Little Italy Farmers’ Market- Dog Days of Summer

With the heat wave we experienced this weekend, the phrase “Dog Days of Summer” kept running through my head. It also reminded me that I still needed to write up this post of my...

World Peace Cookies

I always love trying out recipes with interesting names. These cookies were published in Dorie Greenspan’s Baking: From My Home to Yours, where she named them “World Peace Cookies” after her neighbor was convinced...

Pho Ban Mai

I got a tip from one of my readers, Sandy, that a new pho shop had opened up on Mira Mesa Blvd which was pretty promising. This of course meant only one thing. Another...

Olive Oil Lime Cake

I go through different obsessive buying phases. The current obsession is with cookbooks. One of the cookbooks I recently purchased was Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented.   After having such success with the...

Crossroads at House of Blues

Recently, I was invited by a House of Blues representative to try out the revamped menu offered at Crossroads, the restaurant located as part of the House of Blues. The new menu is designed...

Nutella stuffed Pancake French Toast

I’ve got a really yummy recipe to share with you today. A yummy, indulgent breakfast treat that I plan on making for many more future lazy weekend mornings. These were good enough that I...

San Diego Magazine Everyday Eats

San Diego Magazine Everyday Eats

First off, I want to thank everyone who congratulated me last week, read my San Diego Magazine posts, and shared or tweeted the posts with others.  Both my published pieces showed very good results. ...

Nigella chocolate pudding

If you love chocolate desserts and don’t have much time, make this. This recipe is easy to prep and churns out a chocolate dessert that is ooey gooey and delicious.

Vanilla Rum Cake- Rum Cake Lounge

Isn’t this cake pretty? I love the bundt cake shape and wish I owned this pan. Recently I purchased a cake from Rum Cake Lounge. While the company is based in San Diego, they...

Stacked

Stacked opened its doors this week, located inside Fashion Valley Mall, nearby Cheesecake Factory. Stacked is a chain of restaurants that puts a tech savvy spin on American classics, by allowing people to customize...