If you’ve been to San Francisco, you know that our city is full of hills. Some of them are so ridiculously steep. But it’s on those steep hills that you get the most amazing views of the city. This is San Francisco at sunrise on a clear morning.
**This post is sponsored by Del Monte®. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Classic cornbread filled with whole corn kernels and slightly sweetened with maple and honey. This cast iron skillet honey maple cornbread is delicious and easy to make, perfect for get togethers with friends and family.
I can’t believe that there’s only a couple weeks left until Thanksgiving! As we’re quickly approaching the holidays, there’s so much to do and so many events to attend. Friendsgiving, potlucks at work or maybe at school, and of course, Thanksgiving, just to name a few. This year, several close friends of mine and I are having Friendsgiving the weekend before Thanksgiving, and we’re each bringing our favorite dish to the party.
If you’re looking for something to bring with you to your holiday gatherings, you don’t have to look any further than this cast iron skillet honey maple cornbread.
Pork loins lightly seasoned with salt, sage, and brown sugar in this delicious dish served with a simple caprese salad. This brown sugar glazed sage pork loins is a great option for a weeknight dinner.
Just one more day until Halloween and then it’s officially time for the holidays to start! Do you have plans for Halloween, and are you dressing up? I don’t usually dress up, but I do love passing out candies to the kids. =)
Today, I wanted to share with you this brown sugar glazed sage pork loins. It’s simple with just a few ingredients but delicious and perfect for a weeknight dinner.
About a month ago, I stumbled across Baker Doe’s Instagram page and discovered some of the prettiest bicolor croissants I’ve ever seen. Okay, so maybe it was the first time I’ve ever seen bicolor croissants. But I really really wanted to try them. Unfortunately, to order these croissants for Sunday delivery, you have to be quick because it’s on a first come first serve basis.
I finally got my hands on a dozen of these croissants last weekend. And they did not disappoint. I ordered duck yolk lava custard croissants topped with cookie crumbles, pink guava bicolor croissants, pandan coconut double baked croissants, and a dulce de leche danish with caramel and chocolate shards. I can’t decide which I like better: the duck yolk lava custard croissants, which are like the yolk buns you get at dim sum, or the coconut pandan double baked croissants.
Custard like cassava cake filled with pumpkin and maple in each bite. This pumpkin maple cassava cake is delicious, simple to make, and perfect for fall.
We’re in the middle of another heat wave in San Francisco, and it has been absolutely difficult to cook. Just imagine unusually hot weather outside, no air conditioning whatsoever in the house, and the oven is running at 400F. So totally comfortable, right?
I’ve been working so much more lately, and it’s been hard balancing both work and cooking for the blog. But hopefully I’m back on track now because I seriously love fall, and I have so many things I want to make and share. So today, I wanted to start with pumpkin maple cassava cake.
Coffee latte with oatmeal, maple, and pecan in every single bite. This Maple Pecan Oatmeal Latte is so delicious and perfect for breakfast on a chilly fall morning.
What better way to start your fall morning than with coffee and oatmeal sweetened with maple?
It’s been so cold in the morning. It feels like the sun is rising later and later. And I really need something warm to keep me from freezing as I head to work early in the morning. Do you feel that way too? Or is it still warm where you are?
I recently discovered oatmeal lattes and now, I just can’t get enough of them! Have you ever had oatmeal lattes before? If you haven’t, you really need to try them. And this maple pecan oatmeal latte is the perfect place to start.
The last several days have been tough for those living in Northern California. You may have heard that our state has been fighting wildfires since Sunday night. It has been so devastating for everyone here. While San Francisco is not in the wildfire area, we are getting the smoke and ashes from the north. The air quality is so bad at times that you see many people walking around the streets with masks on. And for those of us who are not personally affected by the wildfires, we all know someone who is.
Right now, we’re trying to figure out ways to help our neighbors to the north. And it has been difficult and heartbreaking to think that this is our new normal. Even now, after so many days, the fires are still burning strong.