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Our Favorite Places to Eat Breakfast in Laguna Beach

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Our favorite places to eat breakfast in Laguna Beach. Its one of those places that’s tucked away, casual, the food is always consistent, and the best indicator of a great place…it’s where the locals go. Our getaways are not complete without a serving of oatmeal with fresh strawberries with orange zest, dried cherry nut topping, […]

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Of Pies and Men

This past August in the cool, quiet mornings, I picked buckets full of blackberries. My freezer is full of theses deep purple bumpy orbs ready for the cold months ahead to put in smoothies, and especially pies. We recently had a triple birthday celebration for my oldest son, 39, youngest son, 19, and newest grandson (10 days old). […]

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Spud Sculpting

I am really fortunate that I get to play with my food, even as an adult. The even better part of playing with my food is that I get paid to do it.  Being a food stylist in Idaho gives me ample opportunity to sculpt many a bowl of mashed potatoes. Once in a while […]

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Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Soiree S’more

So I’m killing time in the San Francisco airport, and just like a cartoon character getting a whiff of something delicious, the alluring aroma literally lifts the character up and begins pulling them toward fresh baked bread, or a fresh baked pie cooling on a windowsill. Picture me doing this for chocolate. I found myself […]

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“Try them, try them, and you may! Try them and you may, I say.”

  Photography by Matt McKain I contributed to a whimsical baby shower for Danielle McKain, the daughter of Matt and Kim McKain. The theme was built around Dr Suess, and we had oodles of fun dreaming up the menu and décor. “Oh the thinks you can think up if only you try!” With Kim and Danielle both […]

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Mini Beef Wellingtons

by Rebecca Robison Photography by Matt Mckain  Beef Wellington is surprisingly easy to make following a few easy steps. It can be made in advance and finished cooking 30 minutes before guests arrive for a spectacular presentation. You can use the same steps below for a whole center cut roast and slice off individual pieces. […]

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Ghouls on the Boulevard

by Rebecca Robison Photos by Matt Mckain Dried leaves crunched under the feet of thousands of ghosts and goblins. I had been told about the throngs of ghouls on All Hallows Eve on Harrison Boulevard for many years. The homes decked out to the spooky nines, the elaborate costumes, and even a choreographed ‘Thriller’ routine […]

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Take It Outside!

Take it Outside –Grilling the Double R Ranch Cowboy Chop Written by Rebecca Robison Photography by Matt Mckain There’s nothing better than an outdoor BBQ by the lake. Especially after an afternoon water ski, kayaking around the lake, and jumping off the dock a hundred times. We’re all a bit chilly from playing in the […]

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