The sweet life

September 26, 2009
Farm-fresh plums sauteed in a little butter, a hint of cinnamon, a scrape of nutmeg and a whisper of brown sugar. Served on a breakfast table spread with a Provencal...

Kitchen Hell

September 14, 2009
Oh, it's insanity.Hell's Kitchen.I'm addicted. And then I'm not. There's only so much of Chef Gordon Ramsay's TV abuse that I can take.On the other hand, this season...

Rainbow of foods

August 20, 2009
It's not so hard to eat healthily, if we think about the rainbow of foods available to us.Some delicious raw. Others made more tasty by excellent preparation.I don't...

I heart food but…

August 5, 2009
This is how weird I can get about food.This meal program requires me to eat regularly and steadily every few hours. Protein heavy. No fruits at all. Unlimited veggies of...

Kitchen Zen

August 2, 2009
Kitchen duties have always been something I’ve had to cram in (or avoid) between time-consuming career responsibilities, travel and necessary down time. I had a very...

Killer Hot Chocolate

June 18, 2009
We ended our trip on a relaxing note—up early on Monday and a nice, long walk on a beautiful San Francisco morning to Ghirardelli Square, where we had the most...


June 4, 2009
The menu for our January reception is just about in place. I did a tssting yesterday, and the food will be yummy!It's kind of fusion cuisine, taking into account our...

Afternoon tea–a thing of the past?

May 24, 2009
There's nothing more civilized than the British custom of afternoon tea. I love the ritual of it: the tea pot. The tiny, crustless sandwiches. Petite pastries. Clotted...

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