Category Archives: Recipes

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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Sauerkraut

What the hell have we been eating all these years?   I enjoy kraut dogs here and there and I’ll soup up a bottle for a party if need be. But it’s usually underwhelming and always cooked.  Sauerkraut from a … Continue reading

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Kale

I realize this piece is 10 years late but…meh, better late then never sometimes. Making kale awesome, is easy.  Here are three ideas that always win. One: Throw it into soup; (any type of kale). Cook it until the pretty color goes … Continue reading

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Broth

Had several people talk to me about bone broth lately.  I love the addition of the word “bone”.   It gives it a primal sound that demands a second look.  Nobody ever turned their heads at stock or chicken broth. … Continue reading

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Yes This Works

Avocado mashed potatoes are coming to a fish dish near you…if I’m cooking.  Avocado mashed potatoes are a healthy and perfectly balanced little side that I’ve been enjoying at my diner parties of late.  The recipe is forces itself into … Continue reading

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Aluminum Foil

Last night, as I was waxing poetic about the virtues of aluminum foil, I was told to listen to this little ditty.   Pretty cute huh? I like saying it like the Brits, cause it makes me smile, alu-mini-um; gives it a certain … Continue reading

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Boiling In The Cold

Another year and another Louisiana style crustacean boil.  I’ve now been a part of 5 boils, and I tell you what…it just keeps gettin’ better!  My brother was visiting and we wanted to recreate our boil from 2013 while he … Continue reading

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Bread Pudding Is Not Lame

Bread pudding is a bit passé; but so what, so are alot of things.  It became lazy and uninteresting because it was good and got beaten to death.  As a brunch or dessert, it’s a lovely fall/winter change of pace. Keeping … Continue reading

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Is it Wedding Season?

Last week I cooked for two bachelorette parties in Mission beach and one epic bachelor party for 17 hungry dudes.  The boys had a big rental house in La Jolla and were pumped for a big weekend. Most of them … Continue reading

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Hot Sauce

Did a couple Mexican multi course dinners as of late. Definitely a cuisine that’s in my wheelhouse and it makes me happy to show people the beauty and complexity of the cuisine. As per my style norm, it was Mexico … Continue reading

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