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 . . .
Feel like a star with this classic cocktail recipe. STAR Cocktail Recipe (The Cocktail Book. A Sideboard Manual for Gentlemen. 1926.) This was published during the U.S. Prohibition, by John Hamilton Ltd. in London. (Note: the photo of the book … continue reading . . .
Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting This is a great easy cookie recipe for the holidays! After a big celebratory meal, light “cake-like” cookies are nicer than something rich and heavy. Enjoy! Pumpkin Cookies: As always, first make yourself a … continue reading . . .
Date Bar Recipe This Date Bar Recipe was a childhood favorite, although the whole mix came in a box back then. I’ve attempted to recreate the recipe from scratch using Shield’s Date Crystals after visiting their gardens and shop recently … continue reading . . .
Meet Chef Jeremy Bringardner of LYFE Kitchen Step inside the kitchen with me at LYFE in Culver City, California. My crew and I caught up with Chef Jeremy Bringardner for some cooking tips, recipes and the scoop on what’s cookin’ … continue reading . . .
The Best Turkey Recipe Is A Hybrid! It’s November first and I’m craving this already. Some years I don’t wait for Thanksgiving to prepare this turkey recipe. This is pretty simple and so delicious. Check back in a few days, … continue reading . . .
Date Tasting Video and Shake Recipe Below Join us in Indio, California for a visit to Shields Gardens. This retro delight offers date tasting, products, garden visits and Shields world famous shakes. Did you know California produces 95% of … continue reading . . .
How to Make A Classic Mojito: Instructions, Ingredients and Video Demo This recipe for a Classic Mojito comes to us courtesy of Award Winning Mixologist, Natasha Garcia. We caught up with Natasha on a recent sunny afternoon (108˚), outside of Palm … continue reading . . .
Olive Talk on California Living. Meet Chef Robert Nyerick What do olives, green tomatoes and ceviche have in common? Chemistry! Olives straight off the tree, like green tomatoes and ceviche need to go through a chemical alchemy before they are … continue reading . . .
Would you like to win four boxes of artisan-crafted Mighty Leaf Iced Tea, a Takeya Iced Tea Pitcher and glass water bottle? Here’s what I knew before I tried Mighty Tea: You can say “goodbye” to bottles this summer. Make … 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 . . .
Irish Soda Bread Recipe Photos & Story By: Eve Ross Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! …A St. Patrick’s Day Blessing On You! I am indeed a good bit Irish, my auburn hair passed down from my grandmother, Maggie Higgins. This … continue reading . . .
Gingerbread Cookie Recipe I never really liked gingerbread cookies because they were always hard and had a bitterness to them. When a friend brought these in to our office in San Francisco, it was love at first bite. These cookies … continue reading . . .
Bake a cake in a minute with the kids (or make an emergency dessert for unexpected guests). 3, 2, 1 . . . Done! Prep: Mix one box Angel Food Cake Mix & one box of any other flavor cake … continue reading . . .
Roasted Beet Dip (served with baked Udi’s pizza crust and Udi’s Gluten Free Baguette) This dish was served to us as an appetizer while we were cooking up a storm in Studio City. This dip is such a beautiful color … continue reading . . .
Baking Bread and Making Beds When I find myself in the midst of a day of domesticity, I feel the connection to all of the mothers that have gone before me. Making beds. Fluffing pillows, smoothing little wrinkles away with … continue reading . . .
Gluten Free Appetizer Recipes, Interview, How-to Video The EncinoMom Team visited the teaching kitchen at Studio City’s, CookLA. We cooked up and taste tasted recipes from Chef Liz Alexanian’s Gluten Free Sides and Appetizers menu. Products from Udi’s Gluten Free … continue reading . . .
Christmas Toffee Recipe With Pecans By Christopher Taylor This toffee recipe comes from our wonderful neighbor in Minnesota, Mrs. Ruth, who makes this toffee each year for Christmas. It’s a favorite! One of her sister’s nieces makes it as gifts 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 . . .