Central Coast Shenanigans

Eucalyptus. Poison Oak. Oysters. Not a Recipe.

This morning I thought it would be fun to recreate a family vacation where I feared for my life. Considering the way I remember dad driving when I was a kid it’s surprising I didn’t feel that way more often but it took the shear drop off cliffs on the way to Big Sur on …

Adventures via Big Sur Way

This morning while zigzagging up the PCH on my way to Big Sur I passed people older than my parents who are biking up this route, every inch of it straining uphill. These people blew me away. I am in incredible shape, and I’m not even in the kind of shape I was a year ago when …

Lobster Mushrooms with Pistachio Oil and Goat Cheese

It was late November and we were disgruntled republicans so we felt a central coast road trip was in order. Four days of whining about Donald Trump and comparing Ted Cruz to Nathan Lane and making far to many jokes about “feeling the Bern” the best cure for disgruntled republican fever was four days of …

Chimchurri Rice with Pickled Vegetables

“Maam I would appreciate it if you would put your pants back on” Okay maybe that is not exactly what the cop said to me but it could have been. When you find yourself stuck behind a terrible accident on an winding mountain road the polite thing to do is take off your pants. To …