Monthly Archives: December 2013

persimmon bruschetta

My friend Heather is in the process of moving from Boise to Los Gatos and normally I’d do an intervention  – siting that she must be temporarily insane to give up the clean air, easy access to mountains and rivers

persimmon bruschetta

My friend Heather is in the process of moving from Boise to Los Gatos and normally I’d do an intervention  – siting that she must be temporarily insane to give up the clean air, easy access to mountains and rivers

poached pear and frangipane tart

I didn’t even know how to pronounce it, let alone know what it was but on the glossy pages of the cookbook it looked beautiful, was seasonal and once I figured out that frangipane was a filling made with almonds,

poached pear and frangipane tart

I didn’t even know how to pronounce it, let alone know what it was but on the glossy pages of the cookbook it looked beautiful, was seasonal and once I figured out that frangipane was a filling made with almonds,

the silkiest carrot soup. ever.

There’s a soup swap that we’ve been invited to the last couple of years and while “swap” may sound innocent enough, my husband Devin and I both translate this into “competition”. You can read about how the event works here

the silkiest carrot soup. ever.

There’s a soup swap that we’ve been invited to the last couple of years and while “swap” may sound innocent enough, my husband Devin and I both translate this into “competition”. You can read about how the event works here

cranberry margarita

I read somewhere once that a good host should always greet their guests at the door with a drink in their hand. That it automatically puts everyone at ease and sets the tone for the evening. This is protocol I

cranberry margarita

I read somewhere once that a good host should always greet their guests at the door with a drink in their hand. That it automatically puts everyone at ease and sets the tone for the evening. This is protocol I