June 24, 2013

Island Way Sorbet: My Pick for Summer Sweets


I love sorbets. I also love to pretend that I’m in the tropics. Presto! Island Way Sorbet. I found these treats strolling through the aisles of Costco the other day and decided to give ‘em a try. I was delighted.  Read the rest of this entry »

July 8, 2011

2nd Biggest Royal News Since the Wedding!

Gasp: William and Kate are visiting the United States today!

In honor of the fabulous royal couple, we’ve compiled a list of a few of their country’s notable entrees, and now you too can eat like a royal!

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May 24, 2011

A Memorial Day Menu!

Though summer doesn’t officially hit until June 21, Memorial Day weekend has always been the unofficial start of summer in my book. That’s because the local swimming pool opens and I start eating lots and lots of grilled food! But do you know what Memorial Day is really about?

This holiday is observed on the last Monday of May and commemorates all the United States women and men who have died in military service. Usually, we host a small BBQ at my house or at my aunt’s every Memorial Day. We’re still debating if we’re going to do it this year since my grandmother passed away last week, but I still want to give you a fabulous meal planner to get you ready!

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May 20, 2011

How To Make Koliva

Photo: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

In the Eastern Orthodox faith and some Eastern Catholic churches, it is customary to make koliva after the death of a loved one. My grandmother just passed away yesterday, so my other grandmother will be hard at work all weekend to make koliva in her honor. Koliva is really just boiled wheat mixed with a variety of other ingredients. It’s really tasty, and it takes hours to prepare. Read more after the jump.

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