Roasted Kabocha Squash with Pine Nuts and Pomegranate Molasses

Roasted Kabocha Squash with Pine Nuts and Pomegranate Molasses

Sometimes I think I have planned ahead, but really haven’t.  Or maybe I have planned it all out in my head, but forgot to tell my body to actually follow through. Whatever. . . I meet with a group of Los Angeles based food bloggers, and naturally we all bring a fabulous dish to share.  […]

Panko Crusted Fig and Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops

Cambozola and Figs Placed on Chop

When fig season arrives, I enjoy eating the sweet, fresh fruit out of my hand.  Figs are such an interesting fruit, being rather squat and ugly on the outside yet beautiful on the inside.  A perfect example of not judging a book by its cover. California Mission figs are my favorite type of fig, with […]

PFB #3 – The “Only Slightly Fancy” Family Dinner Party

The "Only Slightly Fancy" Table Setting

Much to my surprise,  I find myself in round 3 of Project Food Blog – The Luxury Dinner Party.  Only thing is, I don’t do luxury.  I can appreciate it, and I do enjoy luxurious things on occasion. I just don’t DO it.  I have always been more of a casual and fun kind of […]