Mom-Friendly Meals: Maple and Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pancakes

We bought a giant thing of Bisquick at Costco, because Baguette was loving pancakes and we weren’t loving the frozen ones. I know, Bisquick doesn’t really save time. Except that yes, it does. So I’m using it (after all, we … Continue reading

These Are a Few of My Favorite Foods

This week’s prompt from Ginger at Ramble Ramble? Make us all hungry–what are your top 10 favorite foods (individual foods, or full meals, your choice)? Well, I do love food. So here goes. 1) Steak. I don’t eat it often, … Continue reading

Persistence Cooking

Baguette has a cold, which makes her both snuggly and querulous, sometimes in the same moment. Which means that it’s not necessarily easy to cook. But since I’m making an effort to use what I have, I’m soldiering on (not … Continue reading

What We Ate on Our Summer Vacation

When we decided we wanted to go back to Santa Barbara, that naturally meant that we wanted to revisit some of the restaurants we particularly enjoyed. First, though, we decided to cut down on breakfasts out–we rented a studio unit. … Continue reading

Blue Plate

Looking for a place to gather together a couple, her brother, his wife, her father and stepmother, and an infant? Maybe you’d like to try Blue Plate, in Santa Monica. While Mr. Sandwich noted that the pancakes were fairly dry, … Continue reading

Bread & Porridge

This morning we had breakfast at Bread & Porridge in Santa Monica. I’ve eaten there a couple of times, and had good memories of it, but Mr. Sandwich had never been there before. Today it was a toss-up between this … Continue reading

We’re Cooking with Gas

Sandwich Père and Sandwich Belle-mere came to visit this weekend, and today Aunt and Uncle Sandwich joined us. As you might imagine, there was a lot of food. Friday night the four of us went to the Canoga Park Yang … Continue reading