting from New York. And she’s not wrong. As much as I love visiting cities, there’s a reason that San Francisco was crowned the best
Peach and Nectarine Cobbler with Sage Biscuits and Honey Mead Filling
This sophisticated take on a peach and nectarine cobbler has a flakey sage biscuit and a honey mead filling that is anything but ordinary! I came back to San Francisco to a fridge surprisingly full of food. My mom was staying at our place while we were in New York on vacation and we had […] The ...
Berry Tart with Blueberries, Strawberries and a Crisp Corn Crust
This easy summer berry tart has juicy blueberries and strawberries wrapped in a free form crisp corn flour crust! I’ve said it before but Summer grocery shopping is always an exercise in restraint for me. If I didn’t hold myself back, I would buy barrelfuls of berries and stone fruit. As it is, I
Handheld Ham and Cheese Pie (aka Ham and Brie Pop Tarts!)
This ham and cheese pie are made with ham and brie, making them the perfect savory hand pie for a meal or just a fun snack! “Let’s do a guys night out!” I said to my friend Peter and Hadley one weekend while we were up in Sonoma. For most people, a phrase like that would […] The post Handheld Ham
Strawberry Plum Jam with Rosemary
This luscious summer fruit jam is bursting with flavor while the touch of rosemary tempers the jam’s sweetness. “Hey are you planning to make plum jam this season? Can I tag along for a team jam session?’ texted my friend Tina. I had given her a batch of my vanilla and bay leaf plum jam […] The ...
Summer Minestrone Soup
This easy summer minestrone soup recipe takes advantage of seasonal vegetables for a dish that is bursting with flavor. Summer is in full swing and, as always, my eyes are bigger than my mouth and stomach when it comes to the grocery shopping. Going to the supermarket (or the farmers market if I ...
Arancini Recipe, otherwise known as Fried Risotto Balls
This arancini recipe (fried risotto balls) is an updated version of the classic Italian appetizer, using Panko crumbs for extra crunch! “I think I lost track of how many I’ve eaten.” said AJ when I asked him if he liked the arancinis I had made for the dinner party. That’s a solid sign that he […]
Ribs In the Oven Recipe
This ribs in the oven recipe means you can have deep flavorful barbecue ribs year round with minimal work and effort! “I hope ribs are OK for dinner” I said to AJ as I had picked some up on sale at the grocery store. His eyes widen in excitement and that was all the answer […] The post Ribs In the
How I learned about the SCOTUS ruling, legalizing same-sex marriage for 50 states.
Deep in slumber, I dreamed about a boring conference I was attending. Trapped in the middle of the 2nd row of black chairs, the person next to me was spilling his papers all over the place. I impatiently reached for my cell phone for the millionth time, anxiously awaiting the SCOTUS ruling on ...
Asparagus salad with radishes, peas and fresh mint
This fresh and easy composed asparagus salad had steamed crisp tender asparagus with thinly sliced radishes, peas and fresh mint. “So they’re not REALLY vegetarian. Just sort of vegetarian.” said AJ when I asked about what I should make for dinner. Our friends Alic and Kevin were coming over and it