Tagged with tomatoes

Homemade Pizza Sauce

Who doesn’t love pizza?  Well, it’s even better when homemade because you get exactly what you want on top.  However, it does take some time if you want to do it right.  The only way is by making your very own pizza sauce.  Plus it comes extremely handy if you have tomatoes that need to … Continue reading »

Sautéed Sole with Lemon Beurre Blanc

This recipe is really fun to make and somewhat simple.  I discovered it while dining in Napa and have been addicted ever since.  It’s light but with a ton of flavor.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Ingredients: 2 large pieces of sole 2/3 cup of dry white wine (like a … Continue reading »

Calistoga, California

My man and I decided to treat ourselves to a nice weekend for our three year anniversary.  I felt that no place was better suited than Solage in Calistoga.  We decide to do this since we have not been on a vacation for just the two of us ever!  This high end resort is so … Continue reading »

Healthy Turkey Pasta

We had ground turkey in the fridge that needed to be eaten.  So we figured…PASTA!  This meant that store bought sauce would not do.  So we made a simple homemade sauce to go with our turkey because we don’t likes preservatives.  I surfed the web to find a recipe a new recipe.  When I found “the” … Continue reading »

The City of Country Music, Nashville

Nashville is one of my favorite cities.  It has great people, great food and of course great music.  I don’t think it gets any better than that.  The draw back is that it gets REALLY hot and humid in the summer.  This is something that my San Francisco self can’t handle for long periods of … Continue reading »

Café Castagna a french delight

What a great find!  This place was a true gem.  I always wanted to try this place but never had.  Then last night that all changed.  My fiancé and I had planned to go to our favorite place for dinner, Pacific Catch but something just made us want to try Café Castagna.  There was no … Continue reading »

Easy Turkey Chili

This is a simple recipe that anyone can make and not mess up.  The reason being is because you can make it your own.  You do not have to follow the recipe to an exact tee.  Truth be told, I usually take a recipe and make it my own by seeing what’s in my pantry. … Continue reading »

Easter Brunch

Photo by Judy Castaillac Easter this year was at a private country club in Atherton, California.  I love Easter because of the brunch at the Menlo Circus Club.  Unfortunately, you can’t enjoy this meal unless your a member but I figured I’d share my meal with you nonetheless. Photo by Judy Castaillac Krispy Creme and … Continue reading »

Guacamole Night

Why buy store packaged guacamole when you can make ten times better at home.  It’s simple, easy and quick.  You’ll look like an amazing chef with such a basic dish.  I usually prepare this dish when we’re having taco night or have some tortilla chips that need a little company.  So here’s your how to on this … Continue reading »

Revised Turkey Lasagna

Ingredients:  1.5 lb ground turkey (optional) 1/2 red onion 2 garlic cloves half a bunch of chopped fresh basil 1 teaspoon of dried oregano 2 tablespoons of brown sugar 1.5 teaspoon of salt 1 (29ounce) of diced tomatoes 2 (6ounces) cans of tomato paste 12 dry lasagna noodles 2 eggs 1 pint of skim ricotta … Continue reading »

Turkey Lasagna @ Home

This is an amazing Turkey Lasagna recipe.  You’d be amazed how much better homemade lasagna is than from a box!  It’s so simple. Ingredients: 1.5 lb ground turkey (optional) 1/2 red onion 2 garlic cloves half a bunch of chopped fresh basil 1 teaspoon of dried oregano 2 tablespoons of brown sugar 1.5 teaspoon of … Continue reading »