Recipe: Easy Dinner of Pasta with Meat Sauce

Some nights, heck, most nights you need a quick, easy to shop for, easy to make and easy to cook meal for dinner. This recipe (hard to even call it a recipe!) is just that, courtesy of some amazing jarred Organic Red Heirloom Tomato pasta sauce from St. Helena Olive Oil Company in Napa Valley. … Continue reading

Recipe: Crispy and Sticky Chicken Thighs with Squashed New Potatoes and Tomatoes

I originally posted this the fall of 2009, before I was taking a lot of photos of food. I just made the dish last night and so I’ve refreshed the post with photos…Enjoy! I love love love this recipe. It is so easy to make, easy to scale up and is always a crowd pleaser … Continue reading

Attempted Filipino Chicken Adobo

One of my favorite discoveries since moving out to California has been all of the amazing street food vendors. One of my favorites is Adobo Hobo, who introduced me to the deliciousness of Filipino Chicken Adobo. Hapa SF is another Filipino street food truck offering up tasty treats and a nice adobo, though my favorite … Continue reading

Recipe: Lentils and Sausage

Ever since I had the pleasure of enjoying (going totally gaga for!) the lentils and sausage entrée at Les Pyrenees in Old Montreal I have been on the hunt for a recipe to try to replicate the sublime cozy tastes of that dish. After trying a few, this one is my current favorite. I just … Continue reading