Garlic Potato & Pumpkin Soup


Food Bloggers of LA (FBLA) potluck! This meetup’s theme — “soups and stews.” Which presented a challenge: how to travel with slushy, sloppy, hot stuff on LA’s wild and crazy freeways. No problemo… here you not only get a tasty recipe – Garlic Potato & Pumpkin Soup – but the roadmap for transporting it piping […]

Read Full Story

Cherry Tomato Crockpot Soup

Thumbnail image for Cherry Tomato Crockpot Soup


When a friend hands you 100+ homegrown, very ripe cherry tomatoes, just say THANKS and grab the slow cooker. This Fresh Cherry Tomato Soup crockpot recipe is a great idea, if I do say so myself. Sure, I could have made a ton of salsa, or salads out the wazoo, but I worked for the […]

Read Full Story

Guest Post by Lynne at Cook And Be Merry

Thumbnail image for Guest Post by Lynne at Cook And Be Merry


Lynne Says: Patti has been so kind to share her knowledge about blogging with me. At her class, “How to Become a Serious Food Blogger,” I took TEN pages of notes and felt like I had struck gold. Patti thought her readers would like this recipe from my blog Cook And Be Merry for Shrimp […]

Read Full Story

Seared Sea Scallops in Saffron Burre Blanc with Sautéed Spinach

Thumbnail image for Seared Sea Scallops in Saffron Burre Blanc with Sautéed Spinach


Christmas present to Larry: a cooking class at Sur La Table. He picked “Date Night Paris in April” with Chef Martin Gilligan at LA Farmer’s Market location. I’ll post more recipes soon – watch for them – but to begin, here is one of the easiest: Seared Sea Scallops in Saffron Burre Blanc on Sautéed […]

Read Full Story

Signature Salad Dressing

Thumbnail image for Signature Salad Dressing


Not one of Oprah’s best recommendations.  From her show What Ya Cookin’, Nashville? back in 2003, I printed out a salad dressing recipe by a local home cook named Dee.  “This garlicky salad dressing will add pep to all kinds of leafy greens!”  Oprah raved!  Hack, hack, it coated my tongue with oil and garlic.  […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Read Full Story