Celebrating the Flavor of Tuolumne County

Taste: to perceive or experience the flavor of. Flavor: an indication of the essential character of something.

Category Archives: Good Eats & Drinks

Local Ingredients: Olive Oil & Honey ~ Grilled Salmon w/Honey Mustard Glaze

      Last week was a lucky week on the food front- 1- When my friend Rob Gordon returned from Alaska he brought me a beautiful sock-eye salmon filet. … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Relaxing at Grandmas: Homemade Apple Pie

  There’s nothing like relaxing at Grandma’s house on Mother’s Day afternoon and enjoying Dad’s homemade Apple Pie, filled with 3 different apples grown in his garden, and topped with … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Local Ingredients: Honey ~ Miette’s Honey Tea Cake

Miette is one of the most charming little bakeries in San Francisco. And, they have the most charming cook book filled with cakes, cookies and other goodies. Ingredients are very … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Love, Passion, Help-U-Sell and Cookies

RED- the color of love, passion, Help-U-Sell,*  and now….  my new favorite cookie. Have you ever had a Black and White? It’s a cookie. When I worked in downtown San … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 2 Comments


I love butternut squash and, for me, nothing says fall quite like Butternut Squash Soup. There are so many ways it can be prepared. Adding leeks and pears give the … Continue reading

November 1, 2011 · Leave a comment


    I love chocolate. This love affair started before I was even one years old and began innocently enough with the taste of a single M & M.  From that … Continue reading

March 13, 2011 · Leave a comment