Category Archive: recipes

Turkey Lettuce Cups Recipe

A couple of weeks ago, I found myself not very hungry but I knew I should eat a little something. I rummaged around my kitchen and came up with ground turkey and some… Continue reading

Minty Dinner Party

Yesterday I posted all 6 recipes for the dinner party I had last Saturday. Since I go out so much, most people wonder if I can cook. I do but not in the… Continue reading

Chicken with Pea Sprouts and Bell Peppers Recipe

As I mentioned in my bruschetta recipe, I had no idea what I was going to make for my main course for my dinner party. I wandered around the grocery store considering all… Continue reading

Green Beans and Squash Recipe

For my dinner party this past Saturday, I served a green beans and squash side. I had originally was going to wimp out and serve a simple salad but decided to go all… Continue reading

Spinach Bruschetta Recipe

This past Saturday, I hosted a dinner party for 5. I went to the store armed with several recipes and ideas for my meal. The only thing I didn’t have a clue about… Continue reading

Porcini Mushroom Risotto Recipe

When I originally bought this 3-grain blend from Trader Joe’s, I was going to throw it into a rice cooker and be done with it. But for my dinner party, I thought I’d… Continue reading

Minty Dessert Recipe: Nectarine Compote for Ice Cream

This past Saturday, I hosted a dinner party for friends. I made everything from the bruschetta (which I served as an amuse) to seafood salad starter, main dish, veggies and risotto. But no… Continue reading

Party at Guelaguetza!

Where’s the party!? Apparently it was at Guelaguetza this past Monday. Bill Esparza also known as affable StreetGourmetLA was featured on Andrew Zimmern’s show, Bizarre Foods. Guelaguetza offered a special happy hour prior… Continue reading

Luxardo Tasting

After Happy Hour at Roy’s with the Vixen, we checked out the Luxardo Tasting at Bottega Louie. Up until that night, I didn’t realize Luxardo produced more than cherries. I love their cherries… Continue reading

Insatiable: A Recipe About Red Bell Peppers

I called my dish “Insatiable” for the post-Valentine’s Day dinner party thrown by the UncouthGourmands and friends. The following isn’t a recipe per se but what I did. Ingredients: red bell peppers (I… Continue reading