Kicked Up Bolognese Sauce

Kicked Up Bolognese

Tantalize your taste buds with this classic bolognese with a little extra punch. Simmer this collection of ingredients for around 2 1/2 hours and be rewarded with a sauce that is packed with complex flavor. Ingredients 1 container of Trader Joe’s Miripoix Mix (onion, celery and carrot) If you don’t have a Trader Joe’s nearby, […]

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Luxurious And Relaxing Spa Day at the Montage

Unplug, Unwind and Relax. Spending the day with friends at Spa Montage Laguna Beach always recharges my batteries. So, a small group of my friends try to book a visit every few months to treat ourselves and catch up with a Spa Day. We all have busy lives and it’s the perfect time to get […]

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Truffle Season In Tuscany

T is for Trista and T is for Truffle! When in Tuscany you must try the truffles. I had the opportunity on my most recent trip to Tuscany to try a variety of truffles. Tuscany is a region with high truffle production. While on this visit I got a truffle education. There were four truffles […]

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Harry’s Bar Roma

The Legend. When in Roma, you must visit Harry’s Bar. This bar is full of glamour and style. Walk into a flashback of the days where Sinatra and Sophia Loren could be seen spending time among friends. The place was originally opened in 1918 under the name Golden Gate. The owner was an American from […]

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Fantastic Breakfast Spot In The OC!

Fun pancakes and bennies at Snooze! First… wait times on the weekends will almost keep you away. But if you love a good, tasty, ample breakfast, you will not care. The food here really does outweigh the wait. The pancake flight is a favorite. Their blueberry Danish pancakes are to die for. Sneak in a […]

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Cheesy Jalapeno Treats

Delicious, crispy bites of heaven! Are you in the mood for a mouth explosion? Try this quick snack next time you are hankering for a hunk of cheese with a kick! There are times when you need an in-between meal snack. Nothing too heavy, but just to get you through. I have found that these […]

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Delicious Grimaldi’s Pizzeria – Thank You Brooklyn!

Double-sauce + double-cheese + double-pepperoni! I am serious about my pizza and Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is my favorite! Less than 2 miles from Manhattan Beach and 3.5 miles from LAX, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is an institution for pizza lovers far and wide. I drive a good 45 – 50 minutes from the OC just to have it […]

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