Tag: entertaining

Sake Lemon Drop

Sake Lemon Drop

I’ve always wanted to enjoy sake. I have tried it warm and cold, over the years, but never loved it. Friends always said, “drink the really good stuff and you will love it.” They were wrong. Straight-up sake always struck me as too medicinal. For […]

Peruvian Chicha Morada

Peruvian Chicha Morada

Unless you’ve traveled to Peru, chances are you have never tasted chicha morada. I have Erik Burmeister to thank for introducing me to this delicious Peruvian speciality. Chicha morada is a non-alcoholic Peruvian beverage made from purple corn called “maiz morado“.  “Chicha” is common in […]

Summer Fruit Platter

Summer Fruit Platter

I love Summer! Summer is the season for abundant fruit selection. From grocery stores to farms stands, gorgeous, flavorful enticing fruit surrounds us. Just looking at the bountiful selections makes me feel healthier. I have blogged about how to make an irresistible winter fruit platter. Here, some of the […]

Tuna Tartare

Tuna Tartare

I could live on tuna tartare. Seriously, straight up or on a cracker, I love the stuff.  If you know me at all, you know I order tuna tartare–or any kind of variation of it–almost everywhere I go no matter what the season. In all […]