Cupcakes {Part One}!

MONDAY Sliced Brisket with Onions on Soft Potato Rolls  |  French “Peasant” Beets   Tonight’s dinner was pretty simple…simply reheat the brisket & onions and prepare the beets {the recipe is pretty straight forward}.  So I decided to skip the regular dinner post & tackle my first Valentine’s Day project…Devil’s Food Cupcakes with Ombré Frosting!  I Continue reading → «Cupcakes {Part One}!»


Quinoa & Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Well, here we are.  Another Friday & another sunset… Once again, photo credit goes to Maddie.  She took this picture as she waited, with the dogs, for Michael’s ferry from San Francisco to come into the Tiburon Harbor this evening.  Have you captured a sunset in a photograph & would like to share?  I would Continue reading → «Quinoa & Sausage Stuffed Peppers»


Roast Side of Salmon with Mustard, Tarragon & Chive Sauce

WEDNESDAY Roast Side of Salmon with Mustard, Tarragon & Chive Sauce  |  Oven-Roasted New Potatoes  |  Green Beans   The recipe for this Roast Side of Salmon at Bon Appetit.com {which first appeared in the December 2008 issue of Bon Appetit} states “Here’s a quick way to feed a crowd.”  Well, my family of five does not, Continue reading → «Roast Side of Salmon with Mustard, Tarragon & Chive Sauce»


Chicken Schnitzel with Broccolini & Citrus Vinaigrette

THURSDAY Chicken Schnitzel  |  Broccolini with Citrus Vinaigrette & Parmesan Shavings   Maybe it is because we are in the depths of winter…when I woke up this morning it was 30° {everyone outside of California please don’t laugh…I grew up on the East Coast, went to school in upstate New York, and I know what Continue reading → «Chicken Schnitzel with Broccolini & Citrus Vinaigrette»