Top 5 Summer Spots in NYC

By | 2016-07-01T17:28:15-08:00 July 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

I’ve been very forthcoming on this blog about my preference for the colder months. I tend to prefer the produce selection of the fall, and I love a good layer sweater. However, I do have to hand it to New York City in the summer; there are endless things to do and places to explore. I’ve done my best to whittle it down to five categories, but there is no possible way I could address everything, much less have experienced [...]

How a cheese platter took my beach experience to the next level.

By | 2016-05-17T09:52:17-08:00 July 28th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

I grew up in San Diego where the weather is perfect, the people are friendly, the traffic is nonexistent and the beaches are only 15 minutes away! And yet, I hated going to the beach. This was my reality as the youngest of seven siblings: I was constantly surrounded by cousins, nephews, aunt and uncles, brother- and sister-in-laws. And when we went to the beach—and we went a lot—it was this whole production, five or six cars caravanning towards the [...]