Archive of ‘Dinners’ category

Mongolian Beef

Posted on August 7, 2017

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce provided a copy of 101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die and produce for me to cook with.  I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions are my own. Chef Jet Tila will tell you he’s “just a kid from East L.A.”…but with the longest sushi roll, the […]

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Five-Spice Stir-Fried Soba Noodles

Posted on July 15, 2017

What comes to mind when you think of the word “vegan”?  If you’re like me, your first thoughts don’t immediately go to words like “tasty”, innovative”, or “satisfying”.  As a little girl in the 70’s I remember going to a few vegan restaurants with my mom and her friends…let’s just say I wasn’t anxious to […]

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Simple and Savory Slow Cooker Dinners

Posted on March 4, 2017

Slow-cooking makes hearty and economical winter meals a snap to make, and I’ve shared two of my favorite recipes in my column, The Recipe Box, in the March issue of Direct Magazine. Investing a little time to do some advance prep the evening before allows you to quickly combine everything to cook in the morning. […]

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Cookbook Corner: My Fat Dad

Posted on February 13, 2017

Disclosure: My Fat Dad is generously providing one copy of the book for a giveaway.  I was not compensated in any way for writing this post, and all the opinions are my own. Author Dawn Lerman grew up with parents that were on opposite ends of the eating spectrum…among other challenges.  Her father, who at […]

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Good Luck White Chicken Chili

Posted on December 31, 2016

Happy (almost) 2017, y’all!  For Direct Magazine’s January issue of The Recipe Box, I’ve got an updated version of my delicious White Chicken Chili that’s perfect for New Year’s Day. A pot of this comfort food will squelch hunger pangs and chase winter’s chill away!

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