Appetizers

GUACAMOLE WITH MANGO

GUACAMOLE WITH MANGO

INGREDIENTS 3 ripe organic avocados, sliced open, and pits removed. Use a tablespoon to remove the avocado meat from the peel, and place it in a glass bowl along with the lemon juice 4- tablespoons organic fresh lemon juice 1/2 ripe organic mango peeled and  chopped...

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4TH OF JULY! BEST HOT DOGS IN TOWN!

CELEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY WITH GOOD OLD FASHION NEW YORK HOTDOGS WITH AUTHENTIC ONION SAUCE!  I bring out this recipe every year because it's my most requested recipe for summer outdoor eating! Everyone LOVES the onion sauce that I got right from a New York hot dog...

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GREAT FIND, KERMANIG FOCACCIA BREAD

I found this amazing Authentic Local Armenian Bakery, "KERMANIG "I'm absolutely addicted to their focaccia bread. I love it soft and warm right of the oven. Brush it lightly with extra virgin olive oil and top with dried rosemary, oregano, thyme, and Greek Feta...

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SALMON PIZZA ON CRISPY HASHBROWNS

SALMON PIZZA ON CRISPY HASHBROWNS

ON THE MENU FOR CHRISTMAS BRUNCH! INGREDIENTS  2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter 1 tablespoon of Sunflower oil 1 pound of frozen hash brown potatoes 2 teaspoons of kosher salt and cracked black pepper GARNISH Additional sour cream 6 to 8 ounces of Norwegen...

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Potato Plates, Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche

Potato Plates, Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche

POTATO PLATES, SMOKED SALMON WITH CREME FRAICHE I was inspired by Chef Wolfgang Puck many years ago when he served up a new pizza combination in the early days of Spago! He took his unbelievable tasting pizza dough rolled it thin, and baked it to perfection with...

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SPRING ROLLS WITH 3 DIPPING SAUCES!

SPRING ROLLS WITH 3 DIPPING SAUCES!

One of my favorite ways to eat lots of raw, fresh, crunchy, colorful, flavorful vegetables is to roll them in rice paper. I end up eating 4 to 5 spring rolls at a sitting, they’re that good! You are eating a virtual rainbow of colors! These little packages of...

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Game Day Chicken Wings

Game Day Chicken Wings

Super Easy Game Day Chicken Wings Yes, Super Bowl and Chicken Wings are a given so here is a recipe that is super easy. It only takes 40 minutes and doesn’t involve frying! It’s basically a bake, and serve recipe (with lots of napkins on the side). These wings are...

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Ouzo Cured Salmon

Ouzo Cured Salmon

Once again I turn to my favorite Greek restaurant Kokkari in San Francisco for a recipe from their fabulous cookbook, "KOKKARI". I had dinner there just a few weeks ago and I ordered the Cured Salmon as an appetizer, it was simply amazing! I had never tasted salmon...

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Tomato Salsa!

Tomato Salsa!

TOMATO SALSA I put salsa on everything, I just love it. You will always find fresh salsa in my refrigerator. I have it for breakfast with my eggs, any style. I LOVE it in burritos, grilled cheese sandwich's, taco's, grilled chicken and shrimp. Yes, I've even tossed it...

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Sliders

Sliders

SLIDERS Serves 2 dozen When I make these sliders I can't keep up with the demand, they are just so juicy and delicious! They are the perfect bite size morsels to serve for movie night, light lunch or dinner, or the Super Bowl, it's always a huge hit!  I use...

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