Looking Back

Happy New Year! I’ve hit up several foodie adventures in my kitchen and beyond. I need to get crackin’ on those kitchen blogs – baking bread and taking on chicken pot pie.

But first…2009 has been another epic year of eating, drinking and trying new flavors.

Bacon Explosion
In 2009 – we invested in some kick-ass cooking tools: better knives, an iron skillet and one beautiful grill. Our California weather allows us grill nearly all year round. We fired up the grill for our beer-can chicken on New Year’s Eve. For the virgin run on the grill, we made the bacon explosion. The aroma from 2-pounds of bacon, chorizo and Italian sausage smelled amazing from the grill.
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The Bistro

Bruschetta, originally uploaded by queenkv.

We spent another beautiful Sunday in Sonoma. We managed to snag the last table for lunch at the Bistro. They close there doors after the lunch crowd to get a break before the dinner rush. We started off with bruschetta

Gnocchi, originally uploaded by queenkv.

Mark had the gnocchi. It reminded us of his gnocchi dish from Bouchon in Vegas.