Aug 4
2015

Spicy Cheddar Lamb Burger

I am not a huge burger girl.  It’s not that I don’t like them, but if given the choice I’ll choose the things that I like even more instead, like grilled chicken, steak, fish, bratwurst, etc.  There is one exception—if a burger contains ground lamb then I am all in.  I love lamb.  So when I found out that the next Kerrygold Blogger challenge was to come up with a burger recipe, I knew that mine had to include ground lamb.  We’ve been in Southern California visiting my parents for the past week and a half, so I took advantage of their taste-buds and whipped up a batch of spicy cheddar lamb burgers, a combo that had been bouncing around in my head for a while. [Read More…]

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Aug 3
2015

Happy Monday! Here’s to a great day and a great week.  To help you get things started off right, my newest post for California Avocados is up!  This week I’m talking breakfast, specifically toast.  My favorite way to make toast these days is in a waffle iron, so today I’m sharing my recipe for waffled toast stuffed with lemon mascarpone, fresh raspberries, and of course California avocados!!  So get ready to start your day off right with this waffled toast by hopping over to get the recipe.

Waffled Avocado Berry Toast

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Sambal Matah (Balinese Raw Shallot and Lemongrass Relish)—Celebrating Jalapeno Mania!

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I am a chilihead, so I always have my eye out for new ways to enjoy hot chili peppers.  My newest chili recipe acquisition was a recipe for Balinese Sambal Matah.  My take on this recipe will be the next thing I submit to a site I recently found out about that I am super […]

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No-Churn Sweet Cream Gelato

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Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month and tomorrow, July 19th, is National Ice Cream Day?  My Mom’s side of the family has an affinity for ice cream.  Actually, that may be too mild.  Obsession may be more accurate.  They reverently celebrate Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day on the first Saturday […]

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Steak Satay with Spicy California Avocado Dipping Sauce

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Father’s Day came and went during my long forced posting drought, which is a bummer, because I shared a recipe for a Balinese-inspired Steak Satay with a Spicy California Avocado Dipping Sauce for Father’s Day.  Luckily steak never goes out of style and we’re still in the middle of avocado season, so you can still […]

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The No Good, Very Bad, Litter Box Day

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This week I’m sharing an experience I recently had with our cat’s litter box, my children, and a well-timed text from a friend.  So hop on over to Multiply Goodness to read my post about “The No Good, Very Bad, Litter Box Day.”  

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Reuben Sandwich with California Avocados

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I adore a good Reuben sandwich.  Hop on over to The Scoop to see my version that includes slices of California avocado.

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Fennel and Strawberry Salad with Aged Cheddar Cheese

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It’s kind of ironic that I write a blog, because I may be one of the most technologically inept people of all time. (Ok, that may be a gross exaggeration, but you get what I mean.)  

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Cantaloupe Calabrese Naan Pizza (Kids Cook Monday)

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Last weekend Bug and I were at Harmons Grocery picking up provisions for the coming week and they had a few booths set up where you could sample different products.  Bug is never one to pass up free food, so of course we had to stop and taste.  One of the booths was featuring a […]

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Cheesy Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

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When it comes to breakfast, I’m a savory girl.  I used to love my French toast dusted with powdered sugar and drowned in maple syrup just as much as the next kid, but then we moved to Japan for the first time back in 2002 and my palate began to change.  Traditional Japanese breakfasts are […]

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