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Don’t tell anyone I told you this secret!

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Appetizer / Mexican

RED AND GREEN SALSA Want to impress your friends and tell them that you made your own salsa? After tasting this salsa your friends will think you should open your own Mexican restaurant.  All the ingredients are in your pantry and refrigerator.  The blender does all the work and the salsa will be ready in five minutes.   On a 104 degree day, like today in California, you will be thankful not to need your […]

Recipe for Romance

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Steak

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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Steak

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 Two

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Rice

  LATIN STYLE FRIED RICE WITH PLANTAINS AND GUACAMOLE This is the second fusion cooking recipe promised in last month’s blog.   When I think about this style of cooking, I’m reminded of a dish my husband and I loved at a restaurant named Asia de Cuba in New York City.  I did my best to recreate the flavors of this asian-latino rice.  It has all the key elements of a traditional asian fried rice […]