November 27, 2015
We had our annual thanksgiving potluck at work earlier this week, and the question everyone asked was “Derek, are you bringing your chili?!” It’s become expected […]
November 25, 2015
I LOVE appetizers, especially during the holidays. I'm pretty sure my favorite thing to do at family get-togethers during the holiday season is stuffing my face with finger foods while having conversations. Or just sitting silently watching something on TV with them. And the easiest thing to get in my face is olives. But I never thought fried olives would be something I'd enjoy so much!
November 23, 2015
I’m not going to lie, I’m a canned cranberry sauce kind of guy. I remember one year my mother made home made whole berry cranberry sauce […]
November 22, 2015
Tis the season for cranberry everything! If you’re a cranberry-aholic like me this this recipe is going to be right up your alley! One of my […]
November 19, 2015
November 16, 2015
You've prepared an amazing dinner for your guests on the holidays, you're turkey, sausage stuffing, honey-glazed ham, are laid out on the table and everyone is ready to dig in. Then you get the question, "Is there anything without meat?".
November 13, 2015
There’s one thing that I can count on in Southern California more than it never raining and that is being sunny and relatively warm in November. So what does that mean? Pulling out the grill on game day, and getting some awesome tailgate grub going, and this smothered Smothered Texas Sriracha Chicken Fry-cho’s (Fry Nacho’s.. duh ) dish is no exception!
November 11, 2015
It’s that time of the year once again. The best holiday of them all for a foodie: THANKSGIVING! While I’m sure you’re already scrambling around looking […]
November 7, 2015
November 4, 2015
October 29, 2015
October 22, 2015
Cranberry Pineapple Punch with an added twist using Canada Dry Lemon Lime Sparkling Seltzer Water.This drink stands well on it's own, but adding seltzer water really livens this drink up!
October 20, 2015
October 13, 2015
October 7, 2015
October 2, 2015
If I’m cooking a roasted chicken, the skin HAS to be crispy! My weakness is a crispy chicken skin, loaded with flavor in each bite and […]
September 30, 2015
September 25, 2015
September 22, 2015
September 16, 2015
Beef isn't a meat we eat much of in our house. I'm pretty much the only person in the house that enjoys red meat. So being the short-order restaurant that my kitchen usually becomes, I have to find alternatives to make everyone happy...
September 9, 2015
I can’t count the times I’ve gone to the fridge, opened the veggie drawer to grab some cilantro for a recipe, and be completely frustrated that […]