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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 on whether or not I should try the vegetarian meal. Roasted vegetable sandwiches, hearty…

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 everyday, spam and egg fried rice, turkey sandwich and udon soup. Japanese udon noodle soup is incredibly easy…

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,…

Citrus and braised baby beets salad

I love all things fruit. Apparently when my mom was pregnant with me, her strongest craving was fruit. It’s than no surprise that I am a lover of…

Grilled vegetable sandwich with tomato jam

There’s a famous bakery, named Porto’s, that opened several years ago in Southern California that is known for low priced pastries, savory goods and cakes. As soon as…

Blistered shishito peppers

Several years ago, a colleague introduced me to shishito peppers. From the outside, these peppers look like any other chili pepper, but unlike chilies, these are not spicy!…

Eggplant ragu

During the holidays, I like to open up my schedule and book private chef events to earn a little something extra. A couple days ago, I had an…