While I wait for the new Chipotle to open within walking distance of my office (can you say D-A-N-G-E-R-O-U-S!?), I continue my search for lunch ideas that are simple, tasty and healthy. Not leaving myself with a whole lot of time in the morning to prepare lunch, my lunches need to be items I can prepare … Continue reading
Posted in September 2012 …
Avocado Butter ~ Whaaaaat!?
It’s a rare occasion that I have a full Sunday to myself. A Sunday that doesn’t involve at minimum, an hour and a half drive. A Sunday where I have the whole day to fill it with anything I choose. Of course as soon as I do have a day to myself, what do I … Continue reading
Fish Veracruz en Papillote
Looking for a light, healthy and delicious spin on baked fish? I got you covered! I ran across Fish Veracruz en Papillote in an issue of Cuisine at Home. The vividness of the bright red tomatoes and red jalapeno’s (which I’ve never seen before!) in the picture caught my eye. Cooking en papillote basically means … Continue reading
Chicken Tikka Masala – Take II!
It’s just a few weeks short of a year since the first (and last) time I tried my hand at making homemade Chicken Tikka Masala. Although I knew I’d try preparing it again, I certainly wasn’t in a hurry until I found a recipe I could trust. A few weeks ago one of my favorite … Continue reading
Pork Chops and New Beginnings!
I’m a thin-cut, bone-in, pan-fried pork chop kind of girl! Always have been, always will be. Some things will just never change. Ever. 🙂 Then there are things that seem to constantly change and those things we must change…. Never did I ever think I’d say, “I’m going to Target to pick up milk, a gift box, … Continue reading
Memories Over Chocolate Cream Pie!
Memories are a funny thing. Two people can share the exact same moment , yet what you take away from it and what memories you’re left with can be totally different from what the other person comes away with. Why is that? Do memories get embellished over time as the intricate details are forgotten so new ones are … Continue reading
Saying Farewell with Lemon Meringue Pie!
This afternoon we honored and celebrated the life of my Uncle George. J. George Coons was a resident of Richmond, California and a native of Oakland, California. George passed away peacefully in his sleep at age 91 on August 16th, 2012. Born to Albert and Virginia (DeCoursey) Coons, George retired from Alameda Naval Air Station … Continue reading