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Welcome to A Sweet Savory Life, the lifestyle blog about food, gardening, home and travel.  Inside you'll find lots of recipes, simple pleasures and ways to add pleasure to your life.  Enjoy!

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SEAFOOD PAELLA

In fall, 2008 there was a show on public television called “Spain…On the Road Again”. For anyone who loves food, wine and Spain this was...

RANCHO GORDO HEIRLOOM BEANS

I discovered Rancho Gordo a few years ago when they had a small shop in the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Right away I was seduced by...

TOMATO TART

You know that fantastic dish you make--the one that WOWS everyone and looks waaayy more difficult than it is? I call that a “Rock Star”...

PICNICS -- PART 1: THE BASICS

I think it’s fair to say that most of us are trying to be responsible and safe, but COVID-19 fatigue has hit us all hard! I’m missing my...

THE JOYS OF A VEGGIE GARDEN

“He who plants a garden plants happiness.”-Chinese proverb For a long time, I wanted to grow my own vegetables. I dreamed of delicious...

THE CLOTHESLINE

Did your grandmother have an outdoor clothesline? Both my grandma and my mom did. Growing up I remember seeing them, wooden clothespins...

SIMPLE WEEKEND BREAKFAST ALFRESCO

Summer weekends--I just love them! Sunny mornings, hot, breezy afternoons and lovely, warm evenings, all spent outdoors. And there’s...

“BLACK CHALK” BY CHRISTOPHER YATES

Black Chalk by Christopher Yates was our pick for a recent virtual book club meeting. Published in 2015, the book received a really good...

A VIRTUAL COCKTAIL PARTY

I’ve really been missing our friends these past few months. Here in California we went on Covid-19 lockdown in mid-March, and I’m not...

 
 

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