Tacos because… Tuesday

Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was homestyle Taco Tuesday! As if we really needed an excuse to enjoy tacos! I stuffed our crunchy tacos with sautéed beef and onion, butter lettuce, tomatoes from our garden, Jack cheese, and sour cream. Yum! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything. Day 232…

A pizza reward

After helping Mama with a calendaring project that required intricate cutting and gluing, our big reward was ordering pizza delivery for dinner! Our food was delayed a very long time, but it was still nice to have dinner sorted. And it was delicious! Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was a great pizza reward! What was your #OneGoodThing…

Beautiful bruschetta

After enjoying delicious bruschetta at the July 4th party we attended, I had a lingering craving. I thumbed through our Marcella Hazan Italian cookbook to make sure I wasn’t forgetting any important components. These tiny heirloom tomatoes paired magnificently with fresh basil from our garden and crushed garlic. I overtoasted the baguette, but it was…

Deliciously crunchy, cold pickles

At Costco this past week, a stranger emphatically recommended these pickles to me. Her zest was convincing and I bought this container, finally trying it tonight. Wow! These are the most crunchy and delicious pickles I’ve ever had! Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was deliciously crunchy, cold pickles! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments!…

A perfectly North Bay pairing

We paired our favorite Cowgirl Creamery cheese with our new favorite Kozlowski jam and called it dinner. The exquisite creaminess of the Mt. Tam triple cream was fantastic with the sweet tang of the cherry jam. Both delicacies were acquired on recent mini trips near our home. Mama and I are so grateful to live…

Nectar of the gods

Mama and I fell in love with pear juice while we were traveling in Italy and so we were thrilled to find it available back home in California. This Santa Cruz Organic Pear Nectar doesn’t disappoint. It tastes like drinking a sweet, juicy pear, but even better. Mama and I could not stop exclaiming over…

Perfectly basted eggs for Mama

For Mama’s Sunday brunch today, I made her favorite basted eggs over sourdough toast. All three yolks turned out perfectly runny, and she loved them! I felt so pleased to have gotten them just right. And I was happy to make her a special meal after my horizontal day yesterday. Today’s #OneGoodThing was successfully making eggs just…