Monthly Archives: December 2010

Need a last minute appetizer recipe for NYE? Try pate bites.

Need a last minute appetizer recipe for NYE? Try pate bites. I developed this “recipe” after eating something similar at AOC in Los Angeles. If you are in the Southland, make sure you hit up this wine bar. Awesome food. … Continue reading

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Tapenade Tacla-Style

I like being able to add a little something special to a cheese/charcuterie platter. I generally keep the ingredients for this tapenade in my fridge.  It’s da bomb and last 4EVER. 3/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, roughly chopped … Continue reading

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The 5 things food-wise I’m currently obsessed with ….

1)      Pumpkin ice cream: anyone that follows me on twitter (ct_foodisfun) knows about this obsession. So luscious, spicy, and scrumdelicious. I cannot get enough! I’m partial to Swensen’s (v. old skool, I know) but you can go fancified (Humphrey Slocombe) … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate— A French Bark Recipe for the Holidays

One day after brunch about a year ago, a friend of mine suggested we go to CocoaBella on Union Street (San Francisco) to pick up some chocolates. At the time, my culinary loves were all things spicy, salty, or pork-related.  … Continue reading

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