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Starting Off the New Year Right

After yesterday's dim sum chow down, I decided to have something a little light. Also to start off the new year with more greens...

Romanesco Broccoli

When I visit farmers markets, I look for the odd and strange. Not the fun people you get to observe but more of the...

Angry Bird Cake

Here's the Angry Bird Tamina and I made for Ocean View's Sock Hop.

Award Winning Chocolate Cake Recipe

Can one really have too much chocolate?  Here's a picture I dug up from my archives of a cake I did back in December...

Peet’s Coffee at Mt. Zion Hospital

I've been working at Mt. Zion hospital for 3.5 years now and every day I think, "It would be great to have a Peet's...

Chop, Dice, or Mince

I grew up in a kitchen where I started off as the prep cook also known as the guy who cuts everything.  You name...

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

A conversation at work got me thinking about pork. Then, on my way home I saw a guy with a tattoo of a pig...

Roasted Bone Marrow

Last August I moved offices to another location. At my old location, I believed food fell from the sky…in the form of cupcakes. Sweets...

How You Know I’m Enjoying My Day

If you ever see me drinking one or both of these drinks, you know I'm enjoying my day.

Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

I found these purple cauliflower in the market the other day. The color was a light purple but after cooking it became a darker...

Busy Dad Seeks Clean Kitchen

Feeding any family is a tough ordeal.  And we all have busy schedules and we want our family to have a well-balanced meal throughout...

Thanksgiving Survival Guide – 4 of 4

Game Day! One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen over the years during Thanksgiving is poor planning of oven time. Believe me; you don’t...

Kung Pao Chicken

Here's a quick recipe for Kung Pao Chicken. Not on the traditional side of things, just a quick recipe to get the job done. Fried...

Rocoto Peppers

  I was gifted some of these delicious peppers from my coworker's garden. This was the first time I tried these peppers and I think...