Featured Recipe: Piatti La Jolla Dipping Oil

What is more addicting than Piatti’s dipping oil with some nice warm bread? Now you can enjoy this classic dipping oil from Piatti La Jolla, a local Italian favorite, at home! Follow this easy 7-ingredient recipe at home and impress your family and friends. Continue reading

Featured Recipe: The Cottage’s Chicken Tortilla Soup

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The Cottage in La Jolla has shared its official Chicken Tortilla soup recipe with us! Complete with all the goodies, this is a perfect way to ring in National Soup Month – not to mention a cozy way to stay warm with all these rainy days in San Diego. For dessert try their signature scones with a nice cup of tea. Here’s the recipe. Continue reading

A Recipe from Chef Jason Knibb: Holiday Eggnog

holiday eggnog chef jason knibbThe incredible Chef Jason Knibb from Nine-Ten Restaurant in La Jolla has shared his official holiday eggnog recipe with us! He grew up with this eggnog (his father’s favorite) and it’s been a family tradition ever since. A combination of vanilla, heavy cream, and cognac makes this a delectable addition to a cozy evening indoors with family and friends – we can’t wait to try it. Continue reading

Featured Recipe: Fried Cinnamon Apple Rings

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October is National Apple Month, and to help you celebrate we bring you this yummy treat, fried cinnamon apple rings. This recipe was shared on Julian Apple Days Facebook page and we couldn’t resist sharing it with you all! Before you start, a note from the author: “Apples can go a long way in the recipe, so if you don’t get to all 4 apples, don’t worry. Make as much or as little as you like.” Enjoy! Continue reading

Featured Recipe: Manhattan Of La Jolla Famous NY Cheesecake

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In honor of National Dessert Day (October 6th), we bring you Manhattan Of La Jolla famous New York Cheesecake! The exclusive recipe was revealed on their Facebook page this past week and we are very pleased to share it with you! Continue reading

Featured Recipe: French Apple Tart Using Julian Apples

Every year, the husband and I pack the car with dog in tow and make our annual apple pilgrimage to Julian, CA. Our usual stop is at Volcan Valley Apple Orchard (formerly Raven Hill), where you can pick apples for $10 a bag (each bag holds about 5-6 lbs). I must mention that due to the serious drought we’ve experienced this year in California, several apple orchards will not be open this season so I highly recommend viewing our Guide to Apple Picking in Julian to see the full list of open orchards. Continue reading

Featured Recipe: The Cottage Scone Recipe

If you’ve ever enjoyed breakfast or brunch at The Cottage in La Jolla you might have tasted their signature scones. These delicious and moist scones are freshly baked everyday and are usually served with most egg dishes with a side of homemade jam. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make these at home then you’re in luck! The Cottage recently shared their delicious scone recipe on Facebook and we thought we’d share it with you all! Continue reading