When Michael and I were searching for a home, the process was fraught with ups and downs. We literally looked for years. I expected it to be frustrating, but I didn’t expect it to be so emotional. When he showed […]

Paella On The Ranch

October 11, 2018

Elizabeth Poett, of Rancho San Julian, and Espanolita’s Carmen Ruiz de Huidobro joined forces to treat a group of adventuresome strangers to Carmen’s delicious paella and a tour of Elizabeth’s historic ranch. The result was a magical Sunday afternoon filled with […]

Braised Chicken

October 11, 2018

Braising is hands-down my favorite way to cook a chicken. The veggies are cooked in with the chicken, making it a one-pot meal. All you need to go alongside it is a loaf of bread or some rice to soak […]