Italian Eggs

Italian Eggs

On Wednesday I mentioned on my Facebook page that I have family here visiting from the east coast and as I type I’m looking out over the St. Helena mountains from Calistoga. Chico has been a heat and smoke basin, thanks to the multiple fires that have been burning in northern CA so to get some reprieve from the nastiness, we snuck off to wine country for the weekend.

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Southwestern Frittata

southwestern quiche

We are in the middle of packing up and moving.  Not out of Chico, just across town; but holy cow it’s a lot of work.  I’ve been trying not to buy a lot of food this week and just eat what we have so that I don’t have to pack and move an entire fridge of food and this morning we were down to the bare bones but somehow I made a breakfast worth sharing with all of you!!

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Family Style Frittatas

sweet potato

My family has been on a frittata kick over the last couple of days; they are so easy, fun and delicious as well as a great way to add some variety to the standard eggs.  I also have a scrumptious frittata recipe in my book but I have to say that I love these two new creations just as much as our old standby.    [Read more…]

Eggs in a Daze

Was it a Hollandaise or maybe a Bearnaise?  Call it what you want, but it was a darn good sauce for eggs – and I’m sure it will be tasty poured over just about any other protein or veggie.  Here’s what we did this morning to jazz up our breakfast routine. [Read more…]

Cooking Demo – Breakfast Paleo Pizza!

breakfast pizza

We did it – our very first cooking demo!  Please take a look and let me know what you think.  I know what we need to do differently next time but I also want your feed back as well.   Next time we’ll try to get more shots of  the actual food! [Read more…]

Simple and Seasonal

Our ancestors ate what was available based upon the seasons and in my part of the world the summer season is the most bountiful and wonderful time to take advantage of what’s growing near you.  I made a yummy breakfast this week with organic seasonal vegetables, all purchased from our local farmers market (except the mushrooms which I purchased from Trader Joe’s). [Read more…]