Month: June 2013

Bacon, Avocado and Corn Salad

Bacon, Avocado and Corn Salad

If you follow popular food blogs, you’ve probably heard of Gaby Dalkin and her lovely blog, What’s Gaby Cooking. And if you read Gaby’s blog, you know about her cookbook, Absolutely Avocados. I’m really loving the recent wave of cookbooks that focus on one theme (like Desserts in Jars or […]

Blueberry, Lemon and Thyme Ice Cream

Blueberry, Lemon and Thyme Ice Cream

Ever since I tasted blueberry + lemon together, I have been in love. I absolutely love this flavor combination. It is so good. For today’s Mid-Week Cheater Recipe, I had to share this homemade ice cream. Made with no ice cream attachment. Just used my beloved KitchenAid Stand Mixer with […]

Candy Shop Cupcakes

Candy Shop Cupcakes

It’s Friday. . so I wanted to share cupcakes! During our last trip to Los Angeles, my brother, Jimmy, and I took the kids and explored Manhattan Beach, our old hood. When my brother and I first moved out to Los Angeles together back in October 2001, we got a […]

Flowers for Skin Care

Flowers for Skin Care

There are so many amazing things we can do with plants. Herbs have widely known medicinal properties and certain parts of each plants have different uses. The roots and leaves of plants are used for many different purposes and some plants even have powerful flowers. Flowers are not only just […]