Fried Butter Beans and Sage on a Bed of Arugula

I think that it is always a great idea to shake up the usual routine.  Most nights I will meal plan for my family around some meat dish or other, and then think of accompanying sides to round out the meal.  Roast chicken, fish tacos, shawarma chicken, or a meaty stir-fry are just a few of the recurring stars taking …

That’s Amore Zesty Pop Up

What’s Up Wednesday We are soooo darn excited to be sharing with you the work of our friend Cameron Ingall’s today.  Lucky for us girls, he volunteered his skills in capturing the many moments of our latest Zesty Pop Up.  Again, our pop up was to benefit Family Care Network and the love they spread through all the support they …

Gennaro’s Grill & Garden

Mmmmonday In honor of saying goodbye to one of our sweet interns, Jessica, we decided to break bread at an establishment that has been around for decades.  The food is quite stellar, but it is made even more so by the quaint atmosphere at Gennaro’s Garden & Grill.  Who can resist a restaurant that resides within a 1904 Victorian home …

The Perfect Charcuterie Platter

Trendy Tuesday: I think it is no surprise that Sam and I adore the trend of tapas and casual grazing snacks.  We love how this culinary trend automatically slows you down and encourages the magical combination of savouring & visiting.  Living in California, even the occasional warm winter afternoon beckons us to putz in the kitchen and linger at the …