Green Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Who doesn’t love Mexican food?  Here in SoCal, it’s a staple in nearly every household and I grew up eating some of the best in the nation because we had a huge Hispanic population in my home town of San Pedro. While I’m pretty sure this isn’t an actual “Mexican” dish as much as a…

The Well Stock(pil)ed Kitchen

Just as planning a menu in advance goes a long way to insuring a successful meal, having specific items available in your kitchen all or most of the time means you will be ready to whip up something delicious at a moments’ notice. I call these The Stockables.  (Or, thanks to the Quarantine, the Stockpile-Ables.)…

Surviving The Quarantine (or How Cooking Is Saving My Sanity)

We’ve been on lock-down here in California for 5 weeks or so now.  As with the rest of humanity, I imagine, I find myself waking up each morning thinking, ‘WHAT JUST HAPPENED?” Welcome to the Corona Virus Pandemic of 2020. I’m more fortunate than many.  Thankfully, we’re all healthy.  Not a single member of my…