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Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup was a happy mistake. I was really making blueberry syrup for my grilled peaches, but let’s just say the peaches didn’t make it from the grill. So I couldn’t waste good homemade blueberry syrup. I had to make pancakes. Cornmeal […]

Brunch Burger with Avocado, Bacon, and a Fried Egg

Brunch Burger with Avocado, Bacon, and a Fried Egg

It just so happens to be National Burger Day so this brunch burger was so necessary. A restaurant called Causwells in San Francisco makes the most epic brunch burger and I’ve been jonesing for one lately. But since Causwells is about 984 miles out of […]

Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Drums

Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Drums

Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Drums is the fresh flavored healthy dish you need this summer. Chimichurri is the latin version of pesto. Hailing from South America, this is a common condiment they serve spooned over grilled meats. The flavors are so fresh and green. Blended with […]

Homemade Spinach Pasta

Homemade Spinach Pasta

Homemade Spinach Pasta could be one of the closest things to a salad you can get me to eat. Just kidding, I love salad, particularly spinach salad, but I also love pasta, so this is the best of the two worlds collided. Don’t think you’ll […]

Asian Burger

Asian Burger

This Asian Burger is the umami bomb you need to make for your next backyard bbq. This is a new caliber of burger. I just competed in a burger challenge and our team came up with the idea to emulate The Karate Kid and made […]

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken is my sweet and spicy addiction. I fell in love with KFC in San Francisco. It was easily our favorite take out item and after a long week. There was nothing better than getting a couple orders from San Tung Restaurant. It […]

Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting or more appropriately named for my “Momma Bear’s Banana Bars” is a recipe that comes from my childhood. My mom would make this for us anytime bananas went bad and she had to use them up. Also, for every […]

Huevos Rancheros with Spicy Mexican Tomato Jam

Huevos Rancheros with Spicy Mexican Tomato Jam

This Huevos Rancheros with Spicy Mexican Tomato Jam recipe has been sponsored by Divine Flavor. All opinions are 100% honest and completely my own. It’s so refreshing to see a company believe in delivering a high quality product while taking care of the people and the […]


Summer Bites

Watermelon Lime Margarita

Watermelon Lime Margarita

This Watermelon Lime Margarita is the perfect balance between the natural sweetness of the fresh blended watermelon and the tart fresh squeezed lime juice. Make this big batch fresh cocktail to keep you cool all summer long. When the temperature hits that 100 degree F […]

Summer Pasta Primavera

Summer Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is one of the fresh pasta dishes that I just fall head over heels for. This is a dish that is typically made with spring vegetables, but I made this with my Farmers Market haul which consisted of fresh heirloom tomatoes, basil, and […]

Summer Plum Clafoutis

Summer Plum Clafoutis

Summer Plum Clafoutis should be given an award. This is a sweet, savory summer dessert that would be a sin not to make during plum season. Clafoutis, {kla-foo-tee}, is traditionally made with cherries, but I couldn’t resist making this with gorgeous red plums I scored […]

Seared Scallops with Creamy Basil Pesto Sauce

Seared Scallops with Creamy Basil Pesto Sauce

Seared Scallops with Creamy Basil Pesto Sauce is so simple and looks so impressive on a plate. I garnished these beauties with a little squeeze of lemon juice and zest to bring out some brightness and then topped each scallop with micro greens like arugula or cilantro to […]

BBQ Red Pepper Jelly Spareribs

BBQ Red Pepper Jelly Spareribs

The only thing I have to say about this is that you NEED to make these ribs immediately! Fall off the bone, savory, sweet, and spicy goodness! This beautiful summer weather has my mind in one place and one place only. BBQ! I’ve been craving […]