Fresh Apple Bread

Fall is EVERYWHERE, and so are the apples. I am in pursuit of the apple lovers dream. So far I have made Fresh Applesauce and fresh Sticky Apple Cake and now this amazing Fresh Apple Bread. It is so… Read More

Grilled Steamed Corn

Ok so I don’t eat a lot of grains but when you’re in California and pay $1.50 an ear for no GMO organic white corn you just have to  indulge, just once. My Granddaughters helped me prepare the… Read More

Grilled Roasted Garlic Walnut Sweet Potatoes

Ok, ok…so I love sweet potatoes and I try all kinds of ways to use them: puddings, breads, shakes, fries, whipped with organic butter and salt––but this is one of my favorites. These are great as a snack… Read More

Foolproof Mayo with a Zing!

I am always reading labels and mayo is one thing that is a sneaky thing on the grocery shelves…filled with no no things. But making it at home was scary and so I decided to give it a… Read More

Creamy Asparagus Soup

I am refusing to let go of asparagus season, or what the German’s call “Spargel Zeit.” I’ve been stockpiling. I carefully peeled all my spargel, cut the ends off, and then froze them until I had enough to create… Read More

White Asparagus

I never thought about it until I was asked by a colleague one day, “How do you cook white asparagus?” Then  it dawned on me: maybe there are others who wonder how to cook these tasty treats. So here you go… Read More

Rainbow Rock Salt Potatoes

I’m pretty sure I got this idea from my trips to Spain. Regardless of where the inspiration came from, it is very delicious and easy to prepare. These little gems they are so tasty smothered with my Cilantro Chimichurri sauce. Check it out… Read More

Jalapeño Sweet Potato Hash

Woohooh! This was truly an experiment and one that I will repeat. Such flavor, sweet and spicy and bits of fresh jalapeños throughout! Perfect for a side dish with dinner or lunch, or top with a fried or… Read More

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Fig & Mustard Sauce

This is the season to be jolly! Yes, that’s right. It’s asparagus season in Germany. White asparagus is the most popular on this side of the pond. However, I use green asparagus in this recipe for several reasons…. Read More

Sausage or Spinach Empanadas

Ole! My home is San Diego and I guess this is why I love spicy food so much. Going to Mexico with my daughter, Jericho, and her family this summer was so fun. My daughter and I stayed… Read More

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