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Crock Pot Pulled Pork and Sweet Potato Fries

Crock Pot Pulled Pork and Sweet Potato Fries

The weather here surprised us all by hitting 90 degrees yesterday, and today, it’s nearly 100.  San Diego is really a desert, so of course it gets that hot here, but rarely at this time of year, and even more rarely near the coast.  The […]

Roasted Chicken and Tomatoes with Cheese Grits

Roasted Chicken and Tomatoes with Cheese Grits

Mark Twain is believed to have said that the coldest winter he “ever saw” was the summer he spent in San Francisco.   Having been to San Francisco many, many times in my life, and a city I’d happily relocate to if given the opportunity, […]

Mama Mia!  Greek Night In

Mama Mia! Greek Night In

There’s a Greek bistro not too far from where I live called Apollonia.  It rates as one of the casual places I’ve enjoyed locally whose food has had me thinking about it long after I’ve eaten there.  Maybe it’s because I don’t eat Greek food […]

Steak and French Fries

Steak and French Fries

I’ve had a little challenge going for myself since New Year’s Eve.  To be a tad more frugal during the month of January, I’m avoiding grocery stores and working through what we have in the fridge and the pantry.  To be fair, we all did […]

Brined Pork Roast with Mushroom Sage Polenta and Collards

Brined Pork Roast with Mushroom Sage Polenta and Collards

Everyone’s been waxing prolifically about the onset of Fall weather, and although I can say that maybe…but only a slight maybe…the air in the early morning has a slight chill, there’s no way it’s Fall here yet.  Of course the calendar swears it’s October.  And […]