SousVide Supreme Recipe Contest

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I would love your vote: SousVide Supreme website’s BBQ Recipe Challenge. If you follow my blog regularly, you probably have noticed some new recipes featuring the sous vide cooking technique.  I don’t accept a lot of sponsored content on my blog mostly because I find a lot of the products people pitch to me to be [...]

Some Useful Tips for Summer Grilling (Or Any Season)

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  Here are some tips for grilling I’m sure we all can use now that the summer grilling season is upon us. I know I’ve been breaking out my grill more and more even if the weather is well always summer here in Los Angeles. I don’t know what it is but when June hits, [...]

Mother’s Day Vegetable Tart

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  It’s been a good month plus since I’ve participated in a Sunday Supper event with my fellow food bloggers. The theme this week is Mother’s Day. I had the perfect recipe picked out after asking my wife what she wanted me to make for her this weekend. She had her eye, or is it [...]

My Meat Prayers have been Answered

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Thank you Meat God. When we moved out of Texas last year to come back to my home state California, one thing I knew I’d miss was Burgundy Pasture Beef.  The ranch in Grandview, Texas was a gem in where I sourced my meats. We would drive to the ranch about every 6 weeks (it [...]

What’s Your Food Truck Name?

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Ever wonder what your Food Truck name is?  Mystery solved.

Finally a Cooking Show Worth Watching Since Molto Mario?

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  UPDATE: I watched the show this week. It’s a train wreck. Bad directing. Bad jokes. Obnoxious expressions. Tons of stupid gimmicks. This show will not last. It is painful to watch unless someone decides to rework it and make it more about the food instead of trying to be funny and cool.  Oh well, [...]

Weekly Meal Planning

What's coming up the week of Sept 1, 2012!

It’s Saturday morning and every Saturday morning has come to involve weekly meal planning.  It takes me probably a good 20 minutes to figure out what I’ll be making for the family in the coming week. Sometimes that plan is more reactionary after I have spent the morning at the Farmers’ Market and wonder what [...]

Corn Chowder

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It’s been awhile since I’ve spent some time on one of my favorite blogs: Emily Levenson. Perhaps it has a lot to do with all the change around here after leaving AT&T and Texas then getting our family settled here in Southern California, not that we are quite settled yet. I write this as we [...]

Hotel “Home” Cooking: The Beginning

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Some of you know I’m in the process of moving from Dallas to Los Angeles after leaving my role as the Executive Director of Digital & Social Media at AT&T. I have since started a new job at the PR agency GolinHarris where I am currently leading Digital for the Western Region. This new change [...]

Kerala-Style Chicken Curry

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If you enjoy Indian food and like to cook at home, you should get to know Madhur Jaffrey if you haven’t already. She is basically the cookbook author who brought Indian cooking to the American home.  I have her first cookbook, but recently received her latest At Home with Madhur Jaffrey for my birthday last February. [...]