Archive | September, 2009
Gingered Rhubarb Shortcake

Gingered Rhubarb Shortcake

While most foodies and blogs are getting ready for fall with great fall flavors like apples, pears and pumpkin, I’m holding onto summer for as long as I can!! Maybe it’s because I live in San Diego and we’ve had ANOTHER warm and beautiful day in conjunction with the availability of inexpensive summer fruits, like […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 23 – Sep. 29

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 23 – Sep. 29

I must admit something to you. Before I started writing this column, I didn’t regularly check my grocery circulars. I bought most of my meats from Costco, one-stop shop and relatively good deals. But, after studying the weekly specials, I managed to convince myself that I CAN get better prices on meats than what I […]

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Back-To-School Lunches

Back-To-School Lunches

By now, everyone is back to school. And if you are like most families, you are never ready for the morning rush. Between brushing teeth and picking out clothes, there’s the shout, “Finish you breakfast!” and “Did you pack your homework?” Sometime during this buzz, you also have to consider what to pack for your […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 16 – Sep. 22

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 16 – Sep. 22

Before I give you a glance at the grocery deals this week, I wanted to apologize for not posting a grocery update LAST week. It seems the friendly Post Office has become unreliable in delivering my grocery flyers and I have turned to looking everything up on the internet! Between that and a sick kid, […]

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Football Eats: Desserts!

Football Eats: Desserts!

Although football season is officially here, Sunday is the big game day. And if you are planning on watching the games most of the day or just your favorite team, Family Spice is offering up some great eats to go along with football fanaticism. Today we are focusing on the sweeter things in life: desserts. […]

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Football Eats: Chips-N-Dip

Football Eats: Chips-N-Dip

We continue our salute to football season and football eats. And what goes better with football than a nice bag of chips and a great dip? Tired or the store-bought ranch dip or salsa? These crowd pleasers are easy to prepare and go great with chips, pita crisps, veggies or anything else you want to […]

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Football Eats: Chicken Wings

Football Eats: Chicken Wings

Are you ready for some football??!!! The NFL games kick off on Thursday, Sept. 10th. College started their games this past weekend, and of course, the younger players have already started up or will be soon. It’s time for the office pools to begin as well, not that I’m encouraging gambling or anything of that […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 2 – Sep. 8

Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 2 – Sep. 8

This week’s grocery deals are big, since they are tying in with Labor Day Weekend. Think of it as a final farewell to Summer 2009. And if you are like most part of the country, it still feels like summer outside! So get out this weekend and light up the grill. It’s still barbecue season […]

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Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable “Tart”

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable “Tart”

My aunt and uncle recently visited me this week and I had a great time swapping recipes and ideas with them. I cooked for them, they cooked for me, they helped me with the kids, they helped me with the dishes, they took me out to lunch…. They basically spoiled ME. YEAH! And of course, […]

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