Boneless BBQ Short Ribs


Last weekend, we celebrated my Mom’s birthday at a fabulous restaurant in El Segundo called Paul Martin’s. My Mom ordered their short ribs, and much to my good fortune, she wasn’t able to finish them, so I got to take the leftovers home. All I have to say is… WOW… incredibly delicious! I decided toContinue reading “Boneless BBQ Short Ribs”

Slow Cooker Hoppin’ John


If you’re not familiar with Hoppin’ John, it is a dish served in the Southern United States consisting of black-eyed peas (or field peas) and rice, with chopped onion and sliced bacon, seasoned with a bit of salt. Some people substitute ham hock, or country sausage for the conventional bacon; a few use green peppersContinue reading “Slow Cooker Hoppin’ John”

Cornish Game Hens


I decided to go a little non-traditional this Thanksgiving, and make cornish hens instead of turkey. I’ve never made them before, and am so glad I did… they were truly incredible. Seriously. I combined two recipes, one was for a turkey breast, and have to say, it’s a brilliant combo. I will tell you thereContinue reading “Cornish Game Hens”

A Modified Version of Shrimp and Grits


As you may, or may not know, I looooooooove shrimp and grits! While my earlier recipe on here is one of my all-time favorites, this one is simply delicious. I was watching The Chew on Friday, and Carla Hall made a dish called “Swamp Thing”, which was her healthier version of shrimp and grits. OnceContinue reading “A Modified Version of Shrimp and Grits”

Garlic-Thyme Burgers with Grilled Tomato


Here’s a nice alternative to spruce up the tradition burger. Very flavorful and easy to make. Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light mag Ingredients 1  tbsp  chopped fresh thyme 1/2  tsp  kosher salt 1/4  tsp  freshly ground black pepper 2  garlic cloves, minced 1  lb  ground sirloin 4  (1/2-inch-thick) slices beefsteak tomato 1  tbsp Dijon mustard 4  (2-ounce) KaiserContinue reading “Garlic-Thyme Burgers with Grilled Tomato”