Chopped Salad with Crispy Wonton Strips and Asian Peanut Dressing

Chopped Salad with Crispy Wonton Strips and Asian Peanut Dressing

Miles and I had this last night before we went rock climbing.

It rocked.

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Blackened Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Blue Cheese

Blackened Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Blue Cheese

Let me take you on a journey to the land where brussel sprouts get charred on the outside but never burnt, and they’re cooked all the way through.

That land is my kitchen.

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Slow Cooked Mexican Chicken Soup

Slow Cooked Mexican Chicken Soup

This past weekend we went camping up in the Sierra Mountains. It made me remember what Fall is like.

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Italian Chickpea Salad

Italian Chickpea Salad

I spent today at jury duty.

If that wasn’t already bad enough… they played Marley & Me in the waiting room.

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Blackened Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Cream

Here in Southern California we love our fish tacos.

I’m talking: white fish, cabbage, and dressing. Onions if you’re feeling creative.

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How to Make Perfect Spaghetti Squash

How to Make Perfect Spaghetti Squash

If there is one thing that I know how to make perfectly, its spaghetti squash.

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Honey & Herb Vinaigrette

Let’s be honest with one another. Salad dressing it the best part of the salad.

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California Bimbimbap

California Bibimbap with Avocado & Kale

Chef T. is going to be upset with me…

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Autumn Wild Rice with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Pecans and Goat Cheese

This time of year I get a little homesick for Fall in New England.

And then I remember that I’m still surfing in a bikini, and I won’t have to shovel any snow this winter.

And then I’m not homesick anymore.

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Smooth Feta Dip with Fresh Herbs

If you’re like me, you always have feta in your fridge. It is such crumbly, salty joy of a cheese. I’m always looking for new ways to use it.

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