Posts tagged ‘gourmet’

August 9th, 2013

Individual NY Cheesecakes {with Black Cherry Topping}

by Chrissy

NY Cheesecake w Cherry Topping_LYK4

Before this, I hadn’t really ventured into the cheesecake realm, but after I pulled this little stunt for a New York themed party, I think I’ll be dabbling with various homemade cheesecake recipes, in the near future.

They are just delectable morsels of goodness and really quite simple to make.

NY Cheesecake w Cherry Topping_LYK2

An NY cheesecake is typically served plain, or with a berry topping, so I went ahead and dressed it up a bit.

NY Cheesecake w Cherry Topping_LYK3

These cherries really added such a great touch. … Read more...

August 15th, 2012

A Tasty Meal from Table 926

by Chrissy

We’re back! Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about you all! Between weddings (no, neither of us), weekend trips, and trying to survive this crazy San Diego heat wave, we’ve been away from the kitchen, but definitely not far from great food!

Last week we had the pleasure to enjoy a chef’s tasting from Table 926. This restaurant is new to the North PB ‘hood, but has certainly made it’s mark! Our neighbor, Pearl, practically ran to our … Read more...

June 13th, 2012

Honey-Thyme Roasted Golden Beets

by Chrissy


Plus this.

Equals this. A dinner made of sheer goodness.

A plate of this Cedar Rosemary Salmon, served with a hearty side of Honey-Thyme Roasted Golden Beets will give that coveted Surf and Turf or Filet Mignon, a run for it’s money!

These roasted golden beets are absolutely the perfect mix of sweet and savory. The natural sweet beet flavor, honey, and sherry wine provide the sweet component, while the white wine vinegar, thyme and orange zest … Read more...

December 2nd, 2011

Give the Perfect Gift: Locally Handcrafted Chocolates [for a discount!]

by Chrissy

Delectable, smooth, rich, tasty morsels of delightful chocolate. Yea, this isn’t just any chocolate, it’s handcrafted divinity.

Crafted by the recently local San Diegan, David Bacco Chocolatier. You could be getting your hands on some of these puppies.


Or these.


Or these.


My point is, you should be ordering some chocolates right this very second. Even though Christmas is all about the birth of Christ, and the gifts are just a sweet treat for our enjoyment, I … Read more...

September 5th, 2011

Smashburger Sizzles All Over San Diego

by Chrissy


Too tired to cook, so what’s for dinner? Gourmet burgers for an affordable price? I think so.

Just like the recent fro-yo movement, burger joints are popping up all over the place like daisies in the springtime. (or If your a true Californian, like us, I should say they are spreading like brushfires in October.)
I say the latter statement, because it’s an inevitable truth. Once, we had a week off of school … Read more...