Las Paletas

My new summer obsession.  More photos this evening as I’m limping out to pick up my mom to scout art galleries.  I’m channeling my inner Mexican here with my new popsicle/paleta mold that works perfectly. My first batch were strawberry for Addie, but when she wasn’t able to get to Sonoma, I was only able […]

Mmm-mmm-mmm Mexilicious Rice!

When I left home and had to figure out how to cook for myself, one of my staples in my limited repertoire for a “fancy” dinner was a box rice product called Herb and Butter rice — but I can’t remember the company name.  It wasn’t Knorr — or Rice-a-Roni . . . but I […]

Seared Scallops with Pea Puree and Pancetta

Easy, elegant, and lush tasting. Okay – before you say “No!” This is a SUPER easy and fast recipe.  The pea puree takes 5 minutes.  The pancetta takes about the same and all you have to do is put it in the oven.  The gremolata is just a quick chop — 2  minutes max?  And […]