Category: etc

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pumpkin items are back at trader joe’s!

Yesterday I needed to pick up a few things at Trader Joe’s since it’s my turn for breakfast Wednesday and I discovered that Trader Joe’s pumpkin items are BACK! YES! Not only that, but they created a bunch of new...

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foodie finds (part 2)

Here’s another installment of “Foodie Finds!” – various things that don’t warrant their own post filled with products and foods I’ve tried out recently. There’s a Fresh n’ Easy near my work and I stop by there sometimes to pick up...

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civil war days + the donuttery / huntington beach, ca

This was our third year attending the Civil War Reenactment in Huntington Beach. It’s held every year over Labor Day weekend and is sponsored by the City of Huntington Beach. It’s one of the free reenactments you can attend. You...

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friday food finds

I had a bunch of things that didn’t quite constitute a full post, so I’m going to stick them all together and call it “food finds”. Why not! [housemade gyro with potato salad from wich addiction] Here’s a terrible photo...

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party food and twinkie bundt cake

The next day after laser tag was the day of the party for T! It was just a small affair with Jake’s sister and her family, along with a friend of the family and my dad (plus Maya). Jake manned...

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patron secret dining society

Awhile ago I signed up for this site called Patron Social Club. I don’t remember why or how I had heard about it, but I read about “secret dining” events and I thought, “Well heck yeah, I’d want to go!”...

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crave expo – los angeles

I was recently invited to a new food expo happening up in Los Angeles a couple of weeks ago. It was a brand new expo called the Crave Expo helping to promote caterers in the Los Angeles area and it...

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[recipe] dinner for a friend

Stacey recently had a birthday so I invited her and Frank over to have dinner with us. We sat in the backyard eating and talking and I tried really hard not to get sleepy after drinking one beer. Here’s what...

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uspca conference: the classes

When I was invited to and attended the USPCA Conference (US Personal Chef Association) in Long Beach last month, I took two classes. One was about Olive Oil and one was about Tamales. The Olive Oil class was first! Probably...

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uspca conference: the food

Recently I was invited to attention the US Personal Chef Association’s National Conference (USPCA) that was held in Long Beach, CA last month. I’m no where close to being a personal chef so I was a little curious why I was...