Posts tagged ‘Food’

March 23rd, 2014

Assorted Greens & Feta Tart {with crispy olive oil crust}

by Lauren

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Spring has sprung! And it’s gloomy, drizzling, and cold in San Diego. Cold is of course relative at 63 degrees but either way, the last few weeks of winter were spent laying on the beach so Spring has yet to impress me.

Rain or not, I will say that I’m extremely excited for the new in-season fruits and vegetables. Asparagus has been ridiculously expensive so I’m happy to see that price drop. I was also loaded up with greens last … Read more...

March 16th, 2014

Irish Soda Bread Breakfast Sandwich {toasted with cheese and arugula}

by Lauren

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! I hope you have your corned beef slow cooking away preparing itself for tonight’s feast.

Another classic for this holiday is that fantastic Irish Soda Bread. My mother-in-law handed me half of a loaf of her infamous version of the recipe as we left her house this weekend. She loads hers up with not only raisins but caraway seeds!

If you have a surplus of Irish Soda Bread, I have a solution. Here’s a way to … Read more...

March 11th, 2014

Mocha Chia Seed Pudding

by Lauren

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Chris hates coffee, but he will take a quick shot of espresso in one gulp to get a boost. I think the fancy new coffee machine by parents got me for my birthday is wearing him down, bit by bit. Soon, I’ll have him sipping a whole cup slowly on Saturday mornings with me.

I thought adding chocolate to coffee would help ease him into it. My math skills failed me yet again though: chocolate + anything = great. Nope, … Read more...

February 23rd, 2014

Baked Eggs with Wilted Greens & Green Garlic {Breakfast Dip}

by Lauren

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Chrissy proclaimed this a breakfast dip and I’d have to agree with her, it is basically a dip. While I intended it to be eaten with a fork, we definitely did some damage on a baguette while enjoying it straight out of the baking dish.

The bread’s perfectly toasty crust and soft, warm center paired with garlicky greens and runny egg was flawless. Originally I had said this serves four but on second thought, it’s just for two.

Green garlic … Read more...

January 7th, 2014

Stir Fryin’ it Up on TV!

by Chrissy

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Yesterday, we had the privilege of doing another live cooking demo on San Diego Living, Channel 6’s weekday morning segment.

Here it is!

(pretend that you can see the video here. I looks like the link on their website is unable to embed  so while I get it figured out, please click the link to view it! –> VIDEO: Meatless Monday Meal Swaps on Channel 6, San Diego Living)

And here we are, getting all prepped and ready in … Read more...