Spiced Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

I’m often asked how I create new dishes or find ideas on how to pair flavors. Sometimes I’m falling asleep and I think of something delicious, but more often I find inspiration from browsing the work of other cooks. I’ll see something in a magazine, on a menu, or in a cookbook that sounds amazing and…

Grilled Strip Steak with Roasted Orange and Pistachio Beets

My apologies for being a bit sparse with new recipes. This past week has been FILLED with cooking, but not a whole lot of downtime. I love what I do! It’s so fun being able to feed people and feed them well. This dish works surprisingly well for both warm nights on the patio or…

Stuffed Dates

Though uncommon, sometimes I am asked to cover a shift at trader joe’s working Demo . Many people know it as the sample place, snack corner… or, if you’re a free-loading pig, it’s lunch.  Either way, I’m never totally stoked about these shifts. Something about the general public, free food, and a predetermined, unhealthy TJ’s…