Indian Chickpea Fries with Smoky Date Not Ketchup

April 6, 2014

  I have amazingly talented friends – some are photographers, fabulous food writers, bakers, food stylists…. and now product developers! My friend, Erika of In Erika’s Kitchen has recently launched a line of sauces called […]

Pixie Tangerine Mojo

April 2, 2014

They’re here!!!! They’re here!!! Pixie Tangerines from Ojai are here!!! These bright, sweet little orbs of tangerine deliciousness have arrived in markets – and they are bigger, sweeter and better than ever this year due […]

Baked Alaska

February 10, 2014

There is no question about it… my pants are tighter than they were 4 months ago. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s in Italy and the Superbowl it has been one long food fest here […]

Gai lan with Tangerine Glazed Chicken

January 29, 2014

Happy Chinese New Year!!! Since I missed celebrating New Year’s in the U.S. I am getting a second chance – the Chinese New Years is this Friday!! And to help me celebrate, the wonderful people […]

Aperol and Tangerine Spritz

January 17, 2014

I’m b-a-a-a-c-k!!!! Despite appearances to the contrary I’ve not abandoned this blog!!!   I’ve always been one who has believed I could “do it all” – the last 2 months  however, have taught me otherwise.  […]

Cheddar and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Quesadillas

November 18, 2013

Fall has arrived. The leaves are turning, the weather is getting cooler and the days are shorter – but my schedule isn’t – is yours? Which means I’m not eating as well as I could […]

Roasted Delicata Squash Salad with Apple Butter Vinaigrette

Thumbnail image for Roasted Delicata Squash Salad with Apple Butter Vinaigrette November 12, 2013

Thanksgiving is almost here and it’s all about the pumpkin… pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin bars…. and of course, who could forget “pumpkin juice”?  But there is far more to winter squash than just pumpkin […]

Fried Egg and Frisee Salad

October 16, 2013

                                    “Are you feeling lucky?” For years, I’d always think about this quote from Dirty Harry when thinking […]

Sausage Salsa Bowls

September 12, 2013

You can tell the lazy, hazy days of summer are over when the morning conversation goes something like this “What’s for dinner tonight  Mom? I’ve got  practice this afternoon and then a study session at […]