Blackberry Sage Glazed Meatballs

The lovely folks at Driscoll’s sent over some blackberries for me to play with in my kitchen. While their original invitation involved dessert and treats, I kept imagining the winsome combination of blackberry and sage having their way with meatballs. Cocktail meatballs are noted in the annals of party hors d’oeuvres and involve grape jam,… Continue reading Blackberry Sage Glazed Meatballs


On this particular day, we decided to head to Playa Guiones. The sun felt like it had been high in the sky for hours as it poked through the slats of the wooden shutters at 8:30 a.m. Outside, the chitter and chirp of birds filtered in with the sunlight, letting us know morning had descended.… Continue reading Gallos

Tita’s Carne con Salsa

“My memories of Tita are unfortunately fuzzy.” I made this comment to Mom as she drove me to the airport last weekend. “I don’t think it’s that you’ve forgotten them completely, but you went through a lot early on in your life and sometimes that’s the body’s way of living through the difficulties. The memories… Continue reading Tita’s Carne con Salsa