The Tasting Table Cookbook Club: March’s Cookbook

The Tasting Table Cookbook Club on FaceBook selected March to be the month of Alton Brown. Some of my recipes this month will be coming from Alton Brown: EveryDayCook . We are cooking through a different book each month posting photos of the meals we cooked along with any recommendations that would make the recipe better or healthier.  My goal is to cook at least one recipe per week and so far I am having a blast sharing them with everyone.Alton Brown offers some practical advice in ... Continue Reading

The Tasting Table Cookbook Club: February’s Cookbook

The Tasting Table Cookbook Club on FaceBook selected February to be the month of Oprah Winfrey. Some of my recipes this month will be coming from Oprah Winfrey's new cookbook called Food, Health, and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life. We are cooking through a different book each month posting photos of the meals we cooked along with any recommendations that would make the recipe better or healthier.  My goal is to cook at least one recipe per week and so far ... Continue Reading

Farmer’s Market

My favorite part of the weekend is going to the Farmer's Market. Living in California is a true blessing because something is always growing here year round. I have lived here for 8 yrs now, and I have come to love the climate and the agriculture that surrounds us. Just drive up California's scenic Highway 1 and you will see all the farms growing anything from artichokes to strawberries to garlic. Yes, garlic! Look to see where your garlic is from, chances are it comes from Gilroy, ... Continue Reading

The Tasting Table Cookbook Club: January’s Cookbook

A few of my recipes these days have been coming from Ina Garten's cookbook called Cooking for Jeffrey.  I recently joined the Tasting Table Cookbook Club on FaceBook. It is a great group to join if you are looking to explore new recipes and need a little motivation by your peers. We are cooking through a different book each month posting photos of the meals we cooked along with any recommendations that would make the recipe better or healthier.  My goal is to cook at least one recipe ... Continue Reading