Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad Ingredients: 1 Cucumber 1 Large Tomato 1 T Mayonaise Salt Dill Instructions: Peel, half and slice cucumber Stir in mayonaise (or vegan substitute) Add salt and dill to taste Quarter and slice tomato – toss in gently,…

Bayside Restaurant – Newport Beach, CA

sauteed tiger prawns with green risotto

Bayside Restaurant 900 Bayside Drive Newport Beach, CA 949-721-1222 Ahhhhh…. this lovely view is the perfect setting to enjoy the fabulous menu at Bayside. I attended a media event to try out their Summer 2 course prix-fixe menu. It’s a…

The Amazing California Strawberry

strawberry desserts

Strawberries make me happy – really happy! Living in Southern California, I have easy access to fresh, locally grown strawberries most of the year and I purchase them regularly. What do I do with them? Eat them fresh. They are…

Strawberries Stuffed with Goat Cheese

strawberries and goat cheese

Oh my! These look really good. Don’t they? These lovely little creations were served at a California Strawberry event that I attended recently. When I first saw the waiters carry them in, I assumed they were a dessert – strawberries…

Fresh Heirloom Tomatoes

heirloom tomatoes

There is nothing quite like a tomato fresh from the garden. When I was younger, I thought I didn’t like tomatoes. The flavor was blah and the texture was blah. Then, I discovered home grown tomatoes. What a difference it…