Archive | July, 2009

Blueberry-Cherry Rice

I suppose I have blueberries on my mind. They are available everywhere now, and my kids can gobble up a pint or two of fresh blueberries in a flash. In fact, I don’t often get too cook or bake with fresh blueberries because they get eaten before I can my hands on them! Not that […]

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Avocado Tomatillo Roll

This tomatillo roll is sure to wow your guests: Creamy avocados, tangy tomatiillos and spicy serrano peppers wrapped in a blanket of cream cheese. Summer has finally hit San Diego and our weather has definitely heated up! Lucky for us, we have great friends with pools and we get invited often enough for my kids […]

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Sundried Tomato Dip

If you ever need to whip up a quick dip, this Sundried Tomato Dip definitely fits the bill! If you’ve been reading my blog, you know I am a fan of quick, easy and delicious. Not everything I makes the cut, for sure. Today the kids and I got together with some school friends for an […]

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Peach-Pretzel Tart

Summer desserts are something special. With so many choices of fresh fruits, the possibilities are endless. One fruit that is now in season is the peach. Yummy! My kids also love fresh fruit. I find myself baking with fruit less and less because they will eat the fruit as is. But that doesn’t stop me […]

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Boudin Sourdough Factory

Our adventures continue in San Francisco. I admit that I wasn’t sure if my kids would enjoy this part of our trip. Was San Fran kid-friendly? I think the answer is definitely YES! Since we live in the burbs of San Diego, staying in a big city offered a lot for my kids to see […]

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Enjoying Ciopinno from Ciopinno's Restaurant by

Cioppino’s Restaurant

Hard to believe that it’s July and you need to wear a jacket while wandering around downtown San Francisco! My kids and I enjoyed a day of riding cable cars, climbing up and down Lombard street and exploring Fisherman’s Wharf and Ghiradelli Square. Sometimes we forget that we are traveling with children and my husband […]

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Scoma’s Restaurant

Today my family and I ventured on a 12-day adventure through California. We started Day 1 with a 9 hour drive from San Diego to beautiful downtown San Francisco. Since I am not home, cooking fascinating meals for my brood, I thought I would write about some of the fab foods I am eating at […]

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