Purple Sweet Potato Haupia Pie

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Take 2 of my purple sweet potato haupia pie was a total success! The first attempt was a disaster..pasty and starchy pie with bland crust. I knew I had to give these gorgeous purple potatoes the attention that it deserves. Now this is what I’m talkin’ about when I say “eat the rainbow”…have you seen […]

Peruvian Cilantro and Turkey Soup (Aguadito de Cava) #SundaySupper

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I had such a fun time thinking up an idea for this week’s Thanksgiving leftover #SundaySupper theme. Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE, love day-after turkey sandwiches on thick cut bread with cold cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes. I start dreaming of it on November 1st, no joke. In fact, every year, Joe and […]

Brussel Sprout Salad with Pistachios and Pecorino

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Before we get into the recipe, I wanted to ask you to please vote for my passion fruit bars in the LA Times Cookie Contest! I entered 2 years ago and won (you can check it out here) and would LOVE to win it again!! All you need is Facebook and click HERE to vote!  […]

Easy Apple Strudel

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Times like this call for easy cures. After a long day of the start of Holiday hustle dance, a sweet treat is in order. Too tired to make a perfectly chilled pie crust but quick enough to thaw puff pastry for 30 minutes. This easy apple strudel will cure those sweet tooth woes. Puff pastry […]

Savory Sausage and Onion Bread Pudding

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I’d like to introduce you to my new bff , savory sausage and onion bread pudding. I think you all will get along very, very nicely. A not so distant cousin to your favorite Thanksgiving stuffing with close friends in the bread pudding group, this isn’t your ‘average every year the same thing stuffing’. This […]