Bristol Farms Hatch Chile Roasting

Bristol Farms Hatch Chile Roasting

Hatch Chile Season is too short! It feels like you blink once and then they're gone. These delicious chiles are just another reason to savor each season and the fabulous produce that goes with it. As the sign says, it's now or next year! My friends from the Inland Empire…

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Peach Tea Lemonade Punch

Peach Tea Lemonade Punch

We had a brief respite from the sweltering heat this week. Next weeks forecast shows temperatures heading back into the 100+ range. Ugh. This is my least favorite season! However, even with the heat, the days are made better with cold drinks and good friends. I made this Peach Tea…

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San Joaquin Valley Farm Water Tour

San Joaquin Valley Farm Water Tour

July was a crazy month, that's for sure! Fortunately, among the crazy was a weekend of learning and fun. I was able to go on a Farm Tour of the San Joaquin Valley with the California Farm Water Coalition. We spent the weekend touring several different farms and learning a…

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Hello Orange County Fair!

Hello Orange County Fair!

Hi friends! Oh my gosh! This last month has been both amazing and terrible. My Mom fell the weekend we got back from our 30th Anniversary Trip and everything, and I do mean everything since then has been a rollercoaster of emotion and stress. Thankfully, I've had some bright spots…

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My Fat Dad – A Memoir

My Fat Dad – A Memoir

Too often, we don't think about the deep connection between food and family. We get caught up in the hustle and bustle of kids schedules or busy work lives. In Dawn Lerman's new book "My Fat Dad - A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes." Dawn details her…

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The Traveling Swirly Pan!

The Traveling Swirly Pan!

Do you believe certain things are worth the wait?  I do!  Three years ago, I was still a relatively new blogger and happily baking my heart out between work and family obligations.  My online friend Jenni Field had the brilliant idea to start a "Community Through Cake" and began "The…

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Summer Ice Cream Treats!

Summer Ice Cream Treats!

Temperatures are finally warming up, which means Summer is almost here.   Between Memorial Day celebrations, Labor Day parties, Fourth of July picnics and barbecues, three family birthdays (and a new grandbaby due any minute!) plus a family wedding, this is going to be a summer to remember!  With all…

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Dear North,

Dear North,

Back in March, I attended Expo West and was fortunate enough to meet some great companies, with fabulous new products.  One of the newer products that stood out to my seafood-loving-heart, was Dear North, Dear North is a company whose owners are Alaska Natives with roots in Glacier Bay.  They…

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Yeast N’ Flour Pizza

Yeast N’ Flour Pizza

Hi friends! One of the things I love about all the different things I do (writing, blogging, podcasting etc) is meeting new people and most of the time, being able to share their food with you! This is true of the articles I write for "Sara's Kitchen Adventures" and it's…

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Chefs Toys and a Crunchy Asian Vegetable Salad

Chefs Toys And A Crunchy Asian Vegetable Salad

You may recall from a previous post that Chefs Toys hosted an event at Melissa's Produce last month! I was so enamored of the company, I bravely asked if our Inland Empire Food Bloggers Group might have a tour of Chefs Toys newest location in Corona, Ca.  After all, Corona is…

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