Thai Coconut Tapioca with Mango

This dessert is sweet with a noticeable hint of salt. It’s addictively yummy and so easy to make–perfect for those lazy summer days.   Mango with Tapioca Pearls serves 4 15 minutes active Ingredients 1 ripe mangos, peeled and cut into small dice Β½ cup small dried tapioca pearls 1 can (13.5 oz) coconut milk…

Summertime is for Summer Rolls

Though Thai food is my favorite food to eat, Vietnamese is a close second. Like Thai food, Vietnamese food uses lots of fresh ingredients, a variety of herbs, and fish sauce and lime juice make an appearance in most dishes. Vietnamese food is not only incredibly flavorful, but it’s also healthy. Always a bonus! Here…

Mini Trees

I grew up with parents who asked that I eat everything on my plate. That included steamed, mushy yellow squash (I still reflexively gag when I think about it), steamed Brussels sprouts (I only do roasted sprouts, thank you), and limp broccoli. I’d have to close my eyes, and after much protestation, I’d cry and…

Perfect Softies! (Plus Tips for Mommies)

You may have noticed that I love eggs. I think many many people love eggs too. But not everyone knows how to make eggs that are just perfect. I’ve practiced a lot over the years and I want to share how to make the perfect versions of my favorite ways to eat eggs. In our…

For Billionaires and Babes, the Perfect Pasta Sauce

My most current experience as a private chef was working for one of the wealthiest men in the world, Ron Perelman. He owns Revlon. I no longer buy Revlon products. That’s not the point of my story though. I barely ate pasta until I started cooking for the Perelman family. Pasta has never been a…

Perfect Sunnies

What food is more representative of breakfast than an egg? There are so many ways to cook an egg, but one of my favorites is two eggs, sunny side up. Molly, founder of Bluebonnet Babies, has been keeping me in the loop of what kind of things are easy for her to cook, while she’s…