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Moments – Baked Zucchini

I believe initially adoring something is about your first impression. But it’s after this when you form a deeper, more honest opinion. I used to detest St. Louis for a litany of reasons. Mainly because my sister lived there instead of Seattle. I thought mashed potatoes came from the devil, eggs were poison, and I should have been born a boy so I could dunk. Continue reading


Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

Someone should tell me to read the fine print because I don’t always catch on. Somehow I didn’t realize when Manju, the amazing author of Three Tastes Tao in the Kitchen, asked me to share seven things about myself that I was being  awarded the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award. At least when you’re a blogger, no one can see you blush from embarrassment. Thank you so much to Manju and Dee, author of Delicious Sweets. You both are amazingly flattering!

I have met some of the most wonderful people through this adventure with food. You have all shared bites from your kitchen and pieces of your life. It is an honor.

The award is two fold. The first part is sharing seven facts about myself. So, here goes: Continue reading


Carbs & Irish Car Bombs – Irish Soda Bread

I’m a white mutt. There must be Irish in me somewhere. I give that part of my heritage credit for San Francisco’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade being my second favorite day of the year. (My first is Christmas Eve.) It’s the day my inner leprechaun comes roaring out in a not so subtle fake Irish accent. I indulge in a wee bit of brandy on the fine holiday and mix it with a touch of Baileys. Perhaps I down the Baileys/Brandy shot within half pint of Guinness, but that’s it an Irish Car Bomb after all and they’re tasty. Continue reading