Fun Foods of the LA County Fair! By Mike Anderson “Did you take your heartburn medicine?” my wife knowingly asked as I left to indulge in the LA County Fair food preview. As a born-and-raised Midwesterner my veins run (slowly) … continue reading . . .
We love this Party in a Box from Del Real Foods! Del Real Foods have been serving up fresh, flavorful and authentic Mexican meals since 2003. Their gluten, trans fat and MSG free, products are fully cooked and ready to heat and … 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 . . .
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 . . .
Butterscotch Budino Recipe with Caramel Recipe from Chef Tim Kilcoyne, Owner of the Sidecar Restaurant in Ventura, California Ingredients: For budino 3 cups Heavy cream 1 ½ cup Milk 1 cup Dark Brown sugar 1 tsp Kosher salt 2 … continue reading . . .
Grilled Cantaloupe Recipe – so easy! This grilled cantaloupe recipe is super simple and is ready to serve in a flash! There are only two ingredients, fresh cantaloupe and fresh oranges, so I’m not sure if it even qualifies as … continue reading . . .
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Best Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe By: Lisa Keating Photo: Eve Ross I just couldn’t wait for St. Patty’s Day this year. I’ve already made corned beef and eaten all of the left overs! (It’s great the next day for … continue reading . . .
Red Delicious Baked Apples Here’s something warm and wonderful for chilly mornings or after-school treats – simple and satisfying; baked apples. Start with Red Delicious apples. This recipe makes 4 1/2 apples, you can easily double quantities if desired. Preheat … continue reading . . .
Watermelon Salad Recipe Fresh from the Farmer’s Market, this super sweet watermelon keeps the taste of summer in the house even when the kids are back to school. Try cutting it in bite sized cubes (or balls) and mixing with … 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 . . .
Freshness counts. I like to use the freshest produce possible when I cook. I grow many of my own vegetables and herbs. It’s great to be able to step outside of the kitchen and pick fresh veggies for lunch … continue reading . . .
Please join me in welcoming the Chop Stop to Encino! Now open on the boulevard (17332 Ventura Boulevard, near CVS and Jamba Juice) this is the Chop Stop‘s second location – they just opened in Burbank in January of … 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 . . .
Cooked on a cast iron skillet, these chicken sausages will also do well outside on the grill! Once the sausages were cooked thoroughly (about 30 minutes), I kept them warm in a Tequila bath inside the oven. Next up; red … continue reading . . .
Acquerello San Francisco and Michelin Star Chef, Suzette Gresham on EncinoMom.tv Looking for a meal to remember? Break open your piggy bank for a trip to Acquerello in San Francisco. This 21 year old, Italian fine dining establishment owned by … continue reading . . .
The largest zucchini on this platter is 22 inches long and 14 inches in circumference! This visit from the “Zucchini Genie” sparked a new recipe: 3 medium zucchinis, shredded into 6 beaten eggs with 1 cup of Feta cheese, freshly ground pepper … continue reading . . .
The start of a wonderful meal, garden fresh fruits and veggies. I shop at the local farmer’s market for the foods I don’t grow in my own garden. Here are my fresh summer veggies, ready to roast. Luscious tomatoes, baby … continue reading . . .
When it’s cold outside, I make it cozy inside. Here’s the latest from my crock pot; a batch of Pea Soup – or the way I sold it to my 8 year-old, Ham Soup, yum! This was super easy and … continue reading . . .