T1′s 4th Birthday Cake

If you’re looking for a cake to make, the Diner Dream Cake I made for T1′s 4th birthday is one of the best I’ve ever had. Pinterest Fail has taught me that following the instructions exactly is crucial, and so I not only did everything Sweetapolita said, but also made cake flour using Joy the […]

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30×30: Fortune Cookie Factory

The first item I crossed off of my 30 Before 30 list was visiting Golden Gate Fortune Cookies in San Francisco’s Chinatown. I spent the afternoon with a friend and we had dim sum in a park, stopped by the cookie factory, and ended our day with a stop by the Tin How Temple. The […]

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30 Before 30

Mission: Complete all bolded items before I turn 30 Deadline: April 15, 2015 Chowder in a sourdough bread bowl and crab louie salad at Barbara’s Fish Trap in Half Moon Bay I thought about going to Boudin and eating on the pier, but it’s a bit of a tourist trap and I have Half Moon […]

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Tomato and Corn Summer Salad

  One afternoon I tossed together tomato, basil, corn, salmon, avocado, and feta. Drizzled it with some good olive oil and balsamic glaze, sprinkled it with salt, and ate it all up in just a few bites. I called it Summer Salad because I am incredibly creative. I think you should try it too.

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Recipe Mastery: Beef Stew

I want to be a terrific cook and baker, but as I keep reminding That Husband, it’s going to take me a few years to get there. I’ve had a few successes, but more often than that some part of my attempt at a fabulous dinner is a fail. I rarely make the same thing […]

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