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My Kitchen

TOP FIVE IN LA: FAITH AND FLOWER

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  If you follow my food section you would know that It’s been a little while since I’ve reviewed a restaurant. And let me tell you why: I’ve been getting pickier and pickier by the day. Talent in the art of food has become better and more competitive, but consistency to me is still key.…

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YOU HAVE TO TRY THIS STEAK

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  Be careful because if you’re reading this and you’re a vegan, I’m about to really piss you off so for that, I’m sorry. I’m a carnivore at heart I can’t help it. On the other if you’re a meat lover, then you’re about to fall in love with me , so yeah, be careful…

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THE ULTIMATE HEIRLOOM SALAD

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  This might be the world’s most flavorful salad without lettuce. If you buy the correct ingredients that is. Every chef or home chef will tell you and if they can speak in caps lock they would say ALWAYS BUY THE BEST INGREDIENTS IF YOU WANT THE BEST DISH! INGREDIENTS: 3 ripe heirloom tomatoes, cut…

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THE BEST PASTA IS THE GREENEST PASTA

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  I’m mediterranean, so my love for rice and pasta is something that’s unbreakable and quite frankly ever lasting. I made peace with that and I’m not really trying to change it. I’ll just work around it. So I wanted to share with you my green green pasta that I made when experimenting one day…

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AVOCADO AND BUTTER LETTUCE SALAD

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This is one of my favorite summer salads. I love making this after a long day of bike riding or hanging out in the hot summer sun. It’s so refreshing, simple, bright and healthy. Great combo! Ingredients : 2 or 3 Avocados 1 head of butter lettuce, washed, base removed, leaves separated but left whole.…

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BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

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  The theme has been pretty steady, it’s the holidays and everything I’m making in my kitchen, shows it. I had butternut squash for the first time about a year ago and it tastes just like what the name claims it tastes like! It’s buttery, nutty, hearty, and oh so so delicious. This soup is…

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CINNAMON ALMOND COFFEE *HOLIDAY SPECIAL

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  It’s my favorite time of the year because when it comes to eating or drinking I feel a little more free to experiment and make yummy things with accompanied with little to no guilt. My favorite thing about christmas mornings is gathering with family, drinking egg nog or delicious aroma filled coffees and teas…

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Pre-Thanksgiving hors d’oeuvres

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  Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year. I mean of course it is, since I can actually eat anything I want with absolutely no guilt and have a very valid reason for it. I’m also known to be a great host for parties and holiday get togethers. Why? I’m not quite…

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HEIRLOOM TOMATO AND FETA CHEESE SALAD

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  Here’s one of my favourite salads terrific on pretty much any day. Heirloom tomatoes have a unique sweetness about them which makes them a perfect way to add a flavorful twist to a salad. I made this salad one day when I was in a hurry and all I had time to do was…

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SUMMERTIME SHRIMP CEVICHE

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  On hot days you crave bright citrus and colorful cold dishes. This ceviche is delicious and refreshing, and it makes for a perfect summer party dish. Ingredients: 1 pound shrimp, heads and tails removed, deveined 1 whole jalapeño seeded and sliced into very thin circles 1 small red pepper seeded and diced 1 whole…

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