Tagged with fresh

Dining at the Mall

When do you ever think of gourmet and food court together? The answer is NEVER.  Well, Westfield Shopping Center in San Francisco has done it.  I guess it only makes sense considering that this “mall” is full of super high end retail stores such as: Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Bloomingdales, Herve Leger and many … Continue reading »

Pizza for Brunch

Sunday=Brunch  One of my favorite places for a unique brunch experience is Rose’s Cafe in the Marina.  This staple neighborhood bistro-café  offers local organic produce, fresh seafood and humanely raised meats and poultry.  What makes Rose’s unlike any normal brunch spot are their breakfast pizza’s.  My absolute favorite is the Smoked Salmon Pizza with Crème … Continue reading »

Super Duper Burgers

    Super Duper Burgers is fast food meets fresh, organic and quality.  In a way, it’s a higher end In-n-Out.  I’m not really a big red meat person but my first trip to Super Duper Burger definitely wowed me.  It started with getting a homemade dipped cone as a snack that lead to a mini burger … Continue reading »

The Farmers Market

The farmers market never disappointments.  It always has something new and interesting to discover.  Even if you aren’t planning on buying anything, I guarantee you that you will not be leaving empty handed. Another great thing about the farmers market is that you know what your getting is local, organic and great.  It’s surprising not … Continue reading »

Braised Red Wine Beef Short Ribs

 If you are hungry and want your food now, this isn’t the recipe for you! If you want something mouth watering and are willing to put the time into it, this is your dish. Ingredients 5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2″ pieces (ask your butcher to cut these for you.  We only bought … Continue reading »

Revised Turkey Lasagna

Ingredients:  1.5 lb ground turkey (optional) 1/2 red onion 2 garlic cloves half a bunch of chopped fresh basil 1 teaspoon of dried oregano 2 tablespoons of brown sugar 1.5 teaspoon of salt 1 (29ounce) of diced tomatoes 2 (6ounces) cans of tomato paste 12 dry lasagna noodles 2 eggs 1 pint of skim ricotta … Continue reading »

Turkey Lasagna @ Home

This is an amazing Turkey Lasagna recipe.  You’d be amazed how much better homemade lasagna is than from a box!  It’s so simple. Ingredients: 1.5 lb ground turkey (optional) 1/2 red onion 2 garlic cloves half a bunch of chopped fresh basil 1 teaspoon of dried oregano 2 tablespoons of brown sugar 1.5 teaspoon of … Continue reading »

Mussels @ Home

Have you ever wanted to make mussels at home?  They are so good at the restaurant but why pay triple the amount when you can do it just as well at home!  I found an awesome food.com recipe that anyone can do.  You really cannot mess this one up….even if you try. Ingredients 4 pounds mussels 2 tablespoons … Continue reading »