Category Archives: Odds & Ends

I’m Proud To Announce I Am A Spokesperson For Barilla!

There are some foods that take your breath away and transport you to another place. That’s what pasta does for me. It reminds me of all the marvelous food journeys I’ve been on. It transports me to the streets of … Continue reading

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The Taste! Southern California’s Crown Jewel Of Food Fests Brought To You By The Los Angeles Times

I’ve lived my whole life here in Los Angeles, and it is a total privilege to be a native of this beautiful City of Angels.  I have learned to take my first steps here and take great pride in being … Continue reading

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Our Back To School Morning Routine With A Breakfast Sandwich

                    I feel like I have been preparing for a marathon. Practicing small little jaunts, that are priming me for the big day. My son is going into kindergarten, and even … Continue reading

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The Hundred Foot Journey Movie Review And A Curry Chicken Salad

You know that feeling you get after you just walked out of a film that was so satisfying on every level? The story line was great. The acting was superb. The cinematography was excellent, the art design was dazzling, and … Continue reading

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My Food Interview With The Cast Of “The Hundred Foot Journey” Movie

Sometimes life throws little surprises on your lap.  A few weeks ago I was asked if I would like to interview the cast of The Hundred Foot Journey and that cast included Dame Helen Mirren.  Being that this movie is based … Continue reading

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Catch The Lowest Prices On Groceries With Walmart’s Savings Catcher

I don’t know about you, but I love finding quality products and pay the best price the market has to offer for them. No one likes to be overcharged. Right? Especially when it comes to groceries and other household items. … Continue reading

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Dip And Drizzle In Chocolate With Wilton’s Melting Pot

The thought of melted chocolate on anything my heart desires makes me go all googley eyed. Yes, I’m a chocolate fanatic. In fact, I went to a brunch last year where a free flowing dessert fountain oozed with an abundance … Continue reading

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AltaMed’s East LA Meets Napa 2014

There are only a few events that sincerely steal my heart each year, and AltaMed’s “East LA Meets Napa” is one of them. I love this awesome event for a number of reasons, but the one that really stands out … Continue reading

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How To Blister Shishito Peppers And The Latest From Melissa’s Produce: The Great Pepper Cookbook

I’ve had my nose stuck in this cookbook lately.  You know the feeling when every page has something new and exciting to offer…. Melissa’s Produce : The Great Pepper Cookbook is doing that for me.  It really is the ultimate guide to … Continue reading

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Mac & Cheese And An Arugula Salad In Under 18 Minutes

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, if not for work, just because I love it.  I absolutely adore being in my element creating and tasting…. if the temperature is right.  Now that the warm weather is starting … Continue reading

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