Shuck Up the  Longest Day of the Year- Summer Solstice -6/21-  with Oysters at Herringbone Santa Monica!
Jun20

Shuck Up the Longest Day of the Year- Summer Solstice -6/21- with Oysters at Herringbone Santa Monica!

Herringbone Santa Monica has got you covered with extended Oyster Hour this Thursday, June 21. Also known as the official day of the summer solstice, this date is the kick-off to summer as well.       Herringbone Patio. (All photos courtesy of Marie Buck) Santa Monica hot spot for ocean-to-table eats and treats is Herringbone! And this great restaurant will be offering its signature Oyster Hour menu from 4 PM to close...

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Have a Plant-Based Diet with Great-Tasting Sous Vide Veggies via “Straight from the Root” Brand!
May28

Have a Plant-Based Diet with Great-Tasting Sous Vide Veggies via “Straight from the Root” Brand!

It’s Memorial Day and the last thing I would want to do is go to the market if I forgot to buy or ran out of a necessary part of today’s meal. Actually that’s my feeling about every single meal that I make– if I forgot to buy it, I am unhappy but unless it’s crucial to the meal, I will sub in something- particularly if it’s something that requires a long time to cook which is often entrees and...

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Hot off the BBQ for Memorial Weekend: Chef Jeff Anderson Shares Tips, Tricks + RECIPES!!
May26

Hot off the BBQ for Memorial Weekend: Chef Jeff Anderson Shares Tips, Tricks + RECIPES!!

Just in time for the summer grilling season and Memorial Day, Chef Jeff Anderson will share his secrets for grilling and creating recipes that will impress your friends, family and favorite guests at any backyard BBQ. Discover how using quality ingredients ­– from Signature Farms, Signature Kitchens and Signature SELECT brands – will produce a chef-inspired difference in any meal, especially when entertaining at your backyard grill....

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Dole & Marvel Partner Up for “Avengers: Infinity War” Recipe Collection!
Apr27

Dole & Marvel Partner Up for “Avengers: Infinity War” Recipe Collection!

Just in time for this Friday’s release of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel and Dole have partnered to release 30 (thirty) character recipes inspired by Black Panther, Captain America, Black Widow, The Hulk, Iron Man and Thor. Part of the “Powering the Hero Within” healthy-eating alliance between the two brands, the recipes reflect each character’s origin story, personality or super-power. Just some examples designed to help moms and...

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Celebrating the Green!  St.  Patrick’s Day Going Green  with Meals!
Mar14

Celebrating the Green! St. Patrick’s Day Going Green with Meals!

If you are vegetarian or vegan you will find these recipes a great way to celebrate “the Green” of St. Patrick’s Day. Even if celebrating that “holiday” isn’t your goal, here are three great recipes that should give you some interesting dishes to prepare– all courtesy of ExploreCuisine.com       Green Lentil Penne with Deconstructed Pesto INGREDIENTS 1 package Explore Cuisine...

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Are You Dying For Mexican Food with Authentic Taste?  Frida’s Mexican Cuisine Is It!
Feb24

Are You Dying For Mexican Food with Authentic Taste? Frida’s Mexican Cuisine Is It!

I had heard about Frida’s Mexican Cuisine restaurant and the various iterations that are included by the brand like Frida’s Tacos- a fast-casual restaurant that serves the same recipes but suitable for someone who wants to get in, eat and get out! I had not been to either but I was invited by the brand’s PR to visit the Cerritos location which at the time was their newest restaurant. Disclosure: I was offered a...

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