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Perfect Pozolé

Pozolé is all about a flavorful stock and crisp, delicious garnishes. It’s a perfect meal for this hot weather and/or Cinco de Mayo celebrating.

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Easter at Casa Rice

When it comes to Easter, Peter Cottontail ain’t got nothin’ on this bunny…

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Loquat Bellini

Many people just see loquat trees as ornamental and miss out on the tasty fruit!

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Valentine Champagne

You can find great bottles of specialty bubbles with a less expensive price tag than the old standbys.

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NYE: Bubbly Bar

Clink in the new year with this sparkling twist that’s sure to be the toast of the party.

Birthday Hike

Just returned from a morning hike with friends in the Santa Barbara mountains. Mid-hike, I was totally surprised by a chorus of Happy Birthday, a Philipponnat Champagne toast and box of homemade raspberry-filled doughnuts.

Cinco de Mayo

Because the Mexican culture is such a huge part of our Santa Barbara community, I don’t even consider “Mexican Food” to be international cuisine. I feel like Mexican food is just our…food. With that in mind, here is a list of Cinco de Mayo fare along with my favorite complementary drinks.

House Wines

Wine is a permanent fixture in our home and we enjoy it daily.  Our wine cellar is for the most part, my husband’s domain.  An avid wine enthusiast, he has spent the past twenty years building a collection of wines from all over the world.  Picking wine from an inventoried source can be complicated and […]