Lita Sandwich

Taco Lita since 1967 The tacos at Taco Lita are not authentic Mexican tacos.  They are for gringos, but very good for what they are.  Taco Lita is all about their signature little packets of sauce, which is so addictive, I always bring a stash home to have with my homemade tacos. The Lita Sandwich, […]

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  August 1, 2014   1 comment

Corner Bakery $50 Gift Card Giveaway!

The Corner Bakery invited me to a media and food bloggers event to unveil several of their new menu items. This summer, Southern California guests can satisfy their cravings with new menu items, including Buttermilk Pancakes with Berries and the Spicy Asian Pork Hot Toasted Sandwich, beginning July 1. Light and fluffy, the made-to-order Buttermilk […]

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  June 25, 2014   4 comments
101 Hamburger Ideas!

101 Hamburger Ideas!

What are you going to grill this weekend? Here are a few ideas! 101 Hamburger Ideas! 1. Pepperoni Pizza Burger: grilled burger covered with pepperoni, Mozzarella cheese and pizza sauce. 2. Verde Burger: grilled ground beef mixed with seasoned garlic, topped with piquant Italian Verde sauce made with parsley, onions and capers. 3. Classic Burger: […]

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  May 23, 2014   No comments

Shake Shack ShackBurger

Shake Shack originated as a hot dog cart in Manhattan in 2004 and has now grown to 21 locations across the United States with another 13 international locations. They are known for their shakes, fries, hot dogs and of course burgers.  The secret to the ShackBurger is the blend of sirloin, chuck and brisket beef. […]

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  February 14, 2014   No comments

Egg & Avocado Salad

Being a huge fan of egg salad and avocados, this is a marriage made in heaven. You can adjust this recipe to your own tastes. photo © 2012 You As A Machine , Flickr [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:239]

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  August 15, 2013   1 comment

Melt It! a grilled cheese co.

Yesterday, I was invited to try a new restaurant in Pasadena.  It’s called Melt It! a grilled cheese co.  I consider myself a bit of an expert in the world of grilled cheese, having competed in the Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational in 2011 in Los Angeles.  I did not win, but my recipe , came […]

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  December 5, 2012   2 comments

Ground Chicken and Blue Cheese Burgers

I was watching an episode of Restaurant Impossible with Robert Irvine and he made these ground chicken burgers.  I think it would be a great addition to your BBQ along with regular burgers. Ground Chicken and Blue Cheese Burgers Serves 4 Tarragon Aioli 1/2 cup mayo 1 Tbs roasted garlic puree 1 Tbs minced fresh […]

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  August 6, 2012   1 comment