Food & Spirit

Some of my favorite things and food for thought

Happy Month of May!

The Month of May has arrived and there are so many things happening this month – it’s one of my favorite months of the year! So the weather is getting great all over the United States.  Spring is in full bloom with flowers everywhere – if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll see my posts …

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

This a special year, St. Patrick’s Day, is on a Friday!  That’s right the holiday focused on corned beef, cabbage and beer is this Friday, March 17, 2017. One of my favorite things about St. Patrick’s Day is Irish Coffee. Here is my recipe for a great Irish coffee. Let’s start by brewing a good strong pot of …

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The 5th of May and Margarita’s

First and foremost, Happy Cinco de Mayo. While many American make the mistake of thinking May 5th is about Mexican Independence, which is actually September 16th.  Cinco de Mayo is a commemoration of the Mexican Army’s surprising victory at the Battle of Puebla over invading French forces. Even though it’s not celebrating Mexico’s Independence, Cinco de Mayo …

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Silicon Valley is Hot and it’s only April!

Well, this list of new restaurants should keep us busy this spring and summer. Yummy! This list is provided by

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The Sunday of Super Chili

Today is February 7, 2016, but to football fans today is Super Bowl Sunday!  Super Bowl 50 to be exact!  The game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers is being played in Santa Clara, CA, which just happens to be the place I and my husband call home.  To say Super Bowl fever has …

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