Chive Green Beans and New Potatoes

Chive Green Beans & New Potatoes

How to make Chive Green Beans & New Potatoes…. Keep Reading »

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

These simple yet delicious ingredients hold up so well and enhance the flavor of the salmon. Elegant enough for a dinner party, but easy enough for weeknight dining…. Keep Reading »

Cauliflower and Chickpea Stew

Cauliflower & Chickpea Stew

This hearty vegetarian stew is robust enough to satisfy any omnivore, or a as an additional quick and easy dish to throw together when some of your guests are vegetarian. You can keep it really healthy by leaving out the cream (and still have great… Keep Reading »

Apricot-Almond Couscous

Apricot-Almond Couscous

Sweet and savory, soft and crunchy, this Moroccan side dish has it all going on, making every taste bud pop with every bite. If you are on a gluten-free diet, the ingredients work equally well with quinoa. Just add chickpeas to round it out into… Keep Reading »

Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream

Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream

A little taste of French Polynesian paradise at home – making Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream. There are three main kinds of vanilla bean; Madagascar, Mexican, and Tahitian which hails from French Polynesia and happens to be the fruitiest and sweetest of the vanilla beans, making it… Keep Reading »

Rose and Pink Grapefruit Cupcakes

Rose & Pink Grapefuit Cupcakes

Perfect for any spring or summertime celebration, these pretty Rose Scented Pink Grapefruit Cupcakes have become a staple birthday gift for my friends this time of year. Not too sweet, light and airy with an ever so slight hint of rose that will enchant them,… Keep Reading »

Apricot Lamb Chops

Apricot Lamb Chops

A delicious, quick, and easy dish with all the complex flavors lamb tagine in just 25 minutes…. Keep Reading »

Mandarin Glazed Filet Mignon

Mandarin Glazed Filet Mignon

How to make Mandarin Glazed Filet Mignon…. Keep Reading »

Vegan Delight

Vegan Delight

I used a specific brand of grain blend, Trader Joes Harvest Grain Blend, but you should be able to find something similar close to where you live, or mix your own — it consists of Israeli couscous, red quinoa, and split pea, garbanzo beans with… Keep Reading »

Parmesan Lace Basket

Parmesan Lace Salad Baskets

Dress up your next dinner party, and wow your guests with an exquisite yet completely edible salad presentation…. Keep Reading »

Grilled Artichokes

Grilled Artichokes

How to marinate and grill artichokes…. Keep Reading »

Pest Ciabatta

Pesto Ciabatta

As featured on ‘Community Cooking in Torrence’ this delicious ciabatta sandwich is quick and easy and a hit with all the family!… Keep Reading »

Vegan Cottage Pie

Vegan Cottage Pie

Here I have used a meat substitute called Match, but you can also use firm tofu that has been frozen, defrosted, drained and crumbled to create a ground meat like texture. I promise you will not be asking “where’s the beef” because it satisfies that… Keep Reading »