[recipe] roasted butternut squash and chicken risotto

I don’t know if you’ll be able to tell or not (I hope so) but I just learned a bunch of things about lightning and food styling at Food Fight Write last week and this is my first post where I’m trying out some of those new “tricks”. Luckily I […] Read More

mj’s yogurt time and deli revisit

Short post today since I feel I am not “fully recovered” from Vegas yet. Or rather, I have so many ideas running through my head from the conference that I couldn’t focus enough to do a longer post. Hah! Recently I met up with CC from Pink Candles at Ridgemont […] Read More

foodfightwrite in vegas preview

No real post to close out the week because I’m in Vegas! Last week I won a Twitter contest and won a pass to the Food Fight Write Food Blogger conference here in Vegas, which is going on in conjunction with the World Food Championships (which is like a crazy […] Read More

[recipe] pumpkin chocolate chip pecan bread

Back in the day when Mira Mesa still had a Ralph’s instead of the mega H-Mart, I would pop into Ralph’s in the fall to pick up some of the pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. They were like one of the bakery items that I always loved to get at Ralph’s […] Read More

rita’s italian ice – mira mesa

Rita’s Italian Ice is slowly infiltrating all of San Diego by popping up new locations all over the place! The Rita’s in Mira Mesa opened about two weeks ago and I decided to stop by for a little quickie visit last week. This location is in the inner part of […] Read More

cucina basilico

This past weekend I had wanted to go check out Chicken Charlie’s new restaurant, but a quick overview of some recent reviews made me think twice about it and I decided that we would wait until they worked out some of their kinks. Instead I turned to browsing through my […] Read More

fish sauce wings + pretzel crust pizza from little caesars

Earlier this week after Jake played a game of softball, I was RAGING hungry. I felt like I wanted to punch something because it felt like my stomach was punching me back. “FEED ME, WOMAN!”  “Okay, stomach. Geez. Take a chill pill.” After his game I really, really wanted some chicken […] Read More

mini monster donuts + halloween

It’s November now and Halloween was pretty much wiped from the stores in early October so who cares about Halloween?  I do! I didn’t do anything really fancy for Halloween but I thought these things were cute enough to share. Bear with me.  I saw these Mini Donut Spiders on […] Read More