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Avocado Salad with Tomato and Radish

If you love avocados, this recipe is for you.  If you love tomatoes, this recipe is for you.  If you love radishes, this recipe if for you.  If you love all three…then this recipe is REALLY for you.   In the September/October 2012 issue of Cooks Illustrated,  author Celeste Rogers stops her reader in their tracks with … Continue reading »

Turkey Left Overs

It’s Turkey Enchilada’s time!!!!!  Okay, this post was meant to go up weeks ago aka after Thanksgiving but it still works for roasted chicken left overs.  It’s simply amazing and it wasn’t I who found this dish but my husband.  I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!  I can’t wait for a … Continue reading »

Lunching at Neiman Marcus’s The Rotunda

There is nothing like lunching at Neiman Marcus in San Francisco.  Plain and simple, it’s a treat and an experience.  There really is not much more that I can say but to show you exactly why! Your first experience inside is this breath taking view.  It’s simply stunning. Sitting at your table…this is your view. … Continue reading »

Pesce Seafood Bar + Restaurant

Not too long ago, I was looking at restaurants to try on Polk street with a friend.  Pesce kept coming up with rave reviews.   I thought it had to be good with over 500 reviews and 4 out of 5 stars. Sadly, that night would not be my first experience at Pesce.  Rather, a … Continue reading »

The Windy City Exposed

I’ve never been to Chicago except for the random layover at the airport and I have to say that it is not a bad place to hangout.   Except for the humidity, I quite enjoyed Chicago and can’t wait for another chance to visit.  The food was extraordinary, the people were friendly and the architecture was beautiful. … Continue reading »

Redo Guacamole

  This is how your guacamole should look when your avocados are ripe! (above) What you need: 3 avocados 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 1 teaspoon of salt + pepper 1  shallot 1 medium tomato optional: 3 tablespoons of chopped of fresh cilantro   How To: Chop everything up Throw it into a bowl and mash up … Continue reading »

Super Foods

It’s no surprise that most American’s eat terribly!  They eat mostly what they shouldn’t be eating and less of what they should.  This is why most Americans are FAT! We may not the be the fattest country anymore but we are still on top of the list ranking in at #3!  Obesity is an epidemic … Continue reading »

Country Style Salade Niçoise

Whenever I’m asked if I would like a salad, the first thoughts that cross my mind are: light, a starter or a healthy option because I’m trying to watch what I’m eating.  I’m usually left hungry for something more unless I order the French’s version of a salad; the Salade Niçoise.  In France, the salad … Continue reading »

Burger Heaven

If your craving a great burger, don’t waste your time at a fast food joint!  The instant gratification is quickly followed by deep regret and self loathing from a terrible decision.  As you get up from the table uncomfortably and you take your walk of shame you think, “Maybe I should have eaten something better.”  With so … 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 »