Cook Every Dish From One Cookbook

The Cookbook: A16 Food + Wine Total Recipes: 91 Recipes Completed: 2   Recipe #2: Bitter Caramel Gelato The two major differences between gelato and ice cream is that gelato is [...]

By | November 29th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

Read 100 books on the NY Best Sellers list

Books Read: 2 Books Needed to Read: 98 #1 Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson PLOT SUMMARY: A true story of a man who braves the wildest parts of Pakistan [...]

By | November 25th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

A Taste of Italy with Tuscan Tomato & Chickpea Soup

Every time I make this delicious Tuscan Tomato & Chickpea Soup at our restaurant, Sugo Trattoria, the kitchen fills with the aroma of rosemary and sage. Adding bacon is the great secret [...]

By | November 22nd, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |4 Comments

Attend a 20 Year High School Reunion

I was hesitant to attend my 20 year high school reunion, after all the last high school reunion I went to featured the well-known cliques in every corner; popular, farmers, [...]

By | November 19th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|5 Comments

Trying a New Food – Trout

NEW FOOD #12:  Trout I am definitely not a fish girl, unless it happens to be a delectable almond-crusted Halibut. But, anything that tastes "fishy" or has the head on when [...]

By | November 17th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Memorable French Cassoulet in Napa

Some loyal customers of ours, Trish & Dave, invited us to a Sunday night dinner. They selected Angele which is a gorgeous French restaurant that uses traditional recipes with contemporary influences, [...]

By | November 14th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Watch all the Oscar Winning Movies

Movie #10 Completed! Oscar winning movies: 82 Movies to go: 72 1995 Braveheart - Plot Summary Is it over yet? That's the question I had to keep asking myself. I [...]

By | November 9th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment


By | November 4th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Complete a 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

    Unfortunately, this puzzle ended up being 999 pieces instead of 1000, but I'm still crossing the'Completing a 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle' goal off my bucket list! Luckily, someone at one [...]

By | November 2nd, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |4 Comments
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