Monthly Archives: August 2008

Perfect Late Summer Ice Cream

It’s good to know someone is reading my blog, Steve S. (keep the comments coming everyone!). I mentioned goat cheese ice cream with caramelized figs on Wednesday and I thought I’d post the recipe. We made this in culinary school … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

I can’t believe summer is coming to an end. By the time I post ‘What I’m Reading’ next week, school will be back in session and reality will certainly have kicked in. Ahhh….enjoy your last days of freedom. In today’s … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things NOT to Love about L.A.

I had to do it. I loved a lot about L.A. this summer-way more than I expected. That said, I still had a few pet peeves….read on. 10. Getting Ripped off: “Have you been to Capo?” “You have to go … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things to Love about L.A.

Believe it or not, there are 10 things to love about L.A. (probably even more than that). Before I got here, I wouldn’t have believed it either but, I’ve been convinced. These aren’t really in any order, with the exception … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Well, time is winding down here in So Cal and the north is calling. I’ve still got the grill going so, in these last days of summer, here’s what I’m reading (and hopefully cooking). Rob, you can thank me for … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

My mom made a lot of delicious banana bread when I was growing up. In her typical fashion, she never made the same recipe twice so, while I can’t remember a bad loaf, she doesn’t have her ‘signature’ recipe. I … Continue reading

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Burrata, Burrata Everywhere!

You’ve had it, right? It is EVERYWHERE these days. Burrata crostini, burrata pizza, burrata and eggs, burrata and pasta….the list goes on. It is the ‘it’ cheese right now and I don’t think it’s going anywhere for a while. I … Continue reading

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