Monthly Archives: August 2010

Lazy Daisy Cake

I can’t remember who introduced me to the Lazy Daisy cake but, if it was you, thank you very much!  It’s been a favorite of mine for years. The cake itself is white, tender, and amazingly simple.  The topping, reminiscent … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

The heat is ON big time in San Francisco.  We’re finally getting our dose of summer and I for one am thrilled. (Andrew Scrivani/The New York Times) Since bikini weather is just kicking in here, it’s time to finally put … Continue reading

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Dutch Dutch Baby

One of my favorite foods as a kid was a Dutch Baby.  To be honest, I still love it.  It’s a puffy oven baked pancake and in my house it serves more as dinner than breakfast (usually dinner when the … Continue reading

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Curried Cauliflower Soup

Where else in the country are you craving soup these days?  Probably no where other than San Francisco.  I don’t remember another summer when I wanted to shut myself in the kitchen and braise, stew, and simmer away.  It’s just … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

It’s a great time to shop for summer produce.  Don’t miss out on your local farmers’ market these days-the best of the best wont be there for long! (Xiaomei Chen/The Washington Post) The food section in today’s Washington Post takes … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Hope the sun is shining where you are-I need to live vicariously though someone having a real summer.  This chilly SF season is the pits! (Gary Friedman/The Los Angeles Times) You already know I love home ice cream makers.  If … Continue reading

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