Monthly Archives: September 2010

blueberry mint jam


Tonight I tried out a new combination for me.  I was inspired by a recipe I saw in the Blue Chair Jam Cookbook. I had some organic blueberries in my refrigerator that I bought at the grocery store along with … Continue reading

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all-clad-tastic


Just a quick note, yesterday I got a new All-Clad d5 LTD2 10″ Fry Pan.  My local Williams-Sonoma had them on sale for 20% off!!  I just couldn’t pass up the deal so I found myself walking out the door … Continue reading

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fusion time at zengo


Last night we were walking around downtown Santa Monica trying to pick a restaurant.  I definitely wanted to eat somewhere that we had not been yet, so we finally decided on Zengo at the newly re-opened Santa Monica Place mall. … Continue reading

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favorite herbs – sage…makes birds happy


Herbs are, I’m sure you would agree, indispensable in the kitchen.  While salt and pepper pack a mean one-two against blandness, a dish just isn’t complete without a trusty herbal sidekick. I definitely have my favorites, as most people tend … Continue reading

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homemade caldo de pollo


Last night was caldo night.  An evening of chopping and dicing ended in a lovely pot (actually two pots) of delicious caldo de pollo…or Mexican chicken stew. It is super simple to make and is a great dish to make … Continue reading

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