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Butternut Squash Ravioli with Parmesan Broth

Before I had a pasta machine I never cared too much about ravioli. It seemed like such a heavy dish, filled with cheese and often covered in more…

Roasted Potato Salad

During my years in Boston, I used to curse under my breath as I trekked through the snow, wishing I was back in Los Angeles. Now that I’m back…

Cauliflower, Kale and Farro Salad

I’ve been traveling for the past almost 4 weeks so it’s hard for me to believe that it’s actually Christmas in 15 days. I love, love, love the…

Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Salad

Whenever heirloom tomatoes are in season, I jump at the chance to buy them. These type of tomatoes range in color from golden yellow to purplish-black to green…

Mediterranean Breakfast

I can have breakfast any time of the day. Pancakes for dinner? Why not. Sausage hash for lunch? Yes, please! Eggs, oatmeal, french toast, bacon, I am a…

Cajun Spiced Potato Wedges

I love potatoes. Sweet potatoes, fingerling potatoes, Japanese yams, purple potatoes, baked, fried, steamed, mashed, they’re all acceptable in my book. If I find a new method of…

Black Bean Hummus Tartine

As much as I love a big ole’ steak, I often find myself contemplating whether or not I should try the vegetarian meal. Roasted vegetable sandwiches, hearty bean…

Bruleed Garden Minestrone Soup

The first time I ever tasted minestrone soup was in college. Yes, I was late in the game but better late than never, right? I recall standing in…

Japanese Udon Noodle Soup

During my college days, I ate the same three meals every day, spam and egg fried rice, turkey sandwich, and udon soup. Japanese udon noodle soup is incredibly…

Copycat CPK’s Tricolore salad pizza

Many, many years ago, I had accepted a position as a hostess at California Pizza Kitchen, a large chain restaurant in Southern California. As part of the training,…