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Southwestern BBQ Chicken Salad

Southwestern BBQ Chicken Salad

Returning our son to San Francisco for another year of school marks an unofficial end of summer for us.  Twelve weeks of his being at home included road trips filled with yummy eats, movie nights, drives through fast food joints, and food we haven’t had […]

Grilled Rack of Lamb with Garlic, Chilies and Anchovies

Grilled Rack of Lamb with Garlic, Chilies and Anchovies

My food magazines seem to pile up quickly these days so to encourage myself to sit down long enough to look at them, I make a small pile and carry them from one room to another thinking their physical presence will be a reminder.  It’s […]

Grilled Pancetta Wrapped Salmon Skewers

Grilled Pancetta Wrapped Salmon Skewers

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written here and I’d like to say it’s because we’ve stopped eating — our waistlines would most likely appreciate it if we had — but sadly, that is not the case.  With my youngest son’s last year of […]

Sliders and Bratwurst are Quick Game Day Food

Sliders and Bratwurst are Quick Game Day Food

It’s Friday, and much of the food world seems to be focused on one thing:  Super Bowl food. Okay, so maybe not, but I had to start this somewhere, right? Maybe it would be more accurate to say 50% of us use it as an […]

Honey Mustard Grilled Pork Chops

Honey Mustard Grilled Pork Chops

Remember that song “It Never Rains in California?”  Well, of course we know it rains, but not as frequently here as it does even north of L.A.  In fact, this year we’ve had almost none — except for last Saturday evening when we’d decided to […]