Monthly Archives: July 2008

What I’m Reading Today

Before I get to the food sections, can I just say how great the farmer’s markets are here in LA? I I haven’t been to many but the few that I have frequented are packed with amazing produce, seafood, meat … Continue reading

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Pink’s

I’m not one to crave a hot dog. In fact, I can think of about a thousand things I’d rather eat than a hot dog but, the humble ‘tube steak’ certainly has it’s place. My husband is from Chicago and … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Happy Food Section Wednesday. Here’s what I’m reading in sunny L.A. The question is, who is coming to dinner this weekend because I am making this recipe from the LA Times: Chipotle-Orange Pulled Pork on Brioche Rolls. Recipes like this … Continue reading

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Savvy Source

I was recently interviewed by savvysource.com about cooking food your kids will eat. Think I had an opinion? Ha! The interview was posted today and you can read it here. Take some time to explore the site if you’re a … Continue reading

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A Far Cry from Tomato Soup with Popcorn

Rory prided himself on being the world’s greatest prep cook. He always told me, with his wide grin, that his signature dish was Campbell’s tomato soup with popcorn in it. Odd? For sure. Very Rory? Absolutely. I still laugh when … Continue reading

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Vinaigrette

If you do one thing after reading my blog posts, get some kosher salt and start using it. If you do one more thing, stop buying store bought salad dressing! I am amazed, when I walk into a market, at … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Wednesday food sections are out… LA Times is my first one today as we’ve arrived in sunny So.Cal. I’m heading to the Santa Monica farmer’s market in a few and will definitely buy figs for this Grilled Fig Salad. So … Continue reading

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