Watermelon Slushie

Freezing watermelon may be my favorite food discovery of the year!  I don’t know how many times I’ve bought a whole watermelon and unless we’re entertaining a crowd, after 3 days of sliced watermelon with dinner we have all hit the wall.  Then I still have at big chunk of watermelon taking up valuable fridge space and after a few days…

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Pear Ginger Toddies

Nearly 10 years ago I was lucky enough to get a publishing contract with Chronicle Books out of San Francisco for a hot drinks cookbook.  The result was “Some Like it Hot: 50 Drinks to Warm Your Spirits” which I co-wrote along with my dear friend, Holly Burrows.  We had such fun developing those recipes from her kitchen in San…

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