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It’s All Greek to Me – Lemony Grilled Chicken and Greek Salad

On July 29, 2014 3 Comments

I am a self-professed cookbook bibliomaniac.  Cookbooks arrive fast and furious at our house despite Sous Chef’s protests that the bookshelves are sated.  (Seriously, there is always room… Read More »

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#SundaySupper – Bistecca

On July 19, 2014 37 Comments

I am a two-handed chef who needs all her tools available when cooking.  So for this week’s Sunday Supper dish, I felt as though I would be working with… Read More »

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Refreshing Summer Wine Pairings – Aperol Spritz

On July 11, 2014 11 Comments

  Italy vs. USA.  Yes, that would have been a great World Cup final.  But I am talking about another great summer competition:  the interlude between work and… Read More »

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#SundaySupper – Cantaloupe Risotto

On July 5, 2014 46 Comments

Summertime, and the chillin’ ain’t easy. Temperature’s rising, and the heat index is high. Oh, you may be rich and very good lookin’, But remember, baby, hot weather… Read More »

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DTLA: Bestia

On July 3, 2014 2 Comments

Bestia in DTLA is a “nightclub” for serious foodies.   Reservations are almost impossible to obtain, but when you get one  the obligatory cover charge is an adventurous appetite… Read More »

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DTLA: Faith & Flower

On July 1, 2014 6 Comments

Downtown Los Angeles—or DTLA to the voguish–is definitely the place to be.  It is the home of the World Champion Kings, the rapidly ascending Clippers, the swiftly descending… Read More »

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#SundaySupper – Do the Dip!

On June 28, 2014 47 Comments

Dip season is upon us and there is no way to escape it.  So whether you are taking a dip in the pool, being dipped by your dance… Read More »

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Foodies Go to the Movies

On June 25, 2014 7 Comments

When it is too hot to cook, sometimes you must resort to your big screen television to get your foodie fix.  Here are a few movie gems you… Read More »

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Pritikin – It’s a Lifestyle, Not a Diet…

On June 20, 2014 5 Comments

The Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa at the Trump National Doral Resort and Spa in Miami, Florida is the home for one of the world’s most famous health/wellness… Read More »

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Duck Pizza with Cherry Chipotle Sauce

On June 18, 2014 3 Comments

Repurposing is an art, if not a financial necessity, and sometimes can be rather tricky.  No one wants to eat the same thing two nights in a row. … Read More »