My boyfriend’s Mom cooked a delicious ham for Christmas so I swiped her ham bone and took it home to my freezer. As soon as a rainy day came our way (rare in Los Angeles) I took that sucker out and made us some split pea soup.Read more
I’m not kidding you. These cookies are HEAV-EN-LY!! These are, in my personal opinion, the best damn cookies I’ve ever made. They are inspired by the tales of my Sister going on and on about Ben’s Cookies.Read more
On the right is my Carrot Cake Cheesecake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting! On the left is my Ginger Berry Pie (which will be in my next blog post and it’s AMAZING too!)
You guys!Read more
This pan-fried, butter-coated chicken is close to the signature dish that was once served at some Palm restaurants.
It’s helpful to have an instant-read thermometer for monitoring the chicken.Read more
Earlier this year I lost my neighbor Vivian Berghino. We’ve lived next door to Ed & Vivian Berghino for over 5 years now. They were brother and sister connected at the hip.Read more
to get depressed! I don’t know about you but as much as I am happy around the holidays, I get a little depressed too. Soooo there’s nothing like a cookie to cure that depression!Read more
My name is Ryan Black and I’m a comfort food junkie.
Is it even possible to NOT like comfort food? I have no idea. I have no real grasp on that.Read more
For as long as I’ve been an adult people have always assumed and asked if I’m from the south. I am from south of L.A. and South of California, but I’m not from any region of the “South”Read more
The Aloha spirit has been all around me the last couple of weeks. I was genuinely concerned for the fragile islands this weekend with fear of the Tsunami washing away the beachcombers.Read more
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore!!
Ah pizza. Italy’s invention, America’s obsession. Pizza is such a personal thing. Everyone has an opinion on their favorite pizzas.Read more