Main Dishes

Tuscan Bean Soup

So have you been baking all that bread? Well, now you need something to go with it. Here’s my recipe for Tuscan Bean Soup using pantry items from my first…

BBQ Grilled Chicken

  Grilling chicken isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Many times the chicken burns long before the inside is done. Here’s a great way to grill that chicken to…

Salad Lyonnaise

A fresh and light French Salad for spring and summer. Look for a trick to cook perfect poached eggs!  


Spring is nearly here and with it comes lovely artichokes. Artichokes are perennial plants in the same family as dandelions and sunflowers, they are a thistle plant and, in most…

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs


Lettuce Varieties

  Are you hankering for some romaine lettuce? Well, there are tons of alternatives here in So. Cal for you. From the CDC website here’s what they are saying about…

January 2019 Cooking Demo

    Join us in Seal Beach NEW DATES/DAYS Thur. Jan 10th Tue Jan 22 6:30 – 8:30, approximately Menu Pink Grapefruit, Avocado & Watercress Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette Chicken…

Herb Roasted Turkey

From my book, What’s In Your Pantry. Buy the book here  

Oct. Cooking Demo

Join us in Seal Beach Thursday, Oct. 11th & 18th 6:30 – 8:30, approximately Fall Harvest Celebration Menu Gazpacho Shooters Fall Salad with Oranges and Pomegranate Arils Santa Maria Style…

Potato and Ham Quiche


Corned Beef

One Pot, Three Methods Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, Dutch Oven Happy St. Patricks Day whether you’re Irish or not! Photo: Martha Stewart

One Skillet Dinner