Tag Archives: Appetizers

March 2, 2012

recipe – truffle & caramelized onion pizza

recipe – truffle & caramelized onion pizza

Ever since I discovered the fantastic pre-made pizza dough at Surfas, I’ve been making pizzas at least once a fortnight.  In that time, I’ve burned through two pizza stones and set off the fire alarm no fewer than 8 times. … Continue reading

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March 1, 2012

making the mozza meatballs… finally

making the mozza meatballs… finally

When Pizzeria Mozza opened 5 years ago, I started a little tradition I like to call “crack night.”  One order of Mozza meatballs + one Pizza Bianca + one Caramel Copetta = Rosie in a foodie coma.  It also meant … Continue reading

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recipe – a lighter, fresher seven-layer dip

recipe – a lighter, fresher seven-layer dip

We were making sooooo much decadent food for our Super Bowl party that I wanted something a little lighter and healthier to balance it out.  I love me some seven-layer dip, but the kind people usually bring to parties is … Continue reading

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recipe – oven-baked, fork-tender baby back ribs

recipe – oven-baked, fork-tender baby back ribs

Nice rack. Why thank you. I’ve never made ribs before and I’m not sure I even like them, but after having some delicious ones at Misfit in Santa Monica, I decided to give it a whirl.  I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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recipe – puff pastry pinwheels

recipe – puff pastry pinwheels

Puff Pastry is like the splatter painting of cooking.  Throw a bunch of random stuff into it and somehow it comes out looking and tasting awesome.  You can make pretty much anything with puff pastry – appetizers, main courses, desserts, … Continue reading

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February 23, 2012

recipe – lemon artichoke dip

recipe – lemon artichoke dip

At the farmer’s market last week, we picked up this delicious lemony artichoke dip for the low low price of $10.  I’m reading the ingredients and doing the math in my head… marinated artichokes, garlic, olive oil, lemon, sea salt… … Continue reading

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