Celebrating Easter Late

A couple of weeks ago I was in a drug store and passed a shelf that had, of all things, Easter candy on sale. I would have thought that stuff was all gone by now. But, to my utter delight, they had Russell Stover’s chocolate Easter bunnies (solid chocolate) on sale for 90% off. Yes, you read that right: 90%… Continue reading

SFO Embarcadero

We just returned from a quick trip to San Francisco (SFO) and stayed at a lovely hotel on the bay in Sausalito, The Inn Above Tide. (Highly recommend the inn! All of the rooms are on the water and have an incredible view!) We were treated to lunch at Boulevard Restaurant. Nancy Oakes is the executive chef and owner, and… Continue reading

Don’t Eat Plastic! Huh?!

Click to enlargeOnce upon a time people had common sense. They knew better than to ingest plastic. Plastic, after all, has no nutritional value. But, sadly, those days are gone. Kraft apparently had to recall some of their cheese singles because, well… About 10 people had eaten the cheese single with its plastic wrapper still on the cheese single. Oh,… Continue reading

Chocolate and Bacon?

A few months back I seemed to encounter a number of experiences advocating adding bacon to everything. Since most of this was online, I thought it was some sort of ridiculous meme. Then today, in the grocery store, I saw Mo’s Milk Bar1: 45% deep milk chocolate, hickory smoked uncured bacon, and alder wood smoked salt. Chocolate and bacon? Are… Continue reading