Monthly Archives: July 2014

Peach Galette

I’m insane. I turned on the oven and stove on a hot and humid day. What was I thinking? I’m not going to lie, it was miserable for an hour or so but I dare say it was worth it. … Continue reading

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52 Weeks: 30/52

This last week has been crazy crowded in town with everything from  clogged freeways and streets to long lines at some restaurants and general hassle getting around. Add heat and humidity to that equation and it’s easy to see where … Continue reading

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Peach Prosecco Floats

When life gives you peaches… you make prosecco floats! That’s precisely how I cooled myself down and made use of some of this peach basil sorbet. Prosecco is just a touch sweet and the effervescence brightens the peach flavor making this … Continue reading

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52 Weeks: 29/52

Each Sunday I can’t believe how quickly the weekend sped by. Really, where does the time go? I love the variety of summer fruits, especially our peaches! This year our tree was super generous and is producing the largest amount … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding

Lately, it’s been popsicle and ice cream weather. Iced tea, cold beer, white wine, and grilling season. Sometimes, you may want something different. I got out of my usual routine and made a batch of fragrant rice pudding and substituted … Continue reading

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52 Weeks: 28/52

I skipped a week but now I’m back! This week I’m sharing snaps from the LA trip: Passing by the first In-N-Out in Baldwin Park en route to a midnight snack. It takes forever to get anywhere no matter the … Continue reading

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Colònia Güell, Gaudí and an Abandoned Castle

Colònia Güell Santa Coloma de Cervelló Approximately 45 minutes outside of Barcelona amongst the pine woods is the tranquil village of Colónia Güell.  Eusebio Güell, a local businessman, set up the town and opened up a textile mill complete with village housing for workers, … Continue reading

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