Monthly Archive: July 2011

Turkey Burgers with Peanut Sauce & Hiking Tomales Point Trail

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We cook a lot of burgers on the grill. Hubby Tom prefers a ground beef patty and I like a chicken or turkey burger. Katy and David are good with either beef, chicken or turkey. Cooking a large batch of burgers at once makes good use of the grill. We freeze the leftovers to use …

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Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream & Hiking Mount Tamalpais

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This fresh strawberry ice cream recipe comes from my mom and it is fabulous! It does contain full fat whipping cream but the nutritional stats aren’t too bad all things considered. Once in a while a real indulgence is called for, don’t you think? This is hands down one of the best home made ice …

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BBQ Turkey Burgers / Muir Woods Hike

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Although I have my favorite tried and true turkey burgers I have been experimenting with some new recipes. Variety is the spice of life they say so why not shake things up with the weekly menu! I used chipotle chili powder and it added some nice heat to these burgers! If you don’t like a …

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Hiking in San Francisco and Dinner at El Paseo !

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Why is it that vacation times passes so quickly? We enjoyed the most amazing hiking trails along the ocean and also deep in the woods. The shortest hike was just 90 minutes and the longest was 5 1/2 hours. The California coast offers so much variety and we are fortunate to live close enough to …

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Vanilla Frozen Yogurt & Grocery Card Winners!

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The ice cream maker has been humming at my house! Last week I made the Strawberry Coconut ice cream that was a big hit. This week I tried making vanilla frozen yogurt and it was also a success! There was an old post on 101 cookbooks blog that I took inspiration from. She used a …

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