I have never been to a lobster feast…or a clam bake. So, we were quite excited when we saw The Deloach Vineyards members only Lobster Feast. The date was within a week of our 34th Anniversary, so we made reservations, which lead to this whole, sweet Napa and Sonoma mini vacation. This was our second […]Read More Adventures in Napa/Sonoma, Day 2, The Lobster Feast
I like seafood any time of the year, but I especially like shell fish in the summer. Shrimp pairs so well with so many summer items including fresh veggies, corn and, of course, grilling. I’m not good in hot weather, so as has been my custom, I head to the hills when the temperature hits […]Read More Chile Lime Shrimp! Or, I don’t clean trout. That’s why I got married.
When you think of summer what food comes to mind? Watermelon? Ripe tomatoes? Sweet corn? Mostly I think of fresh, ripe fruit and vegetables. I also think of wandering around the Farmers’ Markets and seeing all the fresh fruit and veggies. Ah…summer.Read More Whip It! Whip it Good…Blueberries with Maple Whipped Cream
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
As I look back at the past month and wonder where it went, I see that Yes!Chef! and I have been pretty busy with life type stuff and he hasn’t had a lot of time to cook up a bunch of things for the blog.Read More Flirting with Skirt Steak
“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out alive.” – Bugs Bunny Carrots have a lot going for them. They are a pretty color, they are a little sweet, you can eat them raw or cook them and they taste good. In a pinch, you can feed them to horses (or rabbits). Most especially, […]Read More “What’s Up Doc?” Shredded Carrot Salad with Lime-Jalapeno-Cilantro Dressing
It’s been two weeks now since my daughter’s wedding to a wonderful young man. The wedding was lovely and we were lucky the weather was not hot, nor cold. The weekend before the wedding the temperature was 106 degrees. Two days after the wedding the weather turned quite cold-around 65 degrees- and rainy. This past […]Read More Chiles and Limes go together like Love and Marriage