It’s February 24th and officially 116 days ’til summer.
For us in San Diego, that doesn’t mean much of anything since every day here is a bit like Groundhog Day.
IE. One version or another of summer, no matter what San Diegans will tell you to the contrary.
Some days, when the daytime high dips to a blustery (*cough*) 63 Degrees F, it feels for us like fall. But winter? We don’t
Northeast? Those guys know winter. Especially this year. Case in point, this picture. Continue reading →
Chocolate, chocolate pudding, cooking, food, Hazelnut, humor, Ice cream, ice cream maker, recipes, winter 2015
Feb · 24
San Diego is where it’s at.
Well, okay, where Christopher and I are at.
Yup, dear friends. It’s official.
We are now bona fide, without-a-shadow-of-a-doubt San Diegans.
And I am not quite sure how I feel about it yet.
It’s kind of like how that line in that
Soundgarden song goes:
California and feeling Minnesota.
Now, I don’t quite look California (too pale), and not quite Minnesota because I’m no longer perpetually chilled and just too darn glad to be here.
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cooking, Cream, food, Ice cream, Lime (fruit), Mint, Peach, Peach Ice Cream, recipes, San Diego
Aug · 15
I am seriously distracted these days.
No, more like preoccupied really.
Lots of changes are in the works here in our small corner of the
In little more than a month now, my husband and I will be picking up our little life and moving it 1,259 miles south to a place called
Turning to a new chapter in Christopher and I’s book and starting the very first paragraph of it.
Small Kitchen Chronicles will likely find a new home in an equally small square-footed kitchen (albeit in a much sunnier place).
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Cajeta, caramel, cardamom, dessert, Dulce de leche, food, Ice cream, Mexican, Pistachio, recipes
May · 29
These days, I am consistently amazed by the kindness of so-called strangers.
Particularly, strangers of the food blogging-kind.
United together over the commonality of whirring food processors, natural light, clicking keyboards and all things food, we solitarily create away, often unawares that there’s a whole brother and sisterhood of people out there just like us.
The word “community” gets tossed around a lot in the blog and
foodie-spheres and as much as I consider myself an eternal realistic optimist, I’ve also managed to rub up against some cynicism that’s stuck to me like a barnacle on the tail of a whale. Continue reading →
awards, blog, Cinnamon, dessert, food, Gingersnap, Ice cream, Milkshake, Pumpkin, recipes
Oct · 31