Monthly Archives: May 2013

honey vanilla teacake with fresh berries

While I was in Paris, I went to La Grande Épicerie at Le Bon Marché for the first time.   Much to Matt’s chagrin, I slowly meandered down each aisle, admiring rows of beautiful olive oils, yogurts, cheeses, an entire section … Continue reading

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springtime dinner al fresco for my momma’s birthday

 {dungeness crab rolls with homemade light brioche buns} This past weekend we headed down to my parents’ house in San Jose {after a much needed pit stop stop at In N Out for lunch}, and spent the rest of the … Continue reading

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spring pea and goat cheese risotto

What is your go to recipe?  I love this question.  Or rather, I love hearing other people’s answer to this question.  I myself find it nearly impossible to answer.  I sometimes experience anxiety watching shows like Master Chef or Top Chef … Continue reading

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