EJ’s Bucatini

Hello to you, I hope this message finds you well! How am I doing? So thoughtful of you to ask, very well, well a bit tired, but very good, work is work, but coming home and creating a delicious dinner and sharing the experience with my family is priceless. Enjoying the daily monotonous activities and…

Help, I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!

Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas What about turning over that leaf, eating lite, feeling good, I’ve traded tofu for cream cheese, arugula pesto for ranch dressing, feeling good to feeling like a cat with a bird’s feather in its mouth. Have I fallen so far that theres no hope, could this be the end? Have no fear,…

This Street Food Is Bomb!

Pad Thai With Chicken and Tofu Happy Monday, I hope you had a great weekend and have survived your Monday. Well, tonight’s dish is delicious, its another Asian dish, my last post was Korean Barbecue Fried Chicken, delish, but tonight we travel to exotic Thailand. But you will not find this dish in the gold…

One Protein To Rule Them All!

Barbecue Chicken and Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Butter glaze Happy early summer to you, as I hope this message finds you well and at a time when you’re thinking, “what am I going to make for dinner tonight?” Well, this blog recipe won’t earn me any James Beard cooking award nominations. But I just…

I’m Having A Ball!

Penne With Chicken Parmesan Balls I can hear it now in my head as if it has been engraved in my soul my mother hollering at me, “Don’t play with the ball in the house!” Well, some lessons are never learned and with tonights super tasty feast, I’m breaking two of her rules, don’t play…

Friday Night Fiesta Is Fire!

Chicken Chorizo Cheesey Enchiladas Have you noticed a pattern, I start the week with nice and light entrées that are not too serious, but a little complex, kind of like having a nice meal with delightful conversation and perhaps some wine. And then comes Friday and the nice candlelit meal for two becomes a FRAT…

Just Hoisin Around.

Hoisin-Glazed Chicken Breasts My mother always told me not to play with my food, but with tonights dinner I was hoisin around with the plating for far too long. But this is a Chinese sauce, and being an asian dish, I wanted to present the food with clean lines and purposeful planning. I’m not sure…

Pronto Pesto And Presto…Perfecto!

  Spinach Pesto Pasta with Chicken Sausage Another tongue twister title, but this pasta is sooo good, your tongue will be anything but twisted! Who doesn’t like the delicious taste of basil, spinach, lemon, parmesan cheese, garlic and Italian sausage, oh hello, nobody I know! It’s very quick, very pronto, only about 35 minutes and…

31 Days Till Summer…Why Wait!

Grilled Lemon-Rosemary Chicken and Leeks There may be another 31 days until summer officially starts, but where I live in Southern California, it might as well be an early summer evening. And when I’m in shorts watching the sun melt into the cool blue pacific, I want to be outside lighting the grill! Can you…

Jumping Jambalaya!

  Smoked Sausage and Chicken Jambalaya You too will be jumping for joy after you taste your own Jambalaya sopping up the lovely spicy juices with your buttery rich cornbread, are you hungry yet? This is a great dish with just the right heat and with a buttery texture. If you like it hotter, oh…