Wavy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

sweet potatoes

I love sweet potatoes and prepare them in some form or another just about every week. Roasting them is one of my favorite ways, since it’s so simple and really brings out the natural flavors. I don’t care for sweetened…

The Phoenix Club Brunch – Anaheim, CA

Assorted Cakes

The Phoenix Club Sunday Buffet 1340 S. Sanderson Avenue Anaheim, California 92806 Ph: (714) 563-4166 info@thephoenixclub.com I’ve lived in Orange County for a couple of decades and this was my first time to go to The Phoenix Club. Now that…

Purple Mashed Potatoes ~ Yes, Please!

purple mashed potatoes

Aren’t these mashed potatoes fun?!?! They aren’t dyed. I didn’t do anything strange to them. All I did was peel, slice, boil and mash. The only ingredients other than the potatoes are butter, milk and salt – perfectly normal. The…

Pink Pumpkins

Pink Pumpkin

Yes, these pumpkins are pink! These are a new hybrid variety called Porcelain Doll Pumpkins. The insides are bright orange, just like you would expect from a pumpkin. The pumpkins come in a variety of shapes, sizes and shades of…

Strawberry Cucumber Wrap

strawberry cucumber wrap

Strawberry Cucumber Wrap Ingredients for each wrap: 1 Flour Tortilla 1 Large Strawberry (or a couple of small ones), sliced 4 Slices of Cucumber, peeled Sprouts* Optional – Balsamic Vinegar or salt Instructions: Layer strawberry and cucumber slices on tortilla…

Ginger Cookies

ginger cookies

Ginger Cookies by Chef Tom Fraker of Melissa’s Produce Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted buter, softened 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 T finely minced fresh ginger 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour…