Early Spring Vegetable Sandwiches with Slightly Chunky Fava Bean Spread On Fresh Baked Focaccia Rolls

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Seriously I don’t know what came over me today but I had a craving for a vegetarian sandwich on a fresh baked focaccia  roll.  It may have been the first sighting of fava beans in the market that got me started with this sandwich idea using one of my favorite chunky vegetable spreads.  Back in […]

Tuesday at The Barn in Novato & Lunch with White Rose Ranch

A Tuesday morning trip out to Pam Garcia’s Barn in Novato has my imagination soaring.  First of all I can’t wait to make my own fresh tomato pie, a Southern specialty served for lunch by White Rose Ranch that was such a delicious discovery.  While browsing through all the country style decor in The Barn […]

Spinach, Potato and Bacon Quiche for French Fridays with Dorie

I just came home after a wonderful lunch at The Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco with Gina from SPCookieQueen and believe me it’s a good thing that I’m still on a high from meeting her because I was hoping to return home, find Blogger restored and post my link to French Fridays with Dorie.  But, […]

Our Staycation- Lunch and Shopping at Barndiva in Healdsburg- Who Needs To Go Away?

Barndiva restaurant and studio in Healdsburg where beautiful objects for the home and delicious fare meet side by side for a unique shopping and dining experience.  We opted to enjoy lunch first to fuel ourselves for the shopping right next door.  Of course we had to peek into the shop on our way to the […]