Book Review: Flavors of Aloha

I have never eaten at a Tommy Bahama Restaurant. In fact the closest I’ve come to it is the Tommy Bahama bikini I bought myself on the island of Oahu and a few shirts purchased for my husband. After perusing this cookbook, reading and trying some of the recipes, losing myself in […]

April 10th, 2015|Food, Hawaii|

Insider’s Tips to Martha’s Vineyard

Are you visiting Marthas’ Vineyard for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see and do on island!

When I have a visitor from out of town, the first place they want to see is the Gingerbread Cottages in Oak Bluffs, but I also take them to The Gay Head […]

April 8th, 2015|Food, Travel|

Review: Napa Cooking School

When my husband and I married, nearly 30 years ago, our videographer asked a close friend of ours to share a word of advice to the new bride and groom. “Don’t cook together,” she said with a laugh. She knew both of us too well.


Today, neither my husband or I are comfortable in the kitchen. […]

February 20th, 2015|California, Food, Wine Country|