Category Archives: In My Kitchen

     I’VE GOT THE FEVER *** It’s Hatch Chile Season!!! I was first introduced to these magnificent flavor packed beauties by my girlfriend Karen (born in New Mexico, raised in Texas). She was kind enough share her stash and her obsession with me. The flavor and fever was contagious! I have been hooked ever […]

View full post »

  *** Fourth of July weekend always reminds me that summer is officially here! The abundance of fresh peaches,makes it the perfect time to whip up a peach cobbler. I have added walnuts to this recipe because I love the crunch factor. It’s easy, quick and delicious! *** It goes something like this: *** A PILE OF […]

View full post »

    FARMERS MARKET INSPIRATION *** Bon Dimanche, the French phrase for wishing someone a Good Sunday, is something we still say at our house on Sundays. It was a term that I came to love and appreciate many years ago when we moved our family to Paris to live for a year. The French […]

View full post »

        THE PERFECT TO GO BREAKFAST *** Every year, for the last several years, I have spent three glorious days in late fall with nine of my best girlfriends drinking wine, crafting, cooking exchanging ideas (we all keep note pads handy), sharing stories and mostly laughing a lot. We came together as a […]

View full post »

    YOU ARE GOING TO FLIP OUT *** Hello at last! I survived the Christmas craziness and boogied through the holidays in a state of utter bliss. It has been an absolute joy to have my family under one roof but I can’t lie, I am pooped! I originally planned to roll out this […]

View full post »

I KNOW YOU WANT ME *** I am always on the hunt for a festive cocktail to get the party started and this little concoction is one that is sure to brighten up any gathering! It is especially spectacular in the summer months when strawberries are abundant. You can make a big batch in advance and add […]

View full post »

        ROMANESCO & PURPLE CAULIFLOWER * NO FILTER ADDED SWEAR ! *** On Saturday mornings I love going to the  UCI Farmers Market. It’s my favorite market in the area and the perfect spot for instant gratification. I have a few stands in the market that I support regularly. One of them is the Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store (you can read their […]

View full post »

        ***   I have a thing for breakfast sweets. Don’t misunderstand me, I don’t really eat them (ok sometimes I do) but I spend a lot of time thinking about them. Last week I spotted these Jumbo Cinnamon Rolls at Trader Joe’s and decided I needed to give them a go. […]

View full post »

UA-36259431-1