Posts tagged dinner
Chinese Spaghetti Recipe + Milk & Eggs Grocery Delivery

As enthusiastic as I am about going grocery shopping, sometimes I have to quickly rush to the market and get back home to cook. If you're like me -- busy-- busy with kids and busy juggling schedules--  making new year's goals feels like another thing to add to the to-do list. Groceries included! So why not make your dreams come true and order up your groceries online?

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Fettuccine Alfredo | Weeknight Family Dinner {vegan recipe}

Fettuccine Alfredo is a dish I've missed for quite a long time since going vegan. It's not something I've ever made at home, as I think of it as it's a dining out sort of dish. You know, fettuccine tossed gently in an elegant béchamel, a white napkin draped across your lap, candlelight and a good glass of Pinot Grigio. The sauce is velvety, creamy, garlicky, and worth its weight in butter and cream.

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Sunday Supper

On Sunday I look forward to making a family dinner. The farmers' market is open in the morning, and that gives time to shop for fresh produce, plan a menu and cook. As I'm in the kitchen preparing a meal for my family, I recall the Ang Lee film, Eat Drink Man Woman. The scene opens with a the main character preparing Sunday dinner for his family.

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Last Day of Summer in Palos Verdes

The weather was perfectly summery and Californian as I opened the sunroof and windows, with long hair blowing wildly in the wind. My youngest daughter, seven, carried an armful of dolls into the car for her entertainment, while my ten year old daughter listened to music through her headphones. The drive was clear and we were sailing smooth on the southbound 405 freeway from the heat of the San Fernando Valley, with the Labor Day holiday to thank for an open road.

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Spring's Bounty at Terranea Resort

I opened the French doors of our suite and took in the fresh ocean air. From the sweeping outlook of our balcony I admired the spectacular view--- palm trees surrounding the blue swimming pool as the vibrant sunset colors glowed in golden hues over the glimmering Pacific Ocean. I took a deep inhale. It felt as though we arrived at a resort on the Amalfi coast in Italy. For us, however, it was as simple as a staycation drive down the Pacific Coast Highway, just an hour from our home in Los Angeles.

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