An expatriate of New Orleans – and professional chef – who has lived in Los Angeles since her childhood, blogs about the journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles back to New Orleans, and points along the way.

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The Joy of Baking-Part 1 (and Ganache Cookie Recipe)

Posted by on Jul 28, 2010, 8:05 am in Food and Drink, Recipes-Sweet | 0 comments

Baking teaches patience, and that I must follow a process to achieve a specific result. And while there is an instant gratification component to it, no matter how much I perfect my baking skills, there are still variables which I can’t always control.

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Lunch at The Enchantment Resort- an enchanting experience indeed

Posted by on Jul 26, 2010, 9:10 am in Food and Drink, Recipes-Savory, Travel | 1 comment

A sumptuous late lunch at the aptly named The Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona and recipe for Slow Braised Short Ribs.

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Arizona Wine Country- Who Knew?

Posted by on Jul 22, 2010, 10:10 pm in Travel, Wine | 2 comments

Arizona Wine Country- Who Knew?

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Create a Cool Cocktail for Your Party- My Best Sangria

Posted by on Jul 19, 2010, 11:13 am in Food and Drink, Recipes-Drinks | 0 comments

This tasty Sangria is an addictive cool drink for the summer heat

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Starting off with an Early Morning Tour of the Desert Botanical Garden

Posted by on Jul 6, 2010, 1:04 pm in Travel | 2 comments

Starting off with an Early Morning Tour of the Desert Botanical Garden

An early morning visit to Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden

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