Tag Archives: granola

More Paper, More Plastik

Paper or Plastik used to be my go-to place to write; I tend to do work from home/the library now, so it’s been a while since I’ve revisited. Lately, it’s been a mid-way meeting point with folks on the Westside.  The food menu is really good! A seasonal salad (above) with beans and potatoes for a late afternoon with Zach…. …and

Edible Gift Ideas

I made a ginormous batch of granola the other day, using Chow’s Basic Granola Recipe – adding in 1 cup of Mountain Mambo Mix and some apple chips. Housed in a mason jar, I believe this would make a great hostess gift for Thanksgiving… …and so would this – Roasted Cranberry Sauce.  Last year, I practically lived off of it – on top of oatmeal, yogurt, toast,

Vampire Weekend

It was a fun weekend.  But an intense, tiring, sleep-depriving, body-wrenching weekend.  SDAFF is always one of my favorite events (2010, 2011, 2012) – I did a quick one-day trip to San Diego for the Gala… …Michelle Hebert’s stunning dress was, as usual, the main subject on the red carpet (<—click for more pictures).  I ate a fancy dinner, presented an award