Mint Chutney

Mint Chutney

Indian food is always on the top of my list of food I love to eat. The complex laying of spices and herbs, a myriad of vegetable based dishes, meaning I will be sure to eat my veggies that day. But it can be an intimidating food to cook, even for a trained chef. That […]

Corned Beef Step-by-Step Tutorial

Corned Beef

Corned beef is one of those foods that has gotten marginalized due to its association with Saint Patrick’s Day. For many people, the only time they eat corned beef is in March. And that is a shame, as corned beef is a truly great meat, in my opinion. Of course, if you live in a […]

Last Minute Superbowl Snacks

Superbowl Snacks

Its that time of year. The commercials are getting their final edit. The entertainers rehearse their moves. The Superbowl Snacks are being planned and shopped for. Time for the football and food onslaught known as Superbowl 2016! Many have been planning their Game Day menus for months. Others haven’t even begun, and the game is […]

Slow Cooker Persimmon Butter

Persimmon Butter

Fall is here and persimmons are abundant. Farmer’s markets and grocery stores showcase them in all of their vibrantĀ  orangeness. I am lucky to be able to walk out my front door, go next door and harvest the sweetest organic persimmons from my neighbor’s tree. She doesn’t like persimmons, she just likes having fruit trees. […]

Abuelita Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Abuelita Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Growing up in the Los Angeles area, you find that the Mexican culture is woven into every culture. Mexican food, festivals and friends influence the way we eat, drink and speak. One of the things I missed most when I lived in Brooklyn was being able to stop at the local taco truck for carnitas, […]