January 7, 2019
Chula Vista, CA
We are all settled in and looking forward to a great month in San Diego.
Our good friends Carol, Ronnie and their cute puppy Cooper are right next door.
It was a bit cloudy and drizzly the first of last week.
But Friday dawned with clear blue skies and temps in the mid 60s. A perfect day to explore Sunset Cliffs Natural Area. The tide chart showed a -8 low tide mid afternoon so off we all went. Looking north...
and looking south.
After researching Instant Pots we decided we would become part of the Instant Pot "cult" and purchased one the next day.
Our first meal was a huge success...a pork tenderloin and sweet potatoes. It took about 20 minutes to cook the tenderloin and 18 minutes to cook the sweet potatoes.
The sweet potatoes were scrubbed and cooked with the skin on just like I bake them which usually takes an hour or more. Yahoo!
Sunday was Hillcrest Farmer's Market day. I like the market in the Little Italy district, but Hillcrest is our favorite. We didn't make it to San Diego last year so our "market" fix was especially awesome. The colors were so vivid, the happy music put an extra skip in my step, and the yummy smells filled the air and made it quite difficult to decide what to choose to eat ! I didn't take a picture, but Joe and I split a fried halibut burrito. Add the textures of the fruits and vegetables and all 5 senses had a great workout !
The month is off to a great start. I will close with a couple of pictures from home.
So, until next week,
HAPPY TRAILS !