Monthly Archives: May 2012

Happy National Macaroon Day

Aren’t macaroons the prettiest things? I’ve never made them, but they’re on the list to try. Maybe I’ll just eat one to celebrate National Macaroon Day. Advertisements

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The Cutest Graduation Caps

Congrats graduates! Today is graduation day for my daughter Isabella. She’s graduating from Folsom High School. Yea! We are all so proud of her and everything she’s accomplished, and so excited to see what’s ahead for her future. Knowing that … Continue reading

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Happy National Hamburger Day

Did you know that the history of the hamburger dates back to the 12th century and Ghengis Kahn, and not Hamburg, Germany, as most people think? Learn the detailed history of the hamburger today, National Hamburger Day.

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Happy National Grape Popsicle Day

Yes, another obscure “National” food day. I suggest sitting outside in the sun with a cold grape popsicle.

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Happy National Wine Day

My husband and I enjoy wine, attending Napa Valley’s Stag’s Leap District V2V event every year. Our favorite winery is Hartwell Estate Vineyards. For you moms out there, there’s a fun website Moms Who Need Wine, you might want to … Continue reading

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Dried Mushroom Risotto with Goat Cheese

This is a great Meatless Monday dinner. I made it this week and everyone loved it (and these are people who supposedly don’t like mushrooms). I originally found the recipe on Food & Wine and it called for porcini mushrooms, … Continue reading

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Happy Quiche Lorraine Day

I love a good breakfast for dinner, including a savory quiche. Frankly, anything with a flaky crust is worthy of eating at any time of day. So in celebration of National Quiche Lorraine Day, I’m posting Emeril Lagasse’s recipe. Ingredients … Continue reading

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