This weekend I did what any self-respecting foodie would do on a Saturday night: took my family to the grand opening of a new specialty food store called Flavor Specialty Spice (flavorspice.com), located in Santana Row (an upscale village-like shopping center in San Jose). Flavor Specialty Spice offers 200+ spices, herbs and peppers including more […]
From my last post about banana chocolate chip loaf, you might presume that I am a good baker. But that is hardly the case. When confronted with the option to make dough or buy it in some frozen form, I will frequently choose the latter, justifying the decision with “I’m too busy to make my […]
One slice of this delicious banana chocolate chip loaf quick bread does not really contain 1000 calories. The problem, however, is stopping at one slice. I first stumbled upon this simple but delicious recipe when I was taking home economics during summer school. Our assignment was to find a recipe, prepare it, and then share […]
In my last post, I mentioned (whined?) that an exciting culinary event in South San Jose is the addition of a new dish at Pasta Pomodoro. Well guess what – there is! Went there for lunch today. My son and I agreed the penne dish was a nice addition, although nothing to really write home, […]
As much as I love food, I happen to live in a part of San Jose that has a dearth of good restaurants. An exciting dining-out experience for us is when Pasta Pomodoro adds a new dish to their menu. So I feel compelled to write about a local Chinese seafood restaurant that may be […]
I’m finally writing a real entry into my new food blog – only 2 weeks after setting it up. Given my teen/tween-filled life, I consider this timely and a success. So my first question to throw out to the blog-reading foodie public is about olive oil. Is it “PC” to spend lots of money on […]
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