Monthly Archives: March 2014

Potato Rounds and Romesco Sauce

Sauces make most everything taste better. It’s true that some foods such as fresh vegetables and fruits really don’t need anything extra, but sometimes condiments make the flavors pop. These roasted potatoes are a good example of a snack that … Continue reading

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52 Weeks: 13/52

  This week was much better than the last mostly because I wasn’t sick and also because we made another trip over the border. This time, we stopped for drinks at La Justina, a newish bar/restaurant for some drinks before … Continue reading

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Barbadian Gin Punch

This gin punch is ready for summer. It’s ready for longer days, lazy, warm days and a whole lot of sitting around on the porch just sipping away and enjoying the day. Yeah, that sounds about right. I know Spring … Continue reading

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Love at First Bite: Papas Canarias

Spain’s autonomous communities, the Canary Islands are an archipelago located off the coast of North Africa. Unfortunately, I’ve never traveled to the Canaries (had the opportunity and chose to visit Toledo, Spain instead- which was awesome), but I really want … Continue reading

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52 Weeks: 12/52

I always pass by the “smiles” while running errands but never stopped to take a photo… until now. Whenever the chickens see any of us coming outside, they run towards us in anticipation of treats. Today they got lucky. Have … Continue reading

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Sazerac Cocktail

The Sazerac cocktail, a celebrated New Orleans original, has stood the test of time. It’s a classic cocktail originally made with Peychaud’s bitters, absinthe, and rye whiskey. Nowadays, it’s ingredients can vary slightly depending on the bartender and ingredients available. … Continue reading

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52 Weeks: 11/52

The other night we went to check out a super cool space that is part gallery, part bar, and part taco shop. The gallery had a surf/skate theme art show going on and the place was packed as you can … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage Slaw

This is no ordinary cabbage slaw. Looks can be deceiving and you’re probably thinking this looks pretty boring. I can’t blame you. It’ not all tarted up with garnishes and it doesn’t have a lot of texture going on. I … Continue reading

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Profiteroles with Blood Orange-Mezcal Caramel

My memory is not great, but do I remember the first time I had profiteroles like it was 5 minutes ago and not 14 years ago. It’s a distinct memory and no surprise that the things I remember most revolve … Continue reading

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