Sunday, May 26, 2013

Relishing Life!

Memorial Weekend marks the unofficial start to summer and barbecue season (unless you are in Seattle, like me). I heard on the news this morning that Americans eat 7 billion hot dogs each summer. That’s enough to stretch between Washington DC and Los Angeles 5 times! I admit to eating a few hot dogs each summer….  (Read more…)

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Cioppino – Fisherman’s Wharf-Style “Stone Soup”

Have you ever heard the story of Stone Soup? A traveler arrives in a town and announces to the peasants that he can make the most delicious soup from a stone. He gets a pot, fills it with water, and drops in the stone. After the pot begins to simmer, the traveler tastes it and…  (Read more…)