Chez Us Kitchen Essentials Holiday List

photo credit:

We have never done a list of holiday wishes – this is our first of (hopefully) many!!  The following items we could not live without in our kitchen, they make our job easier, so we can share good recipes with you.  All of these items would make great gifts for the aspiring chef in your […]

Give Away | Lava Lake Gift Card

Lava Lake Lamb

Tis the season to give gifts … fa la la la la!  We have been giving away some of our favorite products since our blog anniversary  in May, and are excited to start giving away some of our favorite products between now and the end of January 2013 for the holiday season (we are a […]

Give Away | Full Circle Organic Produce Box


The past few months we have been trying out Full Circle organic produce delivery.  We have always been big fans of CSAs;  but, Full Circle has taken it to the next level.     For our monthly give-away for October, Full Circle would like to offer 10 of our Bay Area readers a box to […]

Give Away | Just Cook Rubs

Just Cook Rubs

We have been falling in love with this new to us product for the past couple months.  We love them so much we even take them camping.  Check out what we I have to say about Just Cook. If you receive our newsletter, you knew this was coming up.  We are having another give-away.  We want […]

Ripe Cookbook Review


We recently made a batch of Eggplant Romesco and have been enjoying it on slices of bread, tossed with hot pasta, smeared over grilled chicken breasts and by the spoonful.  It is slightly smokey and spicy.  Full of end of summer flavors, and the texture is just rough enough to keep things interesting.  It is […]

Odwalla Smoothies a Healthy Kid Snack

I was delighted to be asked by BlogHer to share this episode of Weelicious Lunch Crunch sponsored by Odwalla Fruit Smoothies For Kids with my readers. Enjoy!

A Give Away | Olive Oils of Morocco

Olive Oils of Morocco

We have been going to Morocco, often, this summer.  It has been a journey abroad our taste-buds.  And a delicious one, as well. A few months back Villa Jerada contacted us about trying some of their olive oils.  They must have looked at our recipes and knew we were lovers of liquid gold.  Or did […]

Sponsor Review | Dove VisibleCare

Sponsor Review |  Dove VisibleCare

I have always taken good care of my body, from the inside to the outside.  That being said, I am not into potions and pills.  I eat healthy.  I exercise.  I take care of my skin. You will not find many products in my house, instead, you will find products that work for me. I […]