Hanging Ten

December 16, 2011
Beach Scene Cake

NEWSFLASH… beep, beep, beep, beep, beep. I realize I’m interrupting today’s regularly scheduled cocktail post. I know it’s Friday, and you probably need a cocktail just as badly as I do. —May I suggest having a nice glass of red while I get my act together. Just so you know, I have two very valid […]

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Thanksgiving Recap

November 28, 2011
Thanksgiving Turkey

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. Ours was somewhat quiet since I had to report into work bright and early Friday morning. We kicked off the morning by making a small batch of this port cranberry sauce.

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FoodBuzz 2011 Blogger Festival

November 7, 2011
San Francisco Ferry Building

Today I wanted to share with you just a handful of notes I made to myself this past weekend while I attended the FoodBuzz 3rd Annual Blogger Festival in San Francisco: When going on a short trip there really is no reason to pack every single electronic device you own, your iPhone will do. (Being […]

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Decadence – LA Food & Wine 2011 Recap

October 17, 2011
Chef Sherry Yard

Brilliant, Innovating, Charming, Spunky, Fun, and Energetic (to say the least) are just a few of the adjectives that immediately come to mind when I think of Chef Sherry Yard. The following shots are just a “tiny” glimpse into the day I spent lending a hand for Decadence, the after party Chef Sherry hosted during […]

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Desserts & Cars

October 10, 2011
Pumpkin Mini Tarts topped with Meringue

In addition to constantly dreaming about desserts, I find myself quite frequently dreaming about cars, fast cars. There’s one dream where I find myself cruising around Monaco then all of a sudden an insatiable craving for a Parisian Macaron takes over me, so I’m forced to hop into my car and speed up to Ladurée […]

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