Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall

Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall

As we ring in the beginning of fall when the leaves begin to turn and we begin to dust off our sweater collection, I'll offer up a soup recipe, as fall also marks the beginning of soup season. My boyfriend and I have both been fighting off colds this past week and feeling a bit [...]

Shrimp and Scallop Tacos

Shrimp and Scallop Tacos

There's no time like summer for shrimp and scallops on the barbie. In San Diego, the food culture is centered around the fish taco, and eating a good fish taco is a life changing experience.  If you don't believe me, ask my boyfriend who claimed he didn't like fish before he had his first San [...]

On the Subject of Sweeteners

On the Subject of Sweeteners

  "How do your take your coffee?" Black with 3 Splendas. With all this talk about the dangers of sugar consumption, there is a lot of discussion about sugar substitutions.  People often think that replacing sugar with a sugar substitute is a get out of jail free card, an easy healthy solution with no consequences. [...]

Hearty Healthy Chicken Fajitas

Hearty Healthy Chicken Fajitas

  My roommate and I like to feed people.  Maybe it's my jewish side and my time in Italy coming out, and well my roommate is half jewish half Italian, so you get the point. Mangia! I  understand that for some, it can come as a challenge feeding a crowd.  To those who can only [...]

Moroccan Eggplant Zaalouk

My Dear Readers, I have something very special for you.  I will share my top secret dinner party weapon, my go to dish to impress, my prize moroccan eggplant zaalouk recipe.   This is the dish, second only to maybe my risotto, that I get asked about most often.  It's unique, flavorful, and most important, [...]