Bread Stuffing with Herbs...

Stuffing or dressing? My mom and I used to go round and around about what its called. She...   Read More

Broccoli and Cabbage Slaw...

Spring weather is so unpredictable. Today is a cool spring day, but recently it hit the 90...   Read More

Cauliflower Rice with Par...

If you ditched white rice for a healthier, lower carb, grain-free diet, try making caulifl...   Read More

Chicken Cutlets with Sauc...

I close my eyes and see purple rolling hills and endless rows of lavender, fields that con...   Read More

Chicken Noodle Vegetable...

As we start a New Year,  its time to return to healthy, comforting foods to ward off the...   Read More

Cornbread Cranberry Dress...

Contemplating my holiday menu, I thought about many friends who have adopted a gluten-fre...   Read More

Easy Chicken Parmesan

When your schedule is hectic (and when isn’t it?) and you need a hot, comfort food dinne...   Read More

Easy Zucchini Casserole

Got zucchini? At the end of summer, markets and gardens have it in abundance! Skip the bre...   Read More

Endive Leaves with Green...

Crisp, refreshing and pleasantly bitter, endive leaves make the perfect palette for herbed...   Read More

Fast and Flavorful Chicke...

In the heat of summer, hot soup is the last thing most people think of eating, much less c...   Read More

French Market Vegetable B...

French market vegetable beef soup is a meal in itself. It’s got everything from the mark...   Read More

Grilled Corn on the Cob w...

The crunch when you bite into golden kernels. An occasional squirt of corn juice when the...   Read More

Healthy Homemade Tomato S...

Say Goodbye to Store Bought Soup Do you have canned or boxed soups in your pantry for mea...   Read More

Herbed Baby Dutch Potatoe...

Little golden orbs of buttery delight, that’s what I call Baby Dutch Potatoes. You eat t...   Read More

Homemade Chicken Broth (B...

Step away from the box – boxed chicken broth, that is. Learn to make homemade chicken br...   Read More

Homemade Herbed Mayonnais...

The simple emulsion of oil and egg yolks, a little mustard, vinegar, spices (and herbs). W...   Read More

Homemade Turkey Broth

The best Thanksgiving gravy starts with rich, homemade turkey broth. Make your turkey brot...   Read More

Homemade Vegetable Broth...

If you want to follow a more plant-based diet, try using homemade vegetable broth instead...   Read More

How to Roast Asparagus

I am crazy about asparagus.  Always have been. I have to apologize to my husband for my l...   Read More

Huevos Rancheros and the...

A relaxing weekend away is a rare thing for us, and probably for you too. Life is so crazy...   Read More

Italian Braised Chicken T...

Made from economical chicken thighs and a few pantry items, this chicken dish is a basic,...   Read More

Italian Chicken Marsala

When I want to serve a special chicken dish that I know everyone will love, I make Chicken...   Read More

Kale and Ricotta Stuffed...

With many people looking for meatless recipes to serve for Meatless Monday’s, I decided...   Read More

Linguini with Clams | A F...

Steamed Clam on Malibu Beach The first time I remember eating steamed clams was at Gladsto...   Read More

Moules Mariniere | Mussel...

Cooking with liqueurs brings unique flavors and flair to dishes. Adding Pernod, the famed...   Read More

Mushroom and Herb Pasta S...

This is an amazing tasting sauce with a rich and hearty flavor.  My favorite pasta sauce....   Read More

Pan Roasted Halibut with...

Pan-roast halibut filets in a hot non-stick skillet and finish them with a brief steaming...   Read More

Quinoa Tabouleh Salad

When one of my best friends said “tell me what to do with quinoa”, this is first recip...   Read More

Rice Salad with Corn and...

We seldom eat out, but I can’t resist Gulfstream in Newport Beach, CA. You can always ge...   Read More

Shrimp Scampi with Meyer...

Sweet Meyer Lemons With sweet, floral-fragranced Meyer lemons in season, here is a main di...   Read More

Smoked Salmon Nicoise Sal...

Sears Chef Challenge – Week Number 2 – Brea, CA We had another fun weekend wit...   Read More

Spiced Turkey Burgers wit...

If you’re looking to grill some burgers this weekend, try spiced turkey burgers as an al...   Read More

Stuffed Portobello Mushro...

Mushrooms. I’m crazy about their rich, meaty taste. When I learned about the fifth taste...   Read More

Summer Gazpacho Tomato So...

Summer in a bowl. Take the edge off of summer’s heat with a chilled, refreshing bowl of...   Read More

Summer White Bean Salad

Whether canned or dried, beans are the backbone of any strong pantry. Strong, like silent...   Read More

Summer Zucchini, Corn, an...

When clients asked for this dish three times in one week, I knew I had to post it for you....   Read More

Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed...

Traditional versions of stuffed peppers use green bell peppers, ground beef and rice. Here...   Read More

Turkey Meatballs

From A to almost Z (actually Afghanistan to Vietnam), all cultures around the world have r...   Read More

Vegetarian Chili with Smo...

Park City, Utah Weekend We just returned from a long weekend at the Sundance Film Festival...   Read More

Warm Shaved Brussel Sprou...

Dining at a favorite local restaurant, my grilled fish arrived with a light and fluffy veg...   Read More

Zucchini Noodles with Pas...

Zucchini noodles? Yes! They are terrific. If eliminating pasta is too much of a switch all...   Read More