Jul 16 2010

Watermelon Salad & Balsamic Sherry Vinaigrette

A mèlange of refreshing fruity flavors with a tart vinaigrette makes this the perfect summer salad! A few weeks ago I joined my friend for an alfresco lunch at the Coffee Shop - yes, it's called exactly that and it is in fact a coffee shop meets after hours bar. Imagine a Denny's but hip, trendy ...

Jul 7 2010

Hump Day Happy Hour: Sangria, Skyscrapers & Sun

Part 1 of my July cocktail series featuring thirst quenching libations every Wednesday this month. Glug, glug, glug, glug... As a California girl, I've always favored warm weather. Of course, it was practically a year round season in sunny SoCal. So when I transplanted myself to this wonderful place where the three other seasons actually exist, ...

Dec 16 2009

Mixed Berry Crumble For Two

Mixed Berry Crumble

As I bit into my dessert, memories of this past summer came flooding back. A refreshing jaunt along the Basque coastline with his father and sister. Up and down the cliffside with views of San Sebastien in the near distance. And a rewarding lunch of tagine followed by his mom's delicious berry crumble. It's funny ...