Sorry your car is at a 45-degree angle in a ditch….try the muffins?

I shouldn’t complain about the hours I work. I mean, I lived with two djs. I’ve seen how

Fifty Shades of Salad #5: Mediterranean Vinaigrette (and a Moderately Serious Post About My Mother)

My mother loves fresh vegetables, especially tomatoes grown at my grandmother’s farm in Sacramento. She still finds it

Fifty Shades of Salad #4: I know it’s a lot, but I’m giving you bacon.

Bacon (n.) – [BAY-KON] the back and sides of the hog, salted and dried or smoked, usually sliced

Fifty Shades of Salad #3: Roasted Garlic Salad Dressing

October 2013: The Month of Garlic. At least that’s what it seems to be turning into. I realize the month

Fifty Shades of Salad #2: Scallion White Wine Vinaigrette

Maybe I’m not the biggest White Wine Vinegar fan? Maybe I’m craving whole grain mustard instead of a

I’m Not Julie or Julia, but I Still Like Potatoes

The first recipe Julie Powell made from Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking before writing that blog-then-book-now-movie

“That Depends….Are You in?”: Gazpacho as Fresh as Will Smith On That One Show

Lately, the weather in LA has been sporadic at best. This past week has consisted of me lounging

Fifty Shades of Salad #1: A Classic Vinaigrette for an Anything-But-Classic Day

Bad days suck. It started with spilling foundation on one of my favorite dresses (thank you for alleviating

Ahi Poke: “IT’S RAW!”

So what is this raw thing you’re about to try making? Poke (that’s pronounced “POH-KAY”) is a Hawaiian appetizer. The

Conquering the Artichoke

From what I’ve heard, restaurant chefs consider artichokes a layup. Clean it. Grill it. Fire-roast it. Serve with