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Potato Empanadas

I’m always craving a good hearty empanada, something I could sink my teeth into and relish every minute between bites.  I have those moments where I stare into my empanada as I softly devour it, knowing the end is near. … Continue reading

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Chicken Pasilla Empanadas!

My friend Gicel knocked at my back door which leads to my kitchen.   I open up to let her in and asked “Do you want an empanada?” She said in an inquisitive voice “Where did you buy them from?” … Continue reading

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I Heart Mac and Cheese Cups!

I learned to listen to my heart long ago…. it’s just as powerful as the mind, and equally as wise.  Even if I refused to listen, it makes itself heard.  The heart wants what it wants….  it could be a … Continue reading

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How to make Poached Salmon!

    I usually poach salmon first in order to make salmon cakes….. That’s exactly what I’m doing.  Here is part one of a simple two day process. Day one is just for poaching…. honestly if you want to quit … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland Cake (can be substituted as a Birthday Cake)

 What do I do when my guy asks for a coconut birthday cake?  I think winter wonderland. It’s not my fault his birthday falls in December.  I got to making his cake and instead of going with a traditional decoration … Continue reading

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Yukon Potato Gratin with Parmesan-Rosemary Bechamel

I got invited to a Thanksgiving cooking class over at the Simple Gourmet in Redondo Beach a few weeks ago, and even though I consider myself a Thanksgiving pro….  I figured “Why not? I might learn a thing or two!” … Continue reading

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