Edible Flower Ice Cubes

Edible flower ice cubes are a great way to preserve flowers and make an easy and elegant addition to your drinks.


Katz’s Deli

A trip to New York City wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the iconic Katz’s Deli. Famous for their pastrami sandwiches, the deli has been around since 1888 and was also the setting...


Broccoli Bread Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

This low carb, gluten free broccoli “bread” is derived from my broccoli pizza crust and works wonderfully for grilled cheese sandwiches. The combination of melted cheddar cheese and broccoli reminds me of my childhood....


Moniker General (Coffee)

Moniker General is a retail store, brewery and coffee bar located in Liberty Station. The spacious place has plenty of room for lounging and drinking coffee, shopping for various home goods, and they also...


New Cookbook Announcement

I have some news to share. My second cookbook, Dump Cakes from Scratch, releases today! When I published my first cookbook, it was a dream come true. And to think that now I have a...


Flourless Nutella Banana Bread

This flourless Nutella banana bread is moist, rich, and fluffy all at the same time. It’s also ridiculously easy to make. You throw all your ingredients into a blender, pour it out into a...


Fig and Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Fresh figs drizzled with honey and melted brie cheese. This is a great way to enjoy figs. I love fig season and I wish it wasn’t so short. I actually never ate a fresh fig until...


Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Gyu-Kaku is a Japanese-style BBQ restaurant chain, with many locations throughout the US and other countries. We’ve passed by the one in San Diego many times, always seeing the crowd gathered outside, but had...


Levain Bakery

During our recent trip to New York City, I finally got to try the famous chocolate chip cookies from Levain Bakery. The bakery is known for their chocolate chip walnut cookie, with each one weighing a whopping...


Sizzling Pot King

Sizzling Pot King is a Chinese restaurant specializing in dry hot pots. The restaurant replaced Qi Wei, a similar-style restaurant, towards the end of last year and has been quite popular. I wasn’t very...