Poached Egg with Arugula Salad

Breakfast isn’t usually my thing, but this morning, poach eggs with a drizzle of garlic EVOO and balsamic reduction over a handful of fresh arugula, a medley of cherry tomatoes, and red onions slices alongside simply toasted crostini’s came to mind…

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Sous Vide Pork Belly, Mexican Rice & Egg (over a bed of Black Bean Salsa Casera)

The other day hubby and I discovered a quaint restaurant in Aptos, Ca, namely Cafe Sparrow. Right before walking through their entrance door, I spotted a dish on the menu board that caught my eyes right away, pork belly with eggs! It read so simply, yet the thought of grilled pork belly over a bed […]

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Maple Sticky Buns with Pecans

There is nothing quite like the smell of fresh dough kneading in my kitchen…This morning what I have for you are sticky buns! It’s generally quite easy that even your little chefs in the kitchen can do it (with a little adult supervision, of course.)

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The Hangtown Fry (An Ode to Placerville “Hangtown, Ca”)

Hangtown fry is a type of omelette made famous during the California Gold Rush in the 1850s. The most common version includes bacon and oysters combined with eggs, and fried together.[1] The dish was invented in Placerville, California, then known as Hangtown.

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Savoury Madeleines for a Comfy Brunch…

The rain has finally reached us…Hoorah! We’ve had a dry spell for a while. Moreover, with the eminent lack of snow a few ski resorts at Lake Tahoe have had to close down for the season.

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Blueberry Torte

Torte can mean a lot of things in baking…this particular Blueberry Torte–inspired from Food52 Kitchen Letters, is a blueberry pie translated onto a cheese-cake derivative but lighter and prettier.  In essence, it’s really a no-bake cheesecake made fancy by name…

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Arroz Caldo con Pollo y Huevos Duros

Oh those under-the-weather days…this by far is my favorite dish to have, especially when I was little.

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Swiss Chard Baked Eggs

I’ve recently purchased the Chopped Cookbook and was ecstatic to try out a recipe from it right away.  Naturally, like the many contestants that have delve into their ‘mystery basket‘, I perused through the refrigerator for ingredients.

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Eggs Benedict…first attempt.

Spring has definitely sprung, and so have our hens as we gather about five to six eggs per day, (that is only from approximately five hens).  We have a total of nine hens and two roosters…for now. 

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Almost-from-Scratch Savory Croissants…

So this is exactly the kind of recipe you can dive into for those lazy, yet impatient days you may be having…as well as, when everything you need is readily available in the kitchen.

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Bacon, Eggs, and Instagram

Normally, I would say 95% of the time, I’m just a coffee kinda girl in the mornings.  Today, being Sunday and all; not-to-mention the abundance of backyard chicken eggs in the fridge, I thought it was time for another photo-op for Instagram!  Yes, I am quite the addict.  I can’t seem to #cook or #bake […]

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Coconut Mocha Frappe, Care to Join Me?

I don’t know about you but, as a stay-at-home food blogging, homemaking, dog sitting (…catch my drift?) mom, I can’t afford to just get up and out of the house to buy coffee drinks everyday!  So how’s about a homemade version instead…made with organic, wholesome good stuff?!

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