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Biltmore Estate

My friend and I took a gal pal road trip from Colorado to South Carolina recently. Along the way we passed the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.  A stop here is in order! Sally wakes up when “wine tasting” is mentioned. She doesn’t know what wine means but loves tasting. What a magnificent place! There […]

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Seascape Resort — Aptos, CA

A friend of mine recently told me that she misses seeing my food photos. I no longer cook fun or exciting things since the passing of my best guy. But I do eat out a lot so I shall try to get this going again with photos while I’m out and about. The Sanderlings Restaurant […]

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Apple Cafe – Aptos

The Apple Cafe in Aptos, California serves a wonderful breakfast. They also make delicious Bloody Marys.

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Mother’s Cafe — Portland, OR

I traveled to Portland and met up with some friends. We enjoyed Bloody Marys at Mother’s Cafe.

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Shrimp Cocktail

The Mister and I had a little celebration over at the Pueblo Country Club this afternoon. I have been looking forward to sitting in The Tavern and enjoying a vodka martini and shrimp cocktail.  The Mister had the Chicken Quesadilla (with Green Chiles, Tomatoes, Pepper Jack, Cheddar, Sour Cream, Guacamole and Salsa) which I did […]

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Ruby’s Ribs

Last Friday we had lunch at Ruby Tuesday — a place I’ve never tried.  They sure have nice ambiance.  We sat near a window overlooking a man-made lake that has a fountain in the middle.  Very pretty. We were in a festive mood as we often seem to be when we go out.  The Mister decided […]

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Anniversary Lunch

The other day we celebrated our anniversary by heading over to Washington Square Mall for a little shopping and to enjoy lunch at The Cheesecake Factory.  We lucked out because it wasn’t crowded at all — we went on a Wednesday and after the lunch rush. I was in the mood for a banana daiquiri […]

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Ice Cold Cerveza On A Hot Day

A hot day calls for a cold brew.  Doesn’t the Dos Equis Ambar look refreshing just sitting there in its frosty goodness?                             Dinner was skipped and it was chips, salsa and queso for The Mister and I.  The creamy queso with […]

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Fiesta

Saturday night seemed the perfect night for a little fiesta and what better way than with tacos? Tacos made with ground chicken are a favorite in this house.  The ground chicken gives the tacos a cleaner,  purer taste to my palate.  We always spice up the chicken once it’s cooked by adding a small can […]

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Crispy Artichoke Potato Cakes

We eat out a lot. 🙂 Crispy. Flavorful. Perfect. And a little vino on the side. Kendall Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay is one of my favorites.

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