Archive | 2011

A Happy Holiday Dinner at Radius in San Francisco

Lest you think I dropped off the face of the earth this holiday season, I bring you a fabulous restaurant find in San Francisco. Radius, located in SOMA (South of Market), is a relaxed bistro-like restaurant offering outstanding local-sourced food (within a 100-mile RADIUS) with warm and caring service. Deciding last minute to head to […]

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Melissa Clark's vegetable wellington

An Elegant Vegetarian Entree for your Holiday Meals

I must confess, I almost never have time to read the newspaper anymore but if I make the effort, it’s usually on the day the food section comes out. This strategy paid off for me last year when the San Jose Mercury News reprinted a wonderful recipe from Melissa Clark, food writer for the New […]

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Craving Carnitas? – Crock Pot Method Offers Fabulous Flavor for Minimal Effort

I find it especially difficult to prepare home-cooked healthy meals during the busy holiday season. Often, the slow-cooker solves this problem for me – the meal is brewing while I’m out running around all day and the house smells wonderful when we finally arrive home. But I never would have guessed that you can create […]

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Orange Thyme Cocktail Cookies – A Unique Holiday Appetizer

This week for French Fridays with Dorie, I am early! That’s right – already done with the cooking and post and it’s only Tuesday. The recipe selection this week is free choice. Just pick anything from Around My French Table that you want to prepare for the holidays. My choice was inspired by the book, […]

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International Food Bloggers’ Conference Santa Monica – A Few Nibbles to Whet your Appetite

After three days in beautiful Santa Monica at the International Food Bloggers’ Conference learning, listening, eating, drinking, walking and dreaming about food and blogging, I could write in depth just about the beauty of Michael Moore’s stunning dinner Saturday night or the crazy creativity of the local LA food bloggers’ dishes at an after-conference gathering, […]

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Fall for the Warren Pear in this Easy Autumn Salad

Just as I was mourning the loss of our favorite summer berries, I received an email asking me to consider trying the Warren Pear from Frog Hollow Farm and sharing my opinion of the fruit if I was so inclined. The mention of Frog Hollow Farm made it an easy decision, knowing their reputation for […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good

As you’ve come to expect, here is OMG! Yummy’s Saturday edition of French Fridays with Dorie. What a gem this recipe is – especially for Halloween weekend and Thanksgiving just peeking around the corner. A Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook Around My French Table is a home run of a recipe. As usual, Dorie’s […]

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Wordless Wednesday (almost) – Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes

For those of you who know me personally or read my blog regularly, you’ll know that it is nearly impossible for me to be wordless. But here’s my attempt using the photo caption as my cheat. (Sneaky of me, isn’t it?) Long Wordy Caption: Ready to get in the mood for Halloween and Thanksgiving? Add […]

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