Easy Trick to Remove Spots on Stainless

Do you have spots on stainless pots? Use this easy trick to remove those pesky spots from every stainless pot & pan in your kitchen. You’ll kick yourself for not doing this sooner it’s that easy. Please follow and like us:

Dairy Free Wine

One of the strangest things to think about when I went dairy free was to find a dairy free wine. Bizarre right? Who’d have thought that wine would have a dairy product associated with it. So no wonder one of the most shocking things for me to learn was that some wine makers use dairy…

Culinary Rock Bottom

Since we’ve closed our business and are no longer catering crazy summer wedding seasons I thought I’d share with you a post I pulled off the old site of the day I officially hit culinary rock bottom and the kid had “crunchy banana” for dinner. I wrote this down about six years ago when we…

Individual Hawaiian Calzones

Anyone that has been following me since the beginning knows that there is a particular female host on the FoodTV that drives me bonkers. Not only is she loud and crass, but her recipes just don’t work. Many years ago my husband got me one of her cookbooks for Valentine’s Day, and I honestly doubt…

Quick Peach Dessert for Summer

Try this quick peach dessert any time you want that taste of summer goodness. And don’t forget – during summer, use fresh peaches! Please follow and like us:

Lawn Mower Cupcakes

I thought these adorable lawn mower cupcakes are a cute idea to wish your favorite dad a happy father’s day. The kiddo and I made these a few years ago, sorry I don’t remember what magazine I found the idea. These are so sweet I just had to pull them from the archives. See for…

White Peach Lemonade

This white peach lemonade is too yummy to not share. Here on the central coast we’re finding delicious white peaches coming over from the San Joaquin Valley – you don’t want to miss these. This recipe is easy and a must have for summer entertaining.  Give it a try and drop me a comment telling…

Trick to Make Hard Fruit Soft

Do you ever find yourself buying hard fruit, but wish you could make that hard fruit soft? I know I sure do and when that happens I use this easy trick of placing hard fruit in a paper bag with an apple overnight to make fruit ripen faster. Try it yourself and let me know…

Quick Pasta Salad

I came up with this quick pasta salad when we were living in San Francisco. This is crazy easy, and when I say easy I mean EASY! Feel free to adjust the vegetables you use. I’m partial to the ones listed, but cook to your taste. Remember there is no right or wrong when it…

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are an absolutely favorite food. If you’re lucky enough to find green tomatoes at your local farmer’s market buy them – I promise you wont be disappointed. I like to do this dish when the tomatoes are still on the harder side – if you wait until they’re soft, they’ll fall apart…

Easy Sauteed Zucchini for Summer

Fresh fish makes my hubs happy. Spending the day on the water to get said fresh fish makes him even happier. We like to take the fresh rock cod, lightly flour it and sautee in a cast iron pan. Serve it with this easy sauteed zucchini – add a little onion, and a side of…

Popcorn is Calling

You Thought I was Joking No – I meant it when I said I was popcorn obsessed…. That is all. Carry on. We’re done for today.   PS – HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM!!!! XO Please follow and like us:

Grilled Stone Fruit Tart

With stone fruit freshness just around the corner I thought I’d share another flash back recipe with you.  This was a favorite at winery summer cooking demos and I don’t mind sharing these ones as we created it just for demoing. Happy cooking. Don’t forget you can purchase my cookbook through the shop on sloCooking….

Handy Use for Ketchup

Ketchup is good for many things and on many things – burgers, fries, hotdogs… But did you know… Did you know my cookbook launched a few weeks ago? You can purchase it through my shop. If you like what you’re reading, be sure to check out my sloCooking archive site. Please follow and like us: