Category Archives: Good Good Times

Peruvian Scallop Ceviche “Tacos”

This dish originated a month or so ago at a dinner party I did for a 50th birthday.   When I got in contact with Bryan from Whissel Realty a couple days later.  This delicious little creation was all I could think … Continue reading

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Seafood and Eat It

Had a lovely time cooking a 10 person dinner party the other night.  Seafood for a 50th birthday was requested;  I went a bit overboard on the seafood request…gigitty. I was fired up to cook a few items this night. … Continue reading

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Night out in North County

I’ve always enjoyed talking to people at my cooking classes. Last year someone recommended Bellamy’s in Escondido. She also wanted me to try a strawberry cream cake that I have yet to do. Which reminds me of a poke cake … Continue reading

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Big Parties, Small Parties…Whatever.

Did a few cool parties around July 4th.  I had the pleasure of cooking for a proposal dinner…she said yes :-)  I also did two totally different parties for the same client.  They were in east county, which is great…cause … Continue reading

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Family Vacation 2016

Had a great family vacation recently. 35 other family members descended on the Idaho panhandle through various means of travel and it was fun from start to end. What a bounty of life the Northwest is. Even hiking is mellow … Continue reading

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Fun In The Southwest

Wife and I took a little mini vacation to Arizona.  Pit tickets to “The Boss” in Phoenix then up to Sedona for a couple days of hiking and no kids.  Sedona is known for having Energy Vortexes around specific areas … Continue reading

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Cock-A-Doodle-Delicious

As last year wrapped up, I had the chance (with help and guidance from a friend) to slaughter and butcher my own chickens.  Well almost.  They weren’t chickens, they were roosters.  Rooster is a soup/stew bird that is a bit … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Loveliness

Truffle herb “popcorn” Pickled baby turnip with avocado “salad” Beet stuffed with tangerine scented macadamia and topped with Korean chile p Blue cheese and chive bread pudding stuffed mushroom   Flowering kale salad with apple, turnip, citrus, nuts and parsnip … Continue reading

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Ain’t Nuttin’ But a G Thang

As you probably know, I do mostly small parties.  Occasionally a big party rolls by and I need some help.  For that, I go to my long time friend and cohort, Gina Bishop.  She brought me in on a party … Continue reading

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Foie Gras For Mothers Day

Nothing says “I love you Mom”, like re-legalized fattened goose liver :-) Seared foie gras/toasted brioche/pear and peach compote/tiny chicken egg.   Yes that egg is not a quail egg but a tiny chicken chicken egg from a fully grown … Continue reading

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