An Autumn Affair

This past weekend, we opened our home to friends that feel like family to celebrate the fall season. I had visions of bonfires and mugs of hot, spiked cider, but reality got in my way. It was unseasonably warm and there remains a complete absence of anything resembling a fire pit in my backyard. We need to remedy this. Until life drops a spare weekend in my lap, I guess we'll have to make do....more

Three Things You Should Never Say to a Chef

There are three things you should never say to a chef.  I know because I’m married to one…a very good one. ...more

Foodie Finds | A Weekly Food Post

food·ie noun - a person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet....more

Stuffed Chicken... move over ~ check out Stuffed Pork Chops

Feta, Tomato and Pine Nut Stuffed Pork Chops Stuffed pork chops are a lovely alternative to the traditional stuffed chicken breast.  The stuffing combines fresh cherry tomatoes, creamy feta cheese and pine nuts....more

Venice Beach Wines: Beet Salad with Flair!

Ooooh la la! Wine and beets and cheese   oh my! Craving some Southern California warmth, a glass of delicious Malbec, and a snazzy, decadent beet salad? Yes - you heard me correctly: decadent beet salad! Venice Beach Wines awaits your fabulous presence.  ...more

Nutella Braided Bread - Must Try Recipe

Nutella Braided Bread is soft, tasty and gorgeous looking, and one of the best bread recipes that I have tried.This is very easy to make and will be loved by all. A perfect bread for holidays....more

Quinoa and Kidney Beans Pilaf

Quinoa and Kidney Beans Pilaf  is delicious and flavorful pilaf recipe. Quinoa is gluten free and high in protein. Red kidney beans is good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber.This is very good option for vegetarians/vegans and for those who are diet conscious....more

Yumalicious food from around the world

 Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.- Dorothy Day Food not only is a necessity but it is also an unforgettable experience on a daily basis.Do you eat in a rush or do you take the time to cook your meals and really savor every single bite?...more