Month: June 2012

Plum Tarragon Crisp.

I love plums. Ripe delicious plums that is. Unripe plums can kindly stay out of my life and mouth until they are ready. I fell in love with plums as a kid. We always used to take them to the beach. Along with p.b….

Heywood Grilled Cheese Shoppe.

I miss living in Echo Park. I moved from there to an area in LA called Franklin Village. While it’s super cool that you can see the “wood” of the Hollywood sign from the backyard, I miss my old stomping grounds. Something about the…

Meyer Lemon Strawberry Whipped Cream Pie and Honey Balsamic Strawberry Galette.

Strawberries were my favorite as a kid. They have always captivated me with their bright red colors and tiny seeded flesh. I enjoy the juicy sweet varieties and even like the not so sweet ones too. There’s just something about them that I have…

Apple & Beet Pizettes.

I saw these apple and beet pizettes on an episode of Giada At Home. I decided they need to be in my mouth and hence they were made. I found them quite delicious and I think you will too. Apple-Beet Pizettes Ingredients: 1 medium…

Apple-Lavender-“Goat Cheese” Galette.

Herbs and fruit, I loves it. Add a tofu based vegan chèvre and some wine and you have yourself an afternoon. 😉 This is a pretty loosey goosey recipe. It really was thrown together with leftovers of all sorts. I used this recipe for…

Blood Orange Chiffon Cake.

To be honest, I can’t remember ever eating chiffon cake before. Supposedly it’s very fluffy and rich, made so by being full of eggies. When I saw this Blood Orange Chiffon cake, I knew I wanted to make it. I have been really inspired…

Gilcrease Orchard & Farm Fresh Apricots.

The last time I was in North Las Vegas, my friends and I attempted to visit one of the only local produce farms, Gilcrease Orchards, for some u-pick goodies. Unfortunately, they were not yet open for the season so we didn’t get to explore….