This is a very easy chili recipe that has been a mainstay in our family since the mid-1970’s! My Dad grew up in Cincinnati, so when we saw this in a Minnesota newspaper, we had to try it! The original … continue reading . . .
Here’s our recipe for salmon and fennel – especially for our new friend at Trader Joe’s! Enjoy! I was in my local Trader Joe’s earlier today and saw beautiful fresh fennel. It called to mind this family favorite recipe for … continue reading . . .
Gluten-Free Caramelized Leeks and Herb Stuffing Recipe Recipe by Chef Liz Alexanian, Cook LA Gluten-Free for the holidays? Impossible you say? Think again. We had the opportunity to taste test a series of GF recipes developed by Chef Liz Alexanian … continue reading . . .
Live the California Lifestyle wherever you are with our recipe for clams cooked over coals. If you happen to be visiting California, head to The Jolly Oyster at San Buenaventura State Beach for these sustainably farmed, fresh clams. The clean … continue reading . . .
Three Bean Chili Recipe This meatless three bean chili recipe starts with a 1 pound bag of each: black beans, kidney beans and red beans. Place in large bowl, cover with water and soak overnight. Dice: 1 onion and 1 … continue reading . . .
Ahh, Gazpacho! 2-3 cups fresh tomatoes, peeled 1 large cucumber, peeled 1 red pepper 1/2 small yellow onion 2 scallions 3 cloves of garlic 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon cider vinegar 2 cups chicken broth 2 teaspoons hot sauce … continue reading . . .
Grilled Artichoke Recipe Grilling really brings out the flavor of this California favorite. Artichokes are easy to grow in your home garden and were popular as ornamental plants mid-century. Grilling these has turned some picky eaters into fans of this … continue reading . . .
Meat. There, I said it. I’ll say it again. Meat. This chili tastes the best when you use meat. Three different kinds of meat, actually. You can use steak, ground turkey, chicken sausage, pork – the kind of meat is … continue reading . . .
Aunt June’s Easy Oven Pot Roast, Gravy and Vegetables This is one of those family recipes that we’ve used for years, eminently practical, with lots of elbow room for personal touches. Thank you, Aunt June! The quantities of some ingredients … continue reading . . .
Your coffee connection for National Coffee Day! The most important day of the year is rapidly approaching! Monday, Sept. 29th is National Coffee Day! This wildly popular beverage is believed to have originated in Ethiopia, and by the 1500’s was … continue reading . . .
Organic Brussel Sprouts, Grilled Okay, I know, you don’t really like brussel sprouts. Maybe they need their own Fan page on facebook! These poor, maligned, cruciferous morsels deserve a fresh look. When I was growing up, I always knew when … continue reading . . .