Celebrating at Mikuni's
A family get-together at Mikuni's, in Sacramento, to celebrate with our niece before she heads off to college. Another one leaves the nest!
posted on July 31, 2010
Crisp and crunchy or soft and sweet - enjoying peaches before they disappear for the season.
posted on July 30, 2010
French Country Chicken
A ‘homey’ dish of French Herbed Country Chicken with Artichoke Hearts.
posted on July 29, 2010
Another of our favorite veggies is water spinach - very leafy greens with hollow tube stems. Great stir fried with shrimp paste.
posted on July 28, 2010
Carnitas and Grilled Chicken Burritos from the “world famous” La Costena's in Mountain View. They claim to have made the world's biggest burrito (over 3,500…
posted on July 27, 2010
Olive Chicken and Chicken Loves Me
Pan-Seared Chicken with Kalamatas and Feta
posted on July 26, 2010
Nha Hang Saigon
After Gerry's successful finish in the Wharf to Wharf Run, he rewarded himself (and me!) to a brunch of satisfying noodle soups in Little Saigon.
posted on July 25, 2010
Picnic at the Park
Forgot to take an earlier picture. Here's what's left of my contribution to the church outing - it was a Chicken Salad with a Peanut Dressing.
posted on July 24, 2010
Oh no, not me - I just do the cooking! It's my husband that's loading up on carbs to ready himself for the Wharf to Wharf run this Sunday. Hope this Red…
posted on July 23, 2010
Enjoyed Wagamama's Noodle Bar in the UK. Now we've made their Tori Kara Age and Tofu Katsu.
posted on July 22, 2010
Chinese BBQ Ribs
No spares around here. We ate the whole rack.
posted on July 21, 2010
Giada's Cantaloupe Salad
My variation of Giada De Laurentiis' Cantaloupe Salad with Walnuts and Citrus Dressing.
posted on July 20, 2010
James and the Giant...
The biggest nectarine I've ever eaten…grapefruit-sized!
posted on July 19, 2010
Blueberry Crumb Muffins
This recipe features a wonderful crumbly streusel topping on a very berry muffin. Unfortunately, when you consume too many of these, the muffin top ends up…
posted on July 18, 2010
Happy Birthday, Big Boy!
Made our way to college town of Stockton today to celebrate our eldest son's 22nd birthday. We enjoyed a boat full of sushi, then a complimentary Tempura Ice…
posted on July 17, 2010
A Two Dog Night
Three Dog Night, Two Dog Night - it wasn't, since it almost hit 100ºF today. Here's to good memories of our trip to Coney Island a few years ago.
posted on July 16, 2010
12 Lbs. 8 oz.
…is what this Lasagna weighs. It's loaded with sausage, spinach, and four different cheeses.
posted on July 15, 2010
…and with the rest of the strawberries we bought this week, Gerry made this Fresh Strawberry Yogurt Cake.
posted on July 14, 2010
Bobby Flay Chops
Pork Chops with Fresh Nectarine Ginger Chutney made from Bobby Flay's Boy Meets Grill.
posted on July 13, 2010
Peak of the season - a great sale on sweet strawberries this week. Heaped them up in this Fresh Strawberry Pie.
posted on July 12, 2010