Well, I finally made it back to the Bay Area after a whirlwind trip up north. Thanks to all of you for your wonderful food and drink suggestions along the way. We sure treated ourselves to some amazing meals. A couple foodie highlights included Vij’s in Vancouver, and Tasty n Alder in Portland. For cocktails, Seattle’s Canon and Portland’s Kask stole the show. Here are a few of the links that I’m anxious to try now that I’m back in my own kitchen. Hope you enjoy!

  • These Baked Squash Blossoms with Pine Nut Cheese look oh so fancy and delicious, yet surprising simple to make.

Baked Squash Blossoms with Pine Nut Cheese

  • There are few plants that take me back to childhood quite like Honeysuckle.
  •  Rachael White turned my three favorite breakfast foods into a jam; a welcome addition to the perfect cheese platter.

cheese-platter-13The Perfect Cheese Platter
Whenever I throw a party, I have this slight phobia that there won’t be enough food for my guests. A cheese platter is the perfect solution. Anytime I’m entertaining, I almost always put a platter […]

  • I wonder if anyone was lucky enough to enjoy these at Wimbledon last week.
  • And for all you artists out there, I’ve officially found the best thing you can do with Wonder Bread.

Happy weekends all around!!