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July 1, 2015

Crispy Oven-Baked Fries With Spicy Garlic Seasoning

Ok, I LOVE french fries!  As a child my grandmother – or Mémère as I called her – would often cook me french fries, since she was […]
June 26, 2015

Ethiopia Coffee Pancakes With Blueberry Maple Syrup

A blogger buddy of mine has been hounding me to get on that specialty coffee life, and to be honest, I was hesitant because I just didn’t […]
June 24, 2015

Skillet Fried Chicken and Waffles

I’ll never forget my first trip to Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles out in L.A. I had heard of  chicken and waffles before but thought it was the […]
June 22, 2015

How To Prepare The Perfect Pasta

Being raised in a predominantly Italian household, I’ve only known pasta to be done one way: the right way. It wasn’t until I got older that […]
June 18, 2015

Elote – Mexican Corn On The Cob On The Grill

If you live in the southwest and have never had Elote, or Mexican corn on the cob, you’ve been missing out on an amazing treat! This […]
June 16, 2015

Spicy Carne Asada Marinade With Beer

I’ve always wanted to make my own carne asada marinade. Since I worked in the meat department when I was younger, I was responsible for prepping […]
June 11, 2015

8 Lessons From My Dad That I Will Pass On To My Son

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LessonsFromDad #CollectiveBias I’ve always looked up to my dad. […]
June 9, 2015

Grilled Lemon And Garlic Shrimp Burrito

The weather has been so nice lately out here that I can’t resist but grilling whenever possible! Even burritos must have something grilled in them! I […]
June 7, 2015

Why Your Hash Browns Are Gray and Gummy… And How To Fix Them

You’re making breakfast for the family and you want to treat them to some fresh hash brown potatoes. They’re all done cooking and you go to serve […]
June 4, 2015

Simple Chicken Broth From Whole Chicken Scraps

So you just finished quartering a chicken and you’re about to throw out the carcass. STOP! You can get more use out of it! How? By […]
June 2, 2015

Tuna Salad Lettuce Wrap

This is such a light, fresh and easy to make lunch that beats the plain old tuna sandwich. These tuna salad lettuce wraps aren’t drowning in […]
May 31, 2015

How To Clean And Care For A Cast Iron Skillet

I love my cast iron skillet. I’ll cook pretty much anything in it. It hold heat really well and once it’s broken in, doesn’t stick, and […]
May 28, 2015

Quick and Easy Spanish Rice In The Rice Cooker

I’ll never forget when I was about 18 I was given a Spanish rice recipe by an older hispanic lady from my work. I fell in […]
May 26, 2015

Grilled Chicken With Lemon Soy Sauce Marinade

One of my favorite summer time meals growing up was my dad’s grilled chicken with a lemon soy sauce marinade. It’s pretty much the only way […]
May 21, 2015

Avocado Pico De Gallo

Avocado + Pico De Gallo?! YES! YES! AND YAAAASSSS! This has been a staple in the house since I made my Fish Taco Bowl. So I […]
May 19, 2015

Baked Monster Chicken Flautas

Whether they’re baked, or fried, if you’ve never had a chicken flauta in your life prepared to be blown away! Flautas are the taquito’s bigger brother, […]
May 14, 2015

Rustic Country Style Breakfast Potatoes

This is one of my favorite breakfast sides to make on the weekend. Country Style Breakfast Potatoes! They’ve got so much flavor, and really get you […]
May 12, 2015

Sriracha Shrimp Fried Rice Medley

I’ve learned over the years how to make a great home cooked shrimp fried rice. It doesn’t stick, has great flavor, and recently  has evolved into […]
May 7, 2015

Juicy And Flavorful Grilled Burgers

One of my favorite recipes to cook during the summer for parties and barbecues. My world famous burgers! Well in my world at least. This recipe […]
May 5, 2015

Simple Sweet Potato Fries On The Grill

I’ve always wanted to cook sweet potato fries at home. There’s plenty of ways to cook them, but during the summer I’m pretty much glued in […]
April 30, 2015

Shrimp Orzo Pasta Salad

Ok, this is one of my favorite spring time meals: Shrimp Orzo Pasta Salad! Cooked Shrimp mixed in with fresh bell peppers and vegetables with a […]