May 31, 2011

Strawberry Shortcake

Over the holiday weekend we went to Chan's Fruit Stand and picked more strawberries. 
Tonight I made Martha Stewart's Strawberry Shortcakes with our freshly picked
berries and they were delicious! 

May 19, 2011

Wednesday's Dessert

I made a yummy Cherry Cobbler with the cherries we picked at Tachella Family Farms last weekend.   Very easy recipe but it used up all the cherries! We will be back soon to pick more...

May 18, 2011

Mountain House Traffic Accident

Photos of a traffic accident on Mountain House Parkway between Grant Line Road and Interstate 205 in Mountain House, CA. 

Here is a link to The Three B's blog.  
He witnessed the entire bizarre and surreal scene and describes it in great detail.

May 17, 2011

Strawberry Pie

Homemade Strawberry Pie.  We picked the berries and I made the crust and glaze.
This is a top-secret recipe that my mom has handed down to me.
We have, on occassion, had it for breakfast!

May 15, 2011

Sunday's Brunch: Strawberry Pancakes

Mmmmm, my husband makes the BEST pancakes!

Saturday in Brentwood

Today we went to some farms in Brentwood to do our first u-picking of the season.

Our first stop was Tachella Family Farm for some cherry picking.

Then we went to Chan's Fruit Stand to pick strawberries.

Our last stop was at Hannah Nicole Vineyard in Brentwood for some wine tasting.

May 10, 2011

White Chocolate Chip Chocolate Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Chocolate Cookies from The Family Kitchen by Debra Ponzek.

May 3, 2011

Monday's Dinner: Citrus-Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa

Citrus-Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa from The Family Kitchen cookbook by Debra Ponzek.