My Sunday mornings are usually relaxed and schedule-free. Sunday afternoons are spent catching up with family, running errands, and planning the week to come. But Sunday mornings are for lounging and just enjoying the indulgence of no obligations. This morning as the clouds dispersed and sunlight found its way through my kitchen window, I was … Continue reading Sunday Morning Scones
Good morning campers -- today is National Margarita Day! Have I mentioned how much I love margaritas? No, not those frozen, icky-sweet concoctions that come out of a blender, or some mess of bottled sweet-and-sour mix thrown together with Jose Cuervo Gold! I'm talking about the simple, delicious elegance of 100% blue agave tequila, Cointreau, … Continue reading Oh My… Margaritas!
In the middle of January's Food-palooza -- as the Good Food Awards segued to the Fancy Food Show -- was a timely panel discussion co-hosted by CUESA, Kitchen Table Talks, and the Good Food Awards. The topic: "Scaling Up Artisanal Food: How Big Is Too Big?" The event, held at the San Francisco Ferry Building … Continue reading How Big Is Big Enough?
Did you know that there's a food "holiday" almost every day of the year? Yep, and today is National Chocolate Fondue Day. (Apparently it's also World Nutella Day, but that holiday is getting plenty of coverage elsewhere. I thought National Chocolate Fondue Day deserved some love here.) It's been a long time since I've had … Continue reading Another Excuse to Eat Chocolate
Today is National Pisco Day! You know what that means -- Pisco Sours! (Pisco, by the way, is a clear brandy and can vary in flavor profile and alcohol intensity, depending on the distiller.) While I don't usually write about cocktails, Pisco Sours are rivaling my long-favorite Margarita as my choice cocktail. Last year I … Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons… Make Pisco Sours