Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Preserved Lemon

In Food for Gatherings, Sides On June 22, 2013 2 Comments

I hope you didn’t all miss me too much!  I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted but I’m working to get back into the swing… Read More »


Crispy Seared 5 Spice Duck with Chipotle Orange Sauce

In Entrees On March 10, 2013 5 Comments

This Crispy Seared 5 Spice Duck with Chipotle Orange Sauce is incredibly easy to make and presents beautifully.  Your guests, or family, or date will think you are a… Read More »


Steak with Onions and Balsamic Reduction

In Entrees On March 9, 2013 0 Comments

This balsamic onion sauce consists of 4 basic ingredients; some fat, an onion, balsamic vinegar, and some salt.  It’s a nice way to add some variety to a… Read More »


Homestyle Meatloaf

In Entrees On March 3, 2013 120 Comments

My mother makes the best meatloaf in the world. I’m not sure when meatloaf became such an inglorious food but it still holds a place near and dear… Read More »


Red Hot Spicy Sweet Candied Nuts

In Food for Gatherings, Sides On March 3, 2013 0 Comments

These are not an everyday food but something I like to make when having guests over.  If you’r eentertaining, no matter how amazing your meal is, you need… Read More »


Thai Basil Chicken

In Entrees On February 24, 2013 11 Comments

I have loved thai food ever since I was a little fat kid.  It was one of those cuisines where although I loved it, it never quite satisfied… Read More »


Cilantro Lime Chicken Tostadas Rancheros!

In Entrees On February 24, 2013 8 Comments

When I found myself embarking on a whole30 challenge and home alone with a day off of work, I knew exactly what I needed to do.  Call up Text… Read More »


Sweet Potato Hash

In Breakfast On February 17, 2013 8 Comments

This recipe is almost too simple to put on the site but as I start my whole30 today, I’m trying to pull together some basics to keep me… Read More »


Coconut Curry Lamb and Beef Meatballs

In Entrees, Food for Gatherings, Sides On February 10, 2013 23 Comments

These coconut curry lamb and beef meatballs are one of my favorite meals to make on the weekend because it reheats really well and makes for convenient lunches for… Read More »


Barbacoa Tacos on Jicama Shells

In Entrees, Food for Gatherings On January 29, 2013 16 Comments

This barbacoa recipe is perfect for a big gathering like the Superbowl.  I usually make around 3 lbs of brisket (chuck roast works too) and eat it myself… Read More »