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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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Chicken of The Woods

Beautiful isn’t it?  A farmers market find that I picked up as an interesting new toy for a party.  I was really excited for this mushroom but it was still a known unknown.  I quickly sauteed a little up just … 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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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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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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Antelope…at Sprouts

My go to local grocery mart tends to be Sprouts. Recently I noticed they had stepped up their game meat game. Antelope, bison, lamb and wild boar, all ground and frozen. I’m loving that they give an option to the … Continue reading

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Tomatoes…The Ugly Truth

I picked up some gigantic, gnarly, Travelers tomatoes from the farmers market.  I took pics of them to blog about, and made a delicious panzanella salad.  Then my phone got stolen and the pics that told the story of 10,000 … 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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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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