Lidia Bastianich: Spaghetti and Meatballs

Lidia Bastianich is my spirit chef. If you’ve never watched her on Create TV, you should go watch her cook. Her passion for Italian food and her nurturing personality come through the TV and give you a big warm hug. Mm! If you don’t know about her (blasphemy BTW), then you may have seen her…

Martha Stewart: Jamaican Beef Pattys

Why didn’t I find a recipe for Jamaican patties from a site other than Martha Stewart? Because the authentic ones looked hard, and the ingredients they had were not readily available. I TURNED TO THE DOMESTIC GODDESS to show me how to make one of my favorite Jamaican treats. I made the dough and the…

On the Fly KimChi & Kurobuta Pork Belly Fried Rice

This comes with the disclaimer that this recipe was put together on the fly as a result of a random Korean food craving…so the measurements are going to be “just eyeball it” units. Also, the beauty of fried rice is, you can do anything you want with it. You can add this, omit that, whatever. Your…

Aashpazi: Kabab Koobideh (& Fixins by Me!)

Come on over for  Middle Eastern food for Sunday Supper y’all! My boyfriend and I tried this recipe out before and it was amazing the first time. I must say it was even more amazing the second time. We have tried out middle eastern restaurants all around Los Angeles County from a spot in Pasadena,…

Chef Anne Burrell: Rosemary Focaccia

How have I not shared this yet!! This was the first thing I made with the KitchenAid the boyfriend got me. I’m not a huge fan of baking and found myself staring at this kitchen appliance some people only dream of having and just drawing a blank. I had no idea what I could do…