Category Archives: Indulgences

Seafood 101

Last Friday night I took a cooking class called Spring Seafood 101 at L’Academie de Cuisine.  I’ve enjoyed almost every cooking class I’ve ever taken, but this chef was particularly impressive for her vast knowledge.  The author of several books, … Continue reading

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Seafood Pasta

Seafood Pasta has become one of my favorite things to make at home.  Usually I save myself the trouble and buy pasta from the store, but last weekend I had a whole afternoon wide open so I rolled it out … Continue reading

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Homemade Pasta

About six months ago I got a pasta machine and ever since then I’ve been on a mission to perfect my pasta-making technique.  I even took a class in Tuscany! Now, I’m totally convinced that I’ve become a master and … Continue reading

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Rooftop Dinner Party, Southern Style

It has been a painfully rainy Spring here in the DC area.  Almost every day I’ve woken up longing for the temperate, sunny weather I enjoyed in San Diego.  When we did finally get a momentary break from the drizzle, … Continue reading

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Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Sometimes the most delicious recipes are created from just a few simple, high-quality ingredients. I love how this recipe comes together quickly and easily, without sacrificing any flavor.  Here’s what you need: Olive Oil Butter Salt and Pepper Garlic (1-2 cloves, … Continue reading

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Chicken & Waffles

I swore I’d never move back below the Mason-Dixon Line, and yet – here I am.  And to be honest, I’m loving it.  To me, DC is like a cross between Atlanta and New York.  The architecture is lovely, people bustle … Continue reading

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Tea Upon Chatsworth

My sister-in-law came to visit a couple of weeks ago and one of the highlights of our time together was afternoon tea in Point Loma.  It’s a cute little place with lots of ladies in hats and a hodgepodge of beautiful … Continue reading

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