Hog Island Oyster Company

My husband and I love oysters! Raw, barbequed, Rockefeller – they are all good. My favorite way to eat them is raw with a little squeeze of lemon and mignonette - accompanied with champagne and really good sourdough bread.  A match made in heaven! I prefer Pacific coast oysters from very cold and … [Read more...]

Spring Herbs

 My vegetable garden is coming alive!  I have planted too many tomatoes again, eggplant, crooked neck squash, lemon cucumber, arugula, string beans, cantaloupe, and a few varieties of peppers.  Oh, and lets not forget, my precious herbs!  Every night while I am preparing dinner, I walk to my … [Read more...]

Mama’s Fish House Restaurant

This past March my husband and I went on a mini vacation to Maui.  It is always a treat to escape the cold of the mainland during winter and soak up some warm sunshine.  We love Maui, as I am sure all of you do.  We were fortunate to be able to have seen the Humpback Whales swimming in the channel … [Read more...]

The Last Days of Summer

The end of summer…a day that sadly arrives each year.  Yet, autumn always has its promises….. pumpkins, red leaves, goblins, and turkey.  But before that last day of summer arrived, my husband, son, and I, along with two other families, decided to have one last day in the sun.  We choose New … [Read more...]

Avocados! Aguacate!

Avocados!  Aguacate! Who doesn’t like avocados?!  What’s not to like?!  They are delicious on everything...eggs, enchiladas, salad...mushed up and scooped up on a chip.  I love guacamole.  As a California native, I have enjoyed avocados my whole life.   This time of year, I go visit my neighbor … [Read more...]