All Costco's Kirkland brand drinks seem to be great- the wines, the liquors, and now... how about this Irish Cream Liqueur? Into the cart it went since I couldn't pass up the possibility of a good drink. We have since tried it, and the Kirkland Irish Cream Liqueur is a winner! On ice and in… Continue reading Irish Cream Liqueur Brownies- A Delicious Experiment and Two Recipes
Costco's Rotisserie Chicken has its own Facebook fan page, I kid you not. There is a good reason why- for $4.99 you get close to a 3.5 pound, nicely roasted bird with better tasting meat than the pre-made, pre-sliced, supermarket fridge section fodder. While it isn't organic or"free range," (a nearly unregulated term), it does… Continue reading Overnight Stock in the Slow Cooker -and- World’s Best and Easiest Tortilla Soup Recipe!!
Friday's Farmers Market was up at the Bernardo Winery, Southern California's oldest operating winery. This is a great place to take visitors, with its numerous shops and stalls, and on Friday they add the Farmers Market to the mix, too. This is a small market, but the produce looked great, and the stalls with snacks… Continue reading Friday’s Farmers Market- Rancho Bernardo Winery
You know how people say that store brands of a product are just the same national brand in plain packaging? Whatever. I just bought the Mandarin Orange Chicken from Costco's freezer aisles completely on impulse even though I had some at home already from Trader Joe's. OK then, let's see how close these dishes come… Continue reading Orange Chicken Showdown