I cooked Chinese Food last night for some new friends and made spring rolls for an appetizer. A friend from California taught me the basics and now I make them with different ingredients depending on my mood and what I have available.
Summer has arrived in Spearfish. The days are warm and the nights are cool. We had good friends over on Sunday and the men immediately headed for Cabelas. Melinda and I headed for the kitchen to create a refreshing drink without a lot of calories or sugar. We created the best drink and called it (...)
First of all I have to confess that I love all quiches, but my favorite are little mini quiches. A friend of mine served a sun dried tomato and goat cheese quiche a few weeks ago and I knew it would become a favorite. Of course, I tweaked an already perfect recipe to make it (...)
I had the opportunity this weekend to experiment with some fun recipes and share them with friends. I wanted to celebrate the summer and its bounty, while giving an old classic a twist. I decided on a martini because it was my mother’s favorite drink and she was on my mind. The twist to this (...)
My cousin, Monique, came over for dinner last night, so I decided to go to Claros, my favorite Italian grocery store. If you live in So. Cal., you must go to a Claros market. The aroma of garlic, cold cuts, and basil fill your being when you walk in. It is a spiritual experience. Really, (...)