All posts tagged: spicy

Breakfast Perfection

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Breakfast

Cheesy Jalapeño and Shallot Hash Brown with Bacon and Eggs Imagine a perfectly crispy, cheesy and spicy hash brown that has sprinkled bacon and sunny side eggs on top.  It’s heaven in your mouth.  Sometimes my kitchen is the best breakfast spot in town.  I want to go somewhere and order this!  It’s so ridiculously delicious.  Let me teach you how to make it so you can experience breakfast perfection! Time-20 minutes Servings-1 or 2 […]

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 […]

Take a Break. It’s Labor Day!

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Appetizer

GUACAMOLE WITH GRILLED CORN AND COTIJA CHEESE MANGO MARGARITA WITH TAJIN Labor Day is the perfect day to keep everything simple.  Guacamole and a refreshing margarita sounds perfect on a hot day like today.  Let’s put our feet up and sip on this cocktail and dig into the creamy, delicious guacamole.  For years I’ve been asked to make guacamole and mango margaritas for family occasions.  Now the recipe is yours.   You will be the […]

Cooking in Paradise

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Fish

  SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD WITH LEMON CILANTRO VINAIGRETTE This summer my family vacationed in Maui.  It was our second trip to the island, and we decided to stay in a condo rather than a hotel resort.  It was definitely the right decision for a cook.  I had an incredible modern kitchen with all the amenities a cook could ask for, and not to mention an ocean view from the kitchen.  Everyday I couldn’t wait to wake […]

Father’s Day Dinner

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Fish

Fiery Fish Stew How do you honor the best Father in the world? You make him whatever he wants.  He asked for Cioppino this year.  If you have never had Cioppino, it’s a spicy tomato and wine based fish stew.  If you love seafood, this is a dream dinner.  This recipe can be tailored with your favorite seafood.  Cioppino is surprisingly easy to make.  It’s all in the prep and timing. Prep time- 20 minutes Cook time- […]