Call for Recipe Testers!

March 16, 2015

Hello friends and fellow readers! I’ve casually mentioned that I’m working on a cookbook called Marbled, Swirled and Layered for the past year and the time has come for me to ask if you any of you all would be willing to help me out? I need recipe testers for the cookbook and I would […]

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Taste of the Nation 2015 – Tickets available, with 20% discount

March 9, 2015

Hey there San Francisco readers! I just wanted to give you all a heads up on the Taste of The Nation fundraising event happening Thursday, March 26, 2015. Taste of the Nation is one of the coolest food events happening here in San Francisco, with beneficiaries including 18 Reasons, Children of Shelters, California Food Policy […]

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Japchae Recipe

March 2, 2015

Korean Japchae is basically Korean pasta salad made with chewy, naturally gluten free sweet potato noodles. This tasty japchae recipe is super easy to make. My partner AJ and I love to visit Los Angeles as often as possible. We have some great friends down there which we adore and try to see at least […]

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Best Belgian Waffle Recipe (Yeasted Belgian Waffles with Bacon)

February 23, 2015

This is quite possibly the Best Belgian Waffle Recipe, featuring a yeasted batter and the addition of thick cut bacon! I’ve mentioned before that I’m quite the maximalist when it comes to food. It’s one of those affections of mine, where every time I make a recipe, I try to figure out how to tinker […]

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Fried Chicken Skins

February 16, 2015

These deep fried chicken skins served with smoked honey are easy to make and taste every bit as good as they sound and look! I didn’t actually mean for it to be a decadent day of food. But somehow AJ and I ended up getting slow-fast food for all our meals. Slow because the meals […]

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Smoked Honey

February 9, 2015

Sweet and charred flavored smoked honey is easy to make in your home kitchen without a smoker, with this step-by-step instructions recipe! So I’m just going to say it out loud. I’m not a fan of Las Vegas. It’s not one single thing that I don’t like about the city. I don’t specifically have a […]

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Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken aka 鹽酥雞, Yansu Ji or Salted Crispy Chicken

February 2, 2015

This Taiwanese popcorn chicken recipe is a flavorful fried chicken marinated in garlic, ginger, 5-spice and white pepper before being deep fried. “I don’t think I’ve ever had Taiwanese popcorn chicken before, but it sounds fantastic!” said AJ when I told him I was going to make Yansu Ji (literally translated to salted crispy chicken), […]

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Blueberry Muffins Recipe with Blood Orange

January 26, 2015

This homemade blueberry muffins recipe is easy to make and uses a blood orange to give a nice subtle citrus flavor to each bite! It’s been ongoing for the past two weeks but I’ve been craving blueberry muffins like no one’s business. And yes, I know blueberries are completely out of season right now (unless […]

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Spaghetti and Meatballs with Oven Roasted Tomato Sauce

January 19, 2015

This easy spaghetti and meatball recipe has an oven roasted tomato sauce that helps concentrate the flavor without a lot of work! It’s January and I feel like I should be doing a cleanse of some sort. Drinking green smoothies, eating a lot of kale and pretending to like breakfast porridge with bee pollen and […]

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Creamed Kale

January 12, 2015

Instead of creamed spinach, try this creamed kale recipe, a classic with slightly more substance but equally perfect as an easy side dish for dinner! “I think I’m going to get a little bit more of that kale. And that something I’ve never said before!” said my sister-in-law as she got up from the table […]

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White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with Sea Salt

January 5, 2015

These white chocolate peppermint cookies have a great depth of flavor from the brown butter while the salt on top keeps them from being too cloyingly sweet! Every year we celebrate the holidays with our annual holiday dessert party right before Christmas and this year I thought I would be crazy trying to throw it […]

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Happy New Year!

January 1, 2015
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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2014
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The Black and Orange Russian Cocktail [Sponsored Post]

December 22, 2014
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The classic Black Russian gets an update with a touch of citrus orange in the Black and Orange Russian Cocktail! Christmas is almost here, with the New Year just around the corner and I know I’m suppose to be freaking out. I’ve not done my Christmas shopping at all. I’m still cleaning up from our […]

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Pomegranate and Orange Leg of Lamb

December 20, 2014
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My partner AJ totally got excited when I told him I was making a leg of lamb for my last Anolon recipe. It’s been a fun past six weeks creating recipes for an awesome company like Anolon and I have to say that this might be my all time favorite recipe that I’ve created for […]

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Eggnog Cookies

December 15, 2014
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These eggnog cookies are easy to make and have a crispy crunchy sugar coating that makes them a great holiday treat! It seems like a cruel joke but when I went to check to see how much eggnog I had left, I noticed one something. The expiration date was December 24th, the day BEFORE Christmas! […]

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Polpettone, Italian Beef and Veal Meatloaf in Dry Vermouth [Sponsored Post]

December 13, 2014
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Though I’ve made meatloaf plenty of times before, I’ve never even heard of Polpettone, an Italian-style meatloaf, before I started chatting with my friend Sean who goes back and visits his extended family in Italy once a year. My idea of Italian tends to lean more toward the tomato-based heavily sauced Italian-American style pasta but […]

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