Crunchy Hot Sesame Wings & Cool Cucumber Salad

I have fallen head over heels in love...with a cookbook!  Seriously my excitement for this cookbook is borderline insane.  I have cooked four meals from it since Sunday and am already dreaming about conquering the whole book!  I scored this masterful find at William Sonoma on sale for $7.00 which in itself was a treasure.... Continue Reading →

Your Next Holiday Favorite: Dry-Aged Prime Rib Roast

Looking for the perfect star entrée for a holiday meal can be a daunting task, especially if your going out on the limb to try something new.  Last year I stepped out of my turkey box and tested Guy Fieri's Dry-Aged Prime Rib Roast and can safely say it was nothing short of EXCELLENT and easy!... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread

I am not a baker.  Actually if I am being severely honest, I don't think I even bake more than once every two years.  Seriously, not even from a box. The problem is measurements, I don't do them very well.  When I cook from recipes I just glance at the measures and most of the time... Continue Reading →

Holiday Dishes Starred Favorite

Thanksgiving this year was an enormous success, but there were a few dishes that ranked supreme in our minds.  Check out the below recipes for dishes that will not only please, but ones you'll talk about for days! Citrus Brine, Aromatic Stuffed, Pancetta-Roasted Turkey If you have been keeping up with my turkey efforts this... Continue Reading →

Last Year’s Bird, This Year’s Improvements

I have never been one of those people who feels as if there comes a time when a recipe is perfect and could not benefit from a tweek here or there.  I am of the nature that there is always something I could do or change that would make all the difference in the world... Continue Reading →

Homemade Easy Mac!

Have you ever had a craving for some homemade mac and cheese but the thought of whisking together an intense cheese sauce and then baking it in the oven seems to overwhelm you -- this is the recipe for you.  It's easy, its delicious and most importantly it's homemade! Ingredients Yields: 8 Servings 1 pound macaroni shells... Continue Reading →

A Game Day Breakfast

It's the first game day of the season and we woke up with memories and images of our previous life in San Diego.  Sunday's meant off to our favorite bar to watch the Chargers game. Breakfast Pizza went hand in hand with morning games.  Today felt no different, except that there are no Chargers bars in... Continue Reading →

In The Kitchen: New-School Asian Ribs

Who doesn't drool over a meal of finger licking ribs?  Pork, beef, bone-in, bone-less. No matter the technique in which their prepared-- slow cooked, grilled, baked.  You simply can't get enough!  Ribs are a cross-culture favorite.  Today I share with you a recipe found in none other than Men's Health Magazine.  The article featured Andrew... Continue Reading →

In the Kitchen: Spinach, Feta, and Sausage Frittata

Spinach, Feta and Sausage Frittata 1/2 bunch of fresh spinach 1/4 onion, chopped 3 - 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced (optional) pinch of red pepper flakes 2 large sausage links (either breakfast or italian) 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup chedder cheese, shredded 6 -7 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon of... Continue Reading →

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