A family that we know very well visited the East Coast this last month. They took lots of pictures of their trip which we enjoyed seeing on Facebook. They did make a stop in Maine and began showing photos of lobster rolls. I couldn’t get my mind off lobster rolls (especially after seeing so many […]Read More “That’s the way we roll” Shrimp Rolls
Yes!Chef! loves pork. Until he started cooking pork for me, I always turned up my nose at any mention of recipes that included pork. My experience with pork has been dried up meat that needed lots of barbecue sauce in order to be able to choke it down. My mind has been changed with […]Read More Pulled Pork Sandwiches and Print Competitions
“Buckwheat: Do you like pickles? Porky: i think they stink! Buckwheat: I love pickles Porky: My mum makes me eat them Buckwheat: I’m crazy about em! Porky: I’ll sell you my pickle for a nickle Buckwheat: How bout 2 cents.. Porky:Ok Buckwheat: I’ve got two pickles. I’ve got two pickles. I’ve got two pickles today […]Read More “Pickles are so firm. Pickles are so crunchy. Do you have a pickle. For when I need a munchie?” The Pickle Song
I think I’ve mentioned before that my family loves to get together and celebrate. Frequently, we have nothing special to celebrate, but we just like to get together, laugh and eat good food. However, on Sunday we had many reasons to celebrate: it was the first time the whole family had been together since Christmas, […]Read More Pulled Pork Sandwiches al Fresco and a Family Celebration
“How about a lunch date?” my friend, Pam, asked me the other day via email. I’m always up for getting together with her, so we met yesterday at a little French cafe called Cafe Rolle in Sacramento, CA. It’s located in one of my favorite parts of Sacramento.Read More Lunch at Cafe Rolle or I’m not a restaurant critic but I know what’s good!
UPDATE 05/09/12: More pictures added from the photo shoot I did at this wonderful bistro located in Cameron Park, CA. Chef John welcomed my husband and I into his bistro with a friendly smile and big hug. Yes!Chef! (Corby) interned with Chef John for over a year learning much from the Cordon Bleu (France) graduate. […]Read More Visit to Zac Jack Bistro
I generally enjoy living out in the country, however, we do live 25 minutes from the nearest town and, more importantly, major grocery store. So, I have to plan carefully whenever I decide to coerce Yes! Chef! into cooking something for me. My youngest son works at Safeway in Placerville, so when I drop him […]Read More Chicken Gyros or Where can a nice girl like me find Greek Yogurt Around here?