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Archive: Dec 2011

A Taste of Little Italy

There are so many delicious neighborhoods in San Diego to explore. I recently moved within walking distance of Little Italy, so I decided to check my new local eateries. After only a few blocks, I came across Pete’s Quality Meats and Grilled Sandwiches.  Their window claimed to have the best homemade sausage sandwiches in town!…

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December 29, 2011

A Homebrewing Experience

I recently tried my hand at preparing a wheat beer… in my kitchen! After a quick trip to the Ballast Point Home Brew Shop and a not-so-quick trip to the Ballast Point Tasting Room, we were ready to begin our wheat beer adventure.   First, the malt extract was added to boiling water. After a…

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December 20, 2011

Marti’s Daily Dish – Holiday Recipe

This holiday you and your guests might like a break from turkey or ham. Try this Tasty Fish Dish from Cook Extraordinaire Marti! Holiday Cheers from Shira Bliss, LJWT. Flounder alla Puttanesca with Yukon Gold Fried Potatoes When I cook, which is frequently, I always use whatever ingredients I have on hand.  The word puttanesca…

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December 18, 2011

Ballast Point Beer Pairing Dinner

Beer dinner at PB Ale House 12/8/11 This was an amazing meal with expert food pairings by the chef at PB Ale House.   After being seated next to Karl, clearly a regular based on the number of hugs from the beautiful wait staff, and Ballast Point’s very own sales person Laura Slayter, things got underway quickly.  We were early so PB Ale House offered up a sampler of their own and for the life of me I cannot remember what it was, however it was a tasty start. For the first course we got to dive into BP’s Abandon Ship Smoked Lager. Yum, it was hard to not drink it all before the food pairing arrived, but arrive it did and it paired nicely.  It was a Brioche Monte Cristo with La Quercia Prosciutto and New York White Cheddar…

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December 14, 2011