Posts tagged "the cuisinerd"
Message In A Bottle: Unique Wine Gifts To Accompany Your Summertime Vino

Message In A Bottle: Unique Wine Gifts To Accompany Your Summertime Vino

For me (and most), summer is a mandatory time of year when wine should be enjoyed outdoors on the daily. Yes, I know that not all parts of the world have as mild of weather as California, but even us temperate-tamed peeps take special note when the days start getting longer and the wine is...
Hey Daddy-O! Father's Day Recipes & Food-Centric Gift DIY For HGTV.COM

Hey Daddy-O! Father’s Day Recipes & Food-Centric Gift DIY For HGTV.COM

If you follow along on instagram, you’ve probably noticed a whole bunch of crafty business happening behind the scenes around these parts. As an independent creative, it’s pretty exciting that each week brings an array of surprise work your way. You never know what new projects you’re going to be tackling (be it recipes, local...
Mobile Speakeasy: Bar Cart Design, White Negroni Cocktail & Jazz

Mobile Speakeasy: Bar Cart Design, White Negroni Cocktail & Jazz

There are only so many ties and coffee mugs you can gift your Father this time of year. Buying the man who claims he’s already got everything he needs is an intimidating fete at best. A fete that gets harder as an adult because apparently finger paintings are no longer being accepted around these parts…darn....
Modern French Kitchen Design & Californian Nicoise Salad Recipe

Modern French Kitchen Design & Californian Nicoise Salad Recipe

I have never been to Paris. It’s been on my list of travel desires for nearly two decades and I’ve somehow managed to find myself in many other places but. Thankfully I live in a city with countless local Parisian escapes, where I can pretend streets are made of cobblestone and that chic striped shirts and...
Silk Soy Milk: Now That Tastes Like A Party

Silk Soy Milk: Now That Tastes Like A Party

Certain things can become mundane and feel a bit routine in life. Let’s face it we all get into ruts..Like eating the same flax seed flakes in the morning or tossing in the ol’ usual suspects into a blender. Guilty as charged. So when Silk Soy Milk asked me try out their new taste I...
Health Warrior Recipe In A Box: Acai Berry Chia Bar Smoothie

Health Warrior Recipe In A Box: Acai Berry Chia Bar Smoothie

I am one lucky lucky, let me tell you! Over the past few years I’ve gotten some awesome surprise deliveries. Like the time 24 perfectly bubble-wrapped avocados arrived in need of a signature and a case of ol’ blue eyes showed up asking to be used in a new recipe….annnnd just recently this here “recipe...
The Korean Restaurant Guide, Los Angeles

The Korean Restaurant Guide, Los Angeles

Recently my blog-buddy, neighbor and good friend Mr Nathan Hazard set out on the streets of Los Angeles’ Koreatown on an adventure with me to test drive a brand spankin’ new Korean Restaurant Guide Book. This obsession of indulging in a Korean feast together started a few weeks ago when we were both swooned by...
Emerald Inspired Design For Your Kitchen & Table: It's So Easy Being Green

Emerald Inspired Design For Your Kitchen & Table: It’s So Easy Being Green

Who says this time of year has to be about shamrocks and rainbows?! Who says you have to dye your food weird colors in order to celebrate? That is so not happening! Spring has sprung and I want my house to look like the smell of fresh cut grass. Yes, I’m talking about green, baby!...
Gonna Dress You Up In My Love: Four Easy Vinaigrette Recipes To Make Now

Gonna Dress You Up In My Love: Four Easy Vinaigrette Recipes To Make Now

You know what perplexes me? Salad dressing….in bottle form. It’s one of life’s unnecessary pantry occupiers. A secret money pit filled with too much salt, too little excitement and…well, I am here today celebrating the vida loca and three plus years sans store-bought dressing. That’s right, 100% scratch-ola vinaigrettes and I eat salads on the...
Holiday Bites III: Yam Sliders With Tangy Celery Salad

Holiday Bites III: Yam Sliders With Tangy Celery Salad

Sure Santa might be snoozing on a cot somewhere deep in the South Pacific by now, but holiday-timing is far from being over.  This week between family dinner parties, home town reunions and New Years toasts is peek time for those unexpected/last minute party appetizer needs. Yikes, right?! But now is not the time to...
Holiday Toolbox: Kitchen Essentials For Your Upcoming Feast

Holiday Toolbox: Kitchen Essentials For Your Upcoming Feast

Feasting season is upon us and it’s time to run your kitchen like the tight battleship your grandma would approve of. Dull knives? Splattered party dress? Overcooked bird?! GASP! Not on my watch. If you are manning the holiday dinner duties you must be prepared with some simple, yet high quality, kitchen classics. ProCook UK...
Bing In The Holidays: Food Inspired Gifts For Kids & Pets

Bing In The Holidays: Food Inspired Gifts For Kids & Pets

How is Christmas only a week away!? How is it that every year the season sneaks up on us even when we’ve started planning (at least what was thought to be) earlier than usual?! Bah!! Santa – you are a winter ninja! As you may know, my holiday gift hunt was challenged this year by...