Category Archives: Good Good Times

Desert Salad

New ingredients are the best Jerry…the best! Platforms for new textures and flavors beget new textures and flavors.  As soon as I pull in a new ingredient, old standbys become fresh fodder for new avenues.  Stumbled upon these barrel cactus … Continue reading

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Totality Or Bust!

Took a trip with my brother to Columbia, South Carolina for the eclipse.  Although traffic hindered us and we had limited time, good food and giggles were abound. Our first stop for awesome was Dogfish Head in Arlington. I consider … Continue reading

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Peruvian Scallop Ceviche “Tacos”

This dish originated a month or so ago at a dinner party I did for a 50th birthday.   When I got in contact with Bryan from Whissel Realty a couple days later.  This delicious little creation was all I could think … Continue reading

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Seafood and Eat It

Had a lovely time cooking a 10 person dinner party the other night.  Seafood for a 50th birthday was requested;  I went a bit overboard on the seafood request…gigitty. I was fired up to cook a few items this night. … Continue reading

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Night out in North County

I’ve always enjoyed talking to people at my cooking classes. Last year someone recommended Bellamy’s in Escondido. She also wanted me to try a strawberry cream cake that I have yet to do. Which reminds me of a poke cake … Continue reading

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Big Parties, Small Parties…Whatever.

Did a few cool parties around July 4th.  I had the pleasure of cooking for a proposal dinner…she said yes :-)  I also did two totally different parties for the same client.  They were in east county, which is great…cause … Continue reading

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Family Vacation 2016

Had a great family vacation recently. 35 other family members descended on the Idaho panhandle through various means of travel and it was fun from start to end. What a bounty of life the Northwest is. Even hiking is mellow … Continue reading

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Fun In The Southwest

Wife and I took a little mini vacation to Arizona.  Pit tickets to “The Boss” in Phoenix then up to Sedona for a couple days of hiking and no kids.  Sedona is known for having Energy Vortexes around specific areas … Continue reading

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Cock-A-Doodle-Delicious

As last year wrapped up, I had the chance (with help and guidance from a friend) to slaughter and butcher my own chickens.  Well almost.  They weren’t chickens, they were roosters.  Rooster is a soup/stew bird that is a bit … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Loveliness

Truffle herb “popcorn” Pickled baby turnip with avocado “salad” Beet stuffed with tangerine scented macadamia and topped with Korean chile p Blue cheese and chive bread pudding stuffed mushroom   Flowering kale salad with apple, turnip, citrus, nuts and parsnip … Continue reading

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