Asian Almond Butter Sauce...

Sauces are power tools in your kitchen. Sauces are transformative. Sauces can turn a basi...   Read More

Asian Coleslaw

Colorful, cool and crunchy. Try giving your next batch of this classic cabbage salad a hea...   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

Classic Cobb Salad | Ben...

A much loved classic, the Cobb Salad was created in the 1930’s at the famous Hollywood r...   Read More

Curried Chicken Salad

Creamy curried chicken salad. Classic chicken salad gets a tasty flavor twist with an Indi...   Read More

Dungeness Crab Salad with...

Prized for its sweet, delicate flesh, Dungeness crab is a west coast specialty. It needs l...   Read More

Easy No Cook Cranberry Re...

No cook cranberry sauce. Even someone who doesn’t cook can make it. With cranberries...   Read More

Fresh Fig and Green Salad...

With deep purple skin and pink flesh, fresh Black Mission figs have a unique texture and s...   Read More

Garlicky Caesar Salad wit...

Caesar Salad: A Great Classic Created by an Italian chef in Tijuana, Mexico around 1924, C...   Read More

Greek Pasta Salad

The fresh air off the Pacific Ocean cleared not only our lungs but our heads. Camped on a...   Read More

Green Bean Salad with Swe...

I had a friend whose idea of green bean salad meant draining canned green beans and dousin...   Read More

Grilled Chicken Salad wit...

A good salad must have great dressing.  What’s a Caesar without the Caesar dressing or...   Read More

How to Roast Beets

Beets are a love-hate vegetable. People seem to be either in the “dirt” camp (hate the...   Read More

Kale Salad with Roasted V...

Here’s a delicious way to get more veggies on the table and change up your usual sal...   Read More

Lemon Chicken Salad Pita...

Hot weather calls for cool salads, and here’s an unbeatable classic with a twist – lem...   Read More

Lobster Salad with Creamy...

Recently we spent a few glorious nights at the beautiful Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach, Ca...   Read More

Mediterranean Potato Sala...

If it’s 4th of July, then there MUST be potato salad. That was true when I was growing u...   Read More

Mother’s Day Recipe...

Planning a special day to honor mom? Here are a few recipes and menu ideas to get your cre...   Read More

Orange and Fennel Salad

It might be winter, but that does not mean we can’t have wonderful salads. With wint...   Read More

Smoked Salmon Nicoise Sal...

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

Staycation at the Montage...

In desperate need of time off, time away and no time to go very far, we did what many peop...   Read More

The California Shrimp Lou...

She taught me to scramble eggs, make perfect white sauce and chicken soup. How I miss bein...   Read More

Tomato Salad Caprese | Fl...

Lunchtime in Florence, Italy It was lunchtime in Florence, Italy. Touring the huge central...   Read More

Warm Kale Salad with Cran...

A simple combination of sweet and savory, green and crunchy all at the same time. Warm kal...   Read More