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Kayaks at Fisherman's Landing in Point Loma.

Point Loma Weekend Getaway

A Point Loma weekend has just about everything you could want in a San Diego getaway. We’re talking food, drink, beach, hiking, nature, sailing, shopping, history, and more. In fact, if you’re looking for a weekend with family members who want to do separate things (like ours) but meet up at the end of the […]

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Hand holding ice cream cone with five scoops of ice cream.

Upcycled Ice Cream

Of all of the initiatives we’ve heard about to minimize food waste, this one is probably the most delicious: upcycled ice cream. That’s right – upcycled. The iconic West Coast ice cream brand Salt & Straw has made five “upcycled” flavors for the month of June. These flavors all use some pure, fresh, and perfectly […]

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Jeanne holding board with handmade cavatelli.

Making Fresh Pasta with Italian Flour

Can you think of a better way to spend a day than making fresh pasta with friends…while in Rome? I sure can’t. And that’s why our day at the Fabiolous Cooking Day school in Rome was such a standout treat. While spending a day at the school, we learned how to make three different kinds […]

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Chicken Charlie holding plates of Kool-Aid Chicken Sandwiches.

OC Fair Food 2022: Wacky and Fun

It’s wild, it’s wackier than ever, and it’s back for another year. Of course we’re talking about OC Fair food for the 2022 season. This year at the fair, you’ll find some of the old (crazy) standards. (Think fried Oreos, bacon-wrapped fried pickles, and basically everything fried.) What’s new is a few even wackier things […]

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Sarcone's tomato pie in pan.

A Philly Tomato Pie Tour

We’ve been craving Philly-style tomato pie over here. Now come on, admit it, after you see this, don’t you crave it too? When we talk about tomato pie, you need to know that we’re talking about Philly tomato pie, not Southern tomato pie. What’s the difference? Philadelphia’s classic tomato pie is a delicious thick and […]

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Chicken Charlie's Deep-Fried Brownies with Buffalo Sauce

OC Fair Food 2021 – Colorful, Spicy, and Wacky

Fair food is by definition outrageous, and this year’s OC Fair Food (at the Orange County Fair) is no exception. Huge portions, crazy food combinations, and deep-fried everything is the rule. Of course we (and probably most people) wouldn’t eat like this every day. But we’re still fascinated by fair food. Each year some of […]

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