• The poke shack on Melrose serving up Hawaiian style poke, smoothies, acai bowls, and over 20 Hawaiian style tropical drinks!

    A Taste of Hawaii: Poke Shack on Melrose

    It’s always been a dream of mine to visit Hawaii. While that hasn’t happened yet, living in LA has given me the opportunity to get a taste of Hawaiian cuisine; which introduced me to…

    February 17, 2017
  • Braised beef ragu, a hearty, flavorful tomato sauce with beautiful braised and slow cooked meat on top of a smooth and creamy polenta!

    Braised Beef Ragu with Creamy Parmesan Polenta

    Braised beef ragu with creamy parmesan polenta, a hearty, flavorful tomato sauce with beautiful braised and slow cooked meat on top of a smooth and creamy polenta!…

    February 14, 2017
  • Ghanaian Tatale, spiced fried plantain pancakes that are crispy, sweet, & savory and are great for breakfast and a snack.

    Tatale (Plantain Pancakes)

    Ghanian Tatale, spiced fried plantain pancakes that are crispy, sweet, & savory and are great for breakfast and as a snack. …

    January 25, 2017
  • This 3 cheese jalapeno popper dip is here to get the party started! An easy recipe for game day, La Brea Bakery's 3 cheese semolina loaf is turned into a bread bowl stuffed with jalapenos, cheese, and bacon and is sure to be a hit at your next Superbowl Party!

    3 Cheese Jalapeno Popper Dip

    This 3 cheese jalapeno popper dip is here to get the party started! An easy recipe for game day, La Brea Bakery’s 3 cheese semolina loaf is turned into a bread bowl stuffed with…

    January 22, 2017
  • This Fire Roasted Tomato Penne Pasta is a household favorite, and for me has also been quickly dubbed as the lazy man's spaghetti.

    Fire Roasted Tomato Penne Pasta

    This Fire Roasted Tomato Penne Pasta is a household favorite, and for me has also been quickly dubbed as the lazy man’s spaghetti.…

    January 16, 2017
  • Dinner is ready in no time with this easy one pan Honey Glazed Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner. Stress free and clean up is a breeze!

    Honey Glazed Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

    Dinner is ready in no time with this easy one pan Honey Glazed Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner. Stress free and clean up is a breeze!…

    January 13, 2017