I headed south of the border and took off for a real vacation to Los Cabos, Mexico. Here’s a video, some pictures, as well as a few food places I found along the way.
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A vegetarian summer salad recipe inspired by my vacation to Mexico — with cumin toasted corn, roasted poblanos, tomatoes, feta, and a cilantro-pumpkin seed dressing.
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A super easy dessert of puff pastry tarts filled with cardamom-mascarpone cream and orange juice-soaked strawberries.
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A healthy recipe for Filipino-style chicken sisig tacos that make a fabulous make-ahead meal or an easy weeknight dinner.
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A healthy, vegetarian recipe for spaghetti and meatballs made with spaghetti squash and quinoa meatballs.
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One of the most common questions I get asked is what I cook when I’m not cooking.
Between recipe testing, styling, and shooting, work leaves me with plenty of leftovers, but there are a few easy, quick recipes I always rely on and have “most” of the ingredients on hand. (Meaning, I keep the dry ingredients as pantry staples so I only have to stop by the store for a handful of fresh things.) I’m going to start sharing these easy weeknight recipes with you beginning with Pad Thai.
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Today was très amusant! I woke up to throw together a 1920s French-themed party and share it with my friends on Access Hollywood Live. Seeing as I’ve been working with Moet & Chandon a French-ified party seemed parfait. So, I donned my best 1920s makeup, decorated with a mix of modern metallics and vintage glasses, and assembled an assortment of finger foods with classic French flavors.
Here’s a few tips I passed on, a menu inspired by classic French foods, and a few behind-the-scenes snapshots of the food I prepared.
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This Chocolate Pistachio Wafer Wedge Recipe is an easy, last-minute yet elegant chocolate and pistachio dessert recipe to throw together for your Valentine.
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Whether you love it or despise it, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. While I’m not one for sappiness, it’s a perfect time to celebrate those you cherish, whether you’re cooking for them or buying something sweet.
These are a few items that say “Valentine’s” to me be it in the vintage design, the indulgent factor, or just as a celebration of the romantic.
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