California Cooking

With Fourth of July celebrations coming up next week, I am partnering with Estrella Jalisco to bring you a fresh and light pairing for your summer family celebration! How refreshing does a Beerita sound??? Mixing an all natural, organic agave sweet and sour & tequila with light, refreshing Estrella Jalisco makes the perfect summer drink […]

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I am excited to partner with LA VICTORIA® Brand again to bring you another West Coast inspired recipe. You may remember LA VICTORIA® Brand from my posts on Coconut Shrimp with Spicy & Sweet Salsa dipping sauce or Sweet & Spicy Turkey Tacos. I love using LA VICTORIA® Brand because its inspired by the bold […]

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Variety is the spice of life. Too often I fall into the habit of eating the same set of dishes & just rotating them through my week. I try to challenge myself every so often to try cooking with new ingredients. Something I’ve never cooked with before is Daikon. Its a white, tubular root in […]

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Earlier this week I shared my guide to New York. Well, you can’t talk about New York without talking about cheesecake! I love all kinds of cheesecake. Traditional cheesecake is always amazing. One of my former coworkers makes the best cheesecake ever. I love all of the flavored cheesecakes as well. Dulce de Leche, chocolate […]

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This Polish Kielbasa is one that my grandmother from North Dakota (then later California) always made. Growing up with freezing cold North Dakota winters meant lots of hearty, heart warming meals. This is a one pan dish that is loaded with vegetables, hearty potatoes, and the star of the dish…Polish Keilbasa sausage. To make it, […]

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Whether you are hosting family dinner on Sundays or a game night with friends on a Friday, offering up a Taco Bar dinner is a fun way to serve dinner that gets you out of the kitchen and out hanging out with people. Must Have’s for a Great Taco Bar: Sturdy Corn or Flour Tortillas […]

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