Triple Fig Chicken & Wild Rice

I once again had the honor of writing a special recipe and photographing the dishes for Edible Phoenix. After writing for the Spring edition,  I was excited they agreed to my focus on FIGS in the summer!! It is my company’s name sake after all, but more importantly, figs are a wonderful part of the  summer…

Spring Harvest Tortilla Espanola

We had the privilege and honor of writing a Spring inspired recipe, paired with images, for the In Season feature of the publication Edible Phoenix.  We love seeing all of the local produce change seasonally, and spring becomes filled with the aromas of alliums! Garlic! Leeks! Green Onions!  So much flavor.  Pair with the humble…

Flamin’ Asian Dip Sandwich

 a.k.a. Dashi Dunk You’ve heard of the French Dip, or Beef on Weck? Well now, you’ve heard of the Flamin’ Asian Dip or the Dashi Dunk!  Just in time for Chinese New Year! That’s right, a delicious flame grilled patty of artisanal

Award Winning Cuban Mojo Black Bean Chili!!!!

PHOENIX PUBLIC MARKET CHILI THROW DOWN AWARD WINNING RECIPE!!  I’ve learned since moving here from South Florida last year, that Cuban food is often misunderstood here in Phoenix.  For one, yes it’s Latin, but no, it’s not spicy; at all!  Cuban food is about the ‘sofrito,’ lots of citrus, aromatics and black beans!  So although,…

Sunset Sauce over Sausage Spheres, with Tri-Color Quinoa

A Local Phoenix Farmer’s Market Collaboration Artisanal Wine Berry Sausage from The Proper Beast, paired with our own creamy Sunset Sauce!  We’ve collaborated with our farmer’s market neighbors at The Proper Beast to bring you a delicious meal, which includes their NEW Wine Berry Sausage, featuring sweet sultanas and lemony sumac. Perfectly paired with our…

Abuela’s Gazpacho

This simple and refreshing soup, with its roots deep in Andalusia Spain, is a perfect summer time meal. It’s light, yet full of deep flavors from our own special spice blend, Picasso’s Palate. Pair with Charred toast, or a blackberry and orange salsa crostini for a fun lunch in the sun !  Serves 4 to…

Spinach and Feta Hand Pies

Baked up some lovely healthy vegetarian spinach and feta hand pies for lunch today. I’m making it a meatless Wednesday before the big turkey day feast. Easy to make with herb infused pizza dough and a flavorful Middle Eastern inspired filling with garlic, onion, dill, red pepper and other lovely herbs. Hand food is good,…