Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Ever since living in Germany and befriending a few Swedes who showed me the value of celebrating midsommer, I’ve tried to celebrate or have a party to mark some of the longest days of the year, This year, the event was a Tiki Party! I mainly decided on this months ago because I found this … Continue reading

New in June 2014

I’m still here!!! It’s far far too late to say happy new year, but happy first post of 2014 everyone! I have been keeping myself busy with: A trip to Japan! Rafting down the Grand Canyon! Sunning and clubbing in Miami! Weekend trips to Santa Barbara, Napa, Sonoma and Half Moon Bay! And finally, a … Continue reading

Grown Up Floats: Tomato Sorbet + Champagne

I started subscribing to Sunset Magazine back in February. I signed up for it by snail mailing in a check. REALLY old school. I know. Seeing as that I send most of my mail from the office, my coworkers laughed and made fun of me as I made my way to the mail area, but … Continue reading

Potato & Artichoke Salad

I have a new man in my life, and he’s been taking up a lot of time. Here are a few things about him: He loves pate and steak. He’s a ginger. He LOVES to play. He also loves to share my bed and couch, and cuddle really close to my face in the middle … Continue reading

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

I’ve wanted to try making stuffed squash blossoms for a while now. I picked some up at the farmers market last year, but didn’t quite get around to fixing them up, not to mention I was slightly intimidated by the thought of deep-frying them. I saw them again this year and thought I’d give it … Continue reading