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Summertime Grillin’ and Chillin’

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Mexican / Steak

  Carne Asada (Citrus Marinaded Skirt Steak) Carne Asada is the quintessential grilled dish in my backyard.  It’s the perfect summer meal to enjoy with friends and family.   When I want to barbecue, I think of Carne Asada or Burgers.  We are fortunate in California to have a plethora of Mexican Carnecerias (Meat market).  At the Carnecerias you can buy marinaded skirt steak ready to grill.  When I lived in New York 12 years […]

Recipe for Romance

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Filet Mignon with Red Wine Reduction In my opinion, there is no better way to say I love you than to cook for someone.  I love going to restaurants but on holidays it never feels intimate enough.  This weekend surprise your Valentine with this dinner.  This recipe is so easy and delicious, you will thank me later. Time-1 hour 15 minutes Servings-4 (I have two other little Valentine’s to feed) Ingredients 4 Filet mignon steaks, […]

Effortless Labor Day

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NEW YORK STRIP OVER ARUGULA AND GRAPE TOMATOES It is tempting to make an elaborate meal on a holiday.  However, Labor Day is meant to celebrate a day off of work.  Make an uncomplicated, delicious meal on this Labor Day.  This recipe celebrates the idea that less is more.  A few key quality ingredients really lets the steak shine.  This is one of my favorite quick and easy summer meals, and perfect for a day of relaxation. […]

East Meets West Part One

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I had the opportunity to meet Roy Choi, founder and owner of the famous Kogi truck, Chego!, A-Frame, Sunny Spot, and POT.  He is credited for starting the gourmet food truck phenomenon.  He was named Best New Chef by Food & Wine in 2010.  Choi’s new cookbook L.A. SON reads like a memoir and is an inspiring story for any Angeleno.  Born in Seoul, Korea and raised in Los Angeles, this L.A. son describes how the […]