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A Little Twist for Your BBQ

 

 When it’s warm out, I love to BBQ. It’s the last few days of summer, so grab a cold-one, grill up your chicken or meat, and before you serve, jazz it up with your favorite BBQ sauce, but with a little twist (of fresh orange juice that is). Your dish would be […]

My Paella Recipe

 

 A big part of recipe building is taking an idea and making it your own. Almost everything has already been done under the sun, but you can still put a unique spin on it. For my paella, I use the traditional arborio rice, prawns, clams, chicken and saffron, but for […]

What is Paella?

 

 I love to expose people to new foods that they can’t normally get without travelling great distances. There is a vast amount of cultural experiences that many will never discover. So let’s come to the table and visit Spain. Paella (pah-eh-ya) is one of those traditional dishes that heralds from Valencia, Spain […]

Picking Out a Recipe

 

 Picking a new recipe to try can be a lot of fun. Tasting the final product is even more fun. As one of the judges for the Last Recipe Standing Contest, we read through several recipes, looking for the ones that made our mouth water. We narrowed them down to 8. Then they went […]

Who Judges Your Cooking?

 

 Do you watch Top Chef, Iron Chef, Hell’s Kitchen or Chopped? Reality TV has stepped into the restaurant kitchen featuring all the drama and flavor foodies are looking for. You ask, “Is it really that intense and crazy in the kitchen?” Absolutely! I have participated in many cooking competitions and timed […]