September 2010

Pizza with Prosciutto, Artichokes & Pesto

September 23, 2010
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Sometimes you really don’t need a recipe. Just do it. pizza dough (fresh, use store-bought or make your own) tomato sauce (any kind you want, I use my marinara) fresh mozzarella, sliced prosciutto, thinly sliced marinated artichoke hearts pesto Assemble. Bake at 475 for about 15 min or until done. Eat!

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Panama City; Restaurants and Fish Market

September 20, 2010
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Most of the time, when I travel, “it’s all about the food” is my mantra. I’m happiest when I travel some place where not only do I enjoy eating the food but the local culture embraces and celebrates their cuisine. I believe this is why I keep returning to places in the Mediterranean and South […]

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Strawberry and Nectarine Crisp

September 15, 2010
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Here in Southern California we are in that “sweet spot” of perfect weather between the scorching summer and our typically mild Fall; it’s a beautiful and sunny 78 degrees and should be for most of the week here. Even though people not originally from Southern California lament the “lack of seasons” here, as one raised […]

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Breakfast in Cambodia

September 13, 2010
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My typical breakfast is a bowl of cereal or oatmeal plus a cup of coffee. It’s been the same since I was a kid (minus the coffee). As a child, we were poor enough that I got free lunch at school, and now many children in that same economic bracket get a free breakfast as well […]

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