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One Steak Dinner, One Night in LA

My husband and I packed up our lives, threw them into a budget truck, and hauled our butts all the way across the country, to make a new home in LA. California is absolutely beautiful, the weather is amazing, the views are fantastic, the people are friendly. Life is good. So is the food!

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Seduce Your Boyfriend With These Three Cooking Techniques

Want him to be attracted to you and only you? Cook for him. Yes, we all know the saying the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Your guy may not know the difference between a pencil skirt and a peplum skirt but he sure knows what he’s eating. Impress him with your cooking techniques.

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Cheddar Potato Pancakes – Secret Recipe Club!

Cheddar filled potato pancakes topped with crispy bacon and a fried egg. Secret Recipe Club post!

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Parmesan Zucchini Pasta – The Secret Recipe Club

Tweet Hi loves! It’s been a while, no I didn’t fall off the face of the earth. Since my bachelorette party I’ve been a little under the weather. Two Mondays in a row of sore throat and sinus pain…I hate being sick. It interferes with my ability to be in the kitchen! Darn it! And [...]

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Favorite BBQ Recipes, a Giveaway & a Winner!!

Tweet Summer is approaching fast! I love it! Some of my favorite things about Summer are the beach & BBQs! Seriously who doesn’t love sun, sand, grills & food?? I’ve posted some really awesome recipes over the past year or so and I’m absolutely amazed that I haven’t posted a recipe for my mom’s potato [...]

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Zucchini Rolls w/ Herbed Goat Cheese & Roasted Peppers

Tweet This past weekend my sister’s fiance decided to throw her a surprise birthday party. She was clueless! My mom and I were trying to think of ways to keep her out of her house all day. Thank goodness we’re both engaged, we went and looked at a possible location for her wedding, had some [...]

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Chicken Wrapped in Bacon – A Childhood Favorite

Tweet When I was old enough to cook on my own, this was one of my go to meals. My mom used to make it and I was completely obsessed. I called it “Chicken Wrapped in Bacon w/ Cream Cheese & Chives”. I actually had a photo of my friend and I with a sign [...]

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Crab Hushpuppies

Tweet Have you ever had a hushpuppy? Sadly, my first was just two years ago. They were so good (Justin Timberlake totally rocks the southern bar food) that I wished I had ordered another plate of them for my meal. And then, I wished I had been eating them for the 25 years prior to [...]

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Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops & Sauteed Rainbow Swiss Chard

Tweet It’s almost Friday, which makes me happy. I just love the weekends. Might have something to do with the non-love for my job. Of just the fact that I get to do what I want when I want. Totally getting off track here! I made these pork chops the other night and I was [...]

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Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon & Brown Butter Lobster Risotto

Tweet If you can’t already tell we had an extremely decadent and rich dinner on Tuesday. I eased you in with the chocolate lava cake, then went straight into the drinkable taleggio cheese sauce served with oven roasted prosciutto wrapped asparagus but you’re yet to see the main event! It was really two parts, I’m [...]

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