Sugar, milk or a combination of both is often a remedy for smoothing out the bitterness in a cup of coffee. Iced coffee is often so watered down that bitterness and acidity can linger and put a damper on this hot day beverage....more
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.
While reading my son the story of Dumbo, I had forgotten there was a passage around the clowns drinking some "funny water." And of course my son didn't understand what that meant. So that became the moment when I told my five-year-old about the effects of alcohol. ...more
I am in love with the Pacific Northwest. Rich with delightful cafes and restaurants, vibrant culture, and a delicious saturation of breweries, Portland is one of my favorite cities in Oregon to visit.
Before summer officially ends I want to share one more refreshing recipe that’s easy to make. Apologies if you’ve been seeing a lot of bananas in my posts for the past weeks. I’m obsessed with frozen bananas lately. I think it will become a staple food in our house. My little boy’s nap and sleep routine has also changed. I can’t squeeze-in baking in my schedule right now. We want a dessert and this quick recipe is just perfect. ...more
One super hot sunny day. Sweat dripping. Frozen bananas in the fridge. Left-over milk.It’s time to make banana smoothie.My little boy and his dad were playing basketball outside which means I have this teeny-weeny little chance to sneak in the kitchen to make something that will beat the heat. Something fast. Something easy. Done in a matter of minutes before my little boy returns and cling to me like a panda....more