January 29, 2008
I've mentioned my love of cookbooks before. Admittedly, I generally do not create many meals from...
January 28, 2008
For the last 8 years we have attended the Sundance Film Festival and have seen it grow from just a...
January 26, 2008
Save your mother! That's what you'll need to do if you want to make your own vinegar from wine. The...
January 26, 2008
Usually salad rolls are eaten as appetizers, but I love to make them with various fillings and...
January 25, 2008
We definitely eat more fish than beef, but I was feeling unavoidable carnivorous so I thought I...
January 24, 2008
decadent chocolate chip cookies
In 1994, my mom's best friend, and my "spiritual" mother, Ann Wall Frank wrote a...
January 22, 2008
One of the things I love about Thai food is the gentle balance of spicy, sweet and sour flavors....
January 21, 2008
Risotto is a difficult and time consuming dish to make, one that all too easily results in a heavy...
January 20, 2008
I love all types of books. I guess you could classify me as a voracious reader. I also tend to buy...
January 18, 2008
I know I should, but I don't always eat breakfast. So on those days when I get my morning latte at...
January 17, 2008
I mentioned before the items I inherited from my Grandmother's kitchen. One of these items...
January 16, 2008
The last two years my grandmother would always say to me, "Now, you better put your name on...
January 15, 2008
When there's crab in the house there are no left-overs. Really, I can eat my body weight in these...
January 14, 2008
I lived in Japan for three years. I wish that I had at least once dragged my body out of bed at 3:...
January 13, 2008
We were in our local Draeger's Market the other day and sampled an oil I'd never heard of: Argan...
January 11, 2008
My first attempt at marmalade proved successful! I did alter the recipe a bit so if you'd like to...
January 10, 2008
Trefethen Wine Label
Sheri and I had a real treat last weekend when we visited the Trefethen Winery and Vineyards. Their...
January 8, 2008
While in Napa last weekend I gathered a few handfuls of kumquats from our friend's grandmother...
January 5, 2008
On our recent trip to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico, we had a fantastic lobster feast. As an appetizer we...
January 4, 2008
We are having near-hurricane weather here in the Bay Area so I've decided to stay indoors and...

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