Category Archives: Main Course

Arugula Pesto Pizza

Homemade pizza is one of my favorite things to make. It is an interactive and fun way to cook dinner with friends and family. Making pizza dough from scratch is nothing to be apprehensive or get discouraged about. It’s quite … Continue reading

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Zesty Orange and Soy Glazed Ribs

The fresh smell of oranges tickles the California air and that can only mean one thing – it’s citrus season! As I walk though the farmer’s market, the stands are overflowing with ripe and juicy oranges. With Super Bowl fast … Continue reading

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The Perfect Roast Chicken

The Perfect Roast Chicken is a recipe that all cooks should master. In culinary school, it is the first roast that we practice. The key is crispy, golden brown skin on the outside and juicy, tender meat inside. The epitome … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday Dinner

Once a week I try to have a vegetarian diet for the day. Usually this takes place on Monday due to the international Meatless Mondays campaign. This initiative encourages people to not eat meat on Mondays to improve their health … Continue reading

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Texas Chili and Cornbread

Was anyone else secretly waiting for Thanksgiving shenanigans to be over so you could make Texas Chili and cornbread like on Top Chef last week? Don’t get me wrong, I loved the turkey and gravy, but ever since I saw … Continue reading

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One Pot Wonderful

While in the middle of a workout session, doing forward lunges with 10 pound weights (not an easy task), my fellow workout classmate, Marie, asked me “Do you like lamb?” “Yes, I love lamb,” I responded gasping for air in … Continue reading

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A Hot and Hearty Soup

I have to admit, I’m a little obsessed with making soup right now. Once the weather gets cold, soup is the only thing I want to eat. This Beef and Barley Soup is warm, hearty, and perfect for a cold … Continue reading

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