Salsas

Sunday, 5:15 p.m.  73°F here in Rocklin…totally a so cal day.  Beautiful.  Tonight?  Tostadas with the jammin' roasted tomato and jalapeno salsa from Rick Bayless' Salsas That Cook.  This is a cookbook that I use all the time.  Totally stained.  Coming apart at the seams.  Home of some truly great recipes.  Not to mention our house favorite salsa.  If you've ever been to Chicago's Frontera Grill or Topolobampo, then you've experienced the goodness.  If you haven't?  Put it on your list.  And in the meantime?  Order the cookbook right here!  Good times in no cal.

Opened up a new book this weekend.  Not a new book and one I actually had to order.  How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth About How Companies Innovate by Andrew Hargadon just looked too compelling.  I read a story in Fast Company last week about Hargadon's energy efficiency work at UC Davis and it grabbed my attention.  Next thing I knew I was ordering the book!  Stay tuned for more as the pages turn.

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