Monthly Archives: August 2014

Mom’s Memory Pie (aka Blueberry Lemon Tart)

Today is my father-in-law’s birthday. And two days ago was Firstborn Daughter’s birthday. You may wonder why I am posting about my Mom today instead of them. Well, here’s the thing. I started testing recipes earlier this summer to commemorate their special days. But I didn’t finish.  I am not stressing about it, I just […]

Church Basement Cocktail

This summer has been filled with drinks parties. I never thought I would say it but I think I need a little break from the drinks parties. Some of my friends are saying they need a break too. The best line I heard was when one guy said he needed to find a church basement soon. […]

Julia’s Steak Diane

Julia Child and Hubby were great friends that shared the same birthday on August 15th. Two headstrong Leos that found kinship. She loved his interest in business and the world and they would talk for hours on current topics of the day.  She asked his opinions on wine and politicians and people.  She was curious about […]

Foolproof Favorites from Famous Chefs – Balsamic Strawberries

I went to the farmer’s market in Solvang yesterday. I was buying some green beans and the friendly farmer handed me two ripe strawberries to taste.  So I did.  I had no need for strawberries and was rushing home to start prepping for a dinner party last night.  The peach dessert was already made and […]