Food + Recipes

Christmas Recipe: Eggnog Pie

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Eggnog, the sweet dairy-based and sometimes boozy beverage is making its annual comeback this week. That must mean one thing – it’s Christmas! This year, thanks to Flour & Co of San Francisco, CA, we’ve got the inside scoop on a great twist to the holiday classic. Once you’ve got those last-minute gifts wrapped and under the tree, enjoy a slice of this drool inducing Eggnog Pie. Booze included. Read More

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Thanksgiving Recipe – Brown Sugar Nut Pie

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Thanksgiving is just… two weeks away?  Yikes! The holiday season has once again managed to sneak up on us this year! Good thing we’re prepared… or at least slightly so. Turkey, check! Brussels sprouts with loads of bacon, check! Dessert… right. Who’s the baker in this family again?
The art of baking can be a daunting task. We know. But don’t you fret! We’ve got an easy recipe for a great spin on pecan pie… because, let’s face it, who doesn’t love pecan pie?

Emily Day, baking expert and owner of Flour & Co, a modern American bakery located in Nob Hill of San Francisco, CA, shares her favorite autumn-themed pie recipe! This nutty, gooey and not overly-sweet dessert has got us rethinking the classic! Read More

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Thanksgiving Recipe – Warm Brussel Sprout Salad

A la Napa Valley Grille's Taylor Boudreaux

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As fun as Thanksgiving potlucks can be, the question is always “what do I bring?” Here’s a delicious Warm Brussel Sprout Salad from Napa Valley Grille’s Taylor Broudreaux! Yum: Read More

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National Zucchini Day!

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National holiday or not, zucchini is pretty damn delicious. So in honor of National Zucchini Day(Thursday, August 8th) and just eatting zucchini, here’s a fun and healthy no cook vegetarian recipe ala FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place from Executive Chef Pascal Lorange! Read More

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Mama An’s Pho from chef Helene An

This Vietnamese style chicken noodle soup includes health promoting ingredients such as onions – recognized by the World Health Organization[WHO] to help sooth symptoms of the flu – ie. coughs, congestion, and respiratory infections, ginger – used as an herbs to treat a “cold” to improve blood flow and decrease symptoms of respiratory infections, and garlic – an antiviral, antibacterial on contact, and an immune system booster. Here is a recipe of Mama An’s Pho created by House of An’s Helene An. Now you can make it and soothe yourself! Read More

Emeril Lagasse’s French Dip Sandwich for the Super Bowl

BAM Sandwich! Sorry, couldn't resist...

French Dip and the Super Bowl go together like Emeril and his table. Here’s a French Dip Sandwich recipe from celebrity chef and star of Emeril’s Table, Emeril Lagasse. Read More

Togarashi Edamame Beans by chef Gabe Caliendo of the Lazy Dog Café

Skip the chips

Don’t want to munch on chips during your Superbowl party? Chef Gabe Caliendo over at Lazy Dog Café has a healthier option. This dish is available at all nine of their locations in Southern California. Here is the recipe for Togarashi Edamame Beans. Read More

Whole Preserved Lemons from food writer Dinah Corley

Here is a Whole Preserved Lemons recipe from Dinah Corley‘s Gourmet Gifts — 100 Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion to Make Yourself and Wrap with Style. Read More

Antioxidant-rich Blueberry Mini Muffins for your dog from Lucy Postins

From the healthy pet food cookbook 'Made of Love' by Lucy Postins

If you’ve ever wanted to share a heart felt meal with your dog, consider these Antioxidant-rich Blueberry Mini Muffins from Lucy Postins, author of the healthy pet food cookbook Made of Love. Read More

Horchata from Rebecca Subbiah

I was recently in Tampa, FL and went to the famous Taco Bus for dinner where I had my first horchata. I know I am way behind, but what a fun drink. Although served cold, with the addition of cinnamon it kind of makes it a fall drink too. Its easy to make and makes a refreshing change. That’s the beauty of trying new foods while traveling, you get to come home and add a new recipe to your repertoire. Read More

Shine Punch made with MOONSHINE

Made with a spirit dating back to a Prohibition Era bootlegger

After speaking to Chuck a while back, we now have an easy to-do cocktail recipe you can try with MOONSHINE, a corn whiskey crafted by 3rd generation master distiller Chuck Miller. Read More

Pumpkin Pie Cocktail from Steven Ashworth of Terranea Resort

Steven Ashworth‘s seasonal drink is available at both the Lobby Bar, Living Room & Terrace and signature restaurant, mar’sel at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Read More

Spicy Bacon Cheddar Biscuits for Thanksgiving

Tired of that boring bland biscuit? Spice up your holiday season with this Spicy Bacon Cheddar Biscuit recipe to serve as a compliment to your meat of choice or just to have on its own. Read More

The ‘Heads Up’ from Alex Day of Proprietors LLC

Video recipe created & presented by Alex at their 'test bar' Chapter and Verse

The Heads Up is a cocktail Alex Day describes as an “adult soda.” Preparing the ingredients is best left to the video while making the drink is fairly straightforward. Read More

Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip Bread

It's a big slice of heavenly carbohydrate

When the temperatures plummet and all you need is a big slice of heavenly carbohydrate, look to this sweet and hearty cake-bread studded with spicy cinnamon chips. Here’s a recipe for Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip Bread. Read More

Sculpin Fish Tacos from chef Daniel Roberts of Cafe del Rey

Cafe del Rey‘s Chef Daniel Roberts‘ recipe for So Cal’s locally caught Sculpin works with any fish that you’d make a taco out of. Read More

Lentil du Puy from chef David Féau of The Royce

Here is a special recipe and one of the most popular dishes at The Royce from chef David Féau at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA.
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Guotie Pot Stickers from cookbook ‘Feeding the Dragon’

Another recipe from Mary Kate Tate and Nate Tate

Didn’t get a chance to see the first recipe? Here is another from the book “Feeding the Dragon.” Here’s the recipe for Guotie Pot Stickers. Read More