Fresh Pasta is a DELIGHT!

Fabulous Fresh ‘Red Wine Pasta’ With Chef Morsiani

Chef and friend Manuel Morsiani has a wonderful fresh pasta technique to share. Adore the color and texture of this pappardelle, don't you? This fresh pasta is made with red wine and egg yolks. Chef Manuel uses Chianti. This technique reminds me of the time Nonna Cathy, Eric, Bella Sophia and I spent in a… Continue reading Fabulous Fresh ‘Red Wine Pasta’ With Chef Morsiani

Local Tips For a Magical Big Sur Day!

Big Sur Local Style

Want to have a 'prep-free' and glorious Big Sur day trip? Looking for a feel good hippie vibe mixed with a bit of glam? Huckleberry Hill readers have e-mailed asking, "what are favorite day trips from your Pebble Beach home?" The answer; Big Sur. We pack up tubes, water bottles and towels, that's it. No… Continue reading Big Sur Local Style

strawberry lemonade, California, beverages

NONNA’S STRAWBERRY LEMONADE

  -Strawberry Lemonade- -Cooking on Huckleberry Hill- From The Wild Buck, by Maxine Carlson. Have fun making this refreshing beverage, perfect for a beach picnic. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons plus 1 cup white sugar 7 cups water, divided 1 cup white sugar 1 3/4 cups fresh lemon juice Place strawberries in a blender; top with 2… Continue reading NONNA’S STRAWBERRY LEMONADE

LET'S INSPIRE ONE ANOTHER

Celebrate- A Human Chain, with Jessica, Derek and Meatball Pizza!

 A human chain saves lives at the beach this summer. An inspirational true story outlining the power of the human spirit.  You must have heard the details; it was well covered on the national news this month. I would like to share the story with you and also the 'one-on-one' chat that I had with… Continue reading Celebrate- A Human Chain, with Jessica, Derek and Meatball Pizza!

Easy Firecracker Shrimp Recipe-Feast of Lanterns Tradition

Fra Diavolo- Celebrate History with Firecracker Shrimp!

  Feast of Lantern’s (Fra Diabolo Italian Influenced) Firecracker Shrimp Recipe- Local Girl’s Version-CELEBRATE! Love the mash up of cultures, pure California charm.   We have a long family history on Monterey Bay. My dad Archie has roots in Pacific Grove. Each summer, I hear stories going back many years about the 'The Feast of Lanterns Festival'.… Continue reading Fra Diavolo- Celebrate History with Firecracker Shrimp!

Paisana Kim-wonderful famiglia traditions...

Cioppino is close to my Italian heart…

Follow along as my cousins, the 'Famiglia Cutino' share their Italian inspired California lifestyle with Huckleberry Hill Adventure followers.  I LOVE THIS VIDEO FEATURING BELLA AND TONY: https://youtu.be/ivjNoGQWvpo Kim fully embraces Italian living and the coastal lifestyle with her wonderful husband Bart and two beautiful children, Bella and Tony. Along with beloved parents Bert and… Continue reading Cioppino is close to my Italian heart…

Huckleberry Hill Adventure Gourmet Delights!

HUCKLEBERRY THRILLS…At Carousel Candies Monterey Fisherman’s Wharf

Huckleberry Salt-Water Taffy! Gourmet Huckleberry Bark...Huckleberry Truffles! The Best Ever Huckleberry Lollipops..A Gourmet Huckleberry Boutique I am so grateful to family and friends in supporting my dream of writing. To have my book published is a true dream come true. It was enough for me to see the book in print! However, to have hand-made… Continue reading HUCKLEBERRY THRILLS…At Carousel Candies Monterey Fisherman’s Wharf