Food Trends for 2011

I love seeing the food trend predictions for the year.  Here are a few of the trends….. Meatless Monday’s Meatless Monday’s goal is to encourage U.S. consumers to cut their meat consumption by 15 percent for the betterment of our health and the planet. Macaroons Cupcakes and are so last year! Macaroons or macarons, usually […]

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  December 27, 2010   No comments

My Chef’s Knife – R.I.P.

Last Saturday my wonderful husband made breakfast, lunch and dinner and this is what happened…..  He also almost cut his finger off…… I have a favorite knife.  Or shall I say, I had? I loved my knife and carried it with me to every job (thank goodness I didn’t have any jobs at the airport).  […]

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  November 22, 2010   5 comments

1 Year Blogiversary

It’s been a year since I started this blog.  I’m not sure what possessed me to do it in the first place.  Most people think it’s because of the movie Julie & Julia, but that’s not the case.  It was mainly to try to figure out how to do it. I have never missed a […]

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  July 16, 2010   7 comments

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

Yesterday, I was in downtown Los Angeles looking for fabric.  It was lunch time and I was hungry, so I ventured over to the hotdog / taco cart.  The cart cook was grilling up bacon wrapped hot dogs.  What could be wrong with this?

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  June 28, 2010   No comments

Salt & Pepper

Not a lot of people know that I have a fairly extensive collection of salt & pepper shakers.  I started my collection with one simple set of Holstein cows, then a set of lobster claws from my trip to Maine and then I made the HUGE mistake of mentioning my new infatuation to my friends.  […]

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  February 1, 2010   3 comments

Beef Wellington

Valentine’s Day Dinner I think going out to dinner on Valentine’s Day is dumb, ditto New Year’s Eve.  You pay twice as much for a mediocre meal and free “all you can down”, cheap champagne or a headache in a flute!  No thanks. Traditionally, my husband, Eric, puts on a tux, the girls get all […]

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  January 19, 2010   1 comment

Help for Haiti

It’s really hard to think about food when there are people alive, hungry and trapped under rubble in Haiti.  From the Red Cross: “Text “Haiti” to 90999 to donate. 100% of your $10 donation passes thru to @RedCross for Haiti relief. Your cell carrier keeps nothing.  Enter Haiti Earthquake in the subject line.

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  January 15, 2010   No comments