Breads | Breakfast | Scones

Currant Oat Scones

When I lived in Los Angeles one of my favorite Saturday morning activities included breakfast at Campanile. I loved going over to the La Brea Bakery and taking home some of the baked goods created by Nancy Silverton. She is one of my favorite chefs. I would be  poor and my waist line would grow…

Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread

I have been cooking up a storm and am excited to share the new recipes with you. This weekend I made Banana Nut Bread. Three bananas were starting to ripen and calling out to be made. I looked at my cookbooks and saw Pastries from La Brea Bakery. The recipe was from created by one…


Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This week we were teased by cool fall weather here in Southern California. Teased in between 90 degree days. Fall is my favorite time of year. I might have mentioned that I was a picky eater growing up. Soups were not on my menu. Boy, did I miss out. Cooking has opened up the door…