Ingredients 4 lbs flap steak 12 oz. pineapple juice 1/2 cup dry sherry or red wine 10-15 shakes Louisiana hot sauce 2 Tbsp sugar 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tsp...

Blog Party Recipe F Ingredients 2 lbs small/medium raw shrimp, shell on 2 lbs fish (e.g., sea bass, halibut) 10 lemons, juiced (about 1 cup juice) 10 limes, juiced...

Blog Party Recipe E Ingredients 2 lbs small/medium raw shrimp, shell on 2 lbs fish (e.g., sea bass, halibut) 15 lemons, juiced (about 1-1/2 cup juice) 15 limes, juiced...

Blog Party Recipe D Ingredients 2 lbs small/medium raw shrimp, shell on 2 lbs fish (e.g., sea bass, halibut) 15 lemons, juiced (about 1-1/2 cup juice) 12 limes, juiced...

Blog Party Recipe B Ingredients 2 lbs small/medium raw shrimp, shell on 2 lbs fish (e.g., sea bass, halibut) 15 lemons, juiced (about 1-1/2cup juice) 15 limes, juiced (about 2...

Blog Party Recipe A & C Ingredients 2 lbs small/medium raw shrimp, shell on 2 lbs fish (e.g., sea bass, halibut) 10 lemons, juiced (about 1 cup juice) 10...

The taco bar turned out great.  We had marinated, grilled flap (not flank steak---see below) steak. Lots of questions about flap steak!  What is flap steak.  Is it...

We tasted three different pairs of ceviches.  Taste Test #1 A versus B.  The only difference is the marinade.  Both have fresh squeezed lemon and lime juice, but...

Call me crazy, but the prep for a party is fun.  There is something therapeutic about cutting and chopping.  :) (For the recipes, go to...

This should be more than enough lemons and limes for the ceviche, margaritas and sangria.  And don't forget the peppers.  Grilled onions and peppers will...

Wish I could go back to Cabo to pick up the fish for Friday. :)  Instead, a trip to Catalina Offshore Products will do...

My plan is to invite friends to taste test various recipes during the year and let me know what they think.  I will share...

My favorite pizzas have ultra-thin, crispy crust like one finds in Italy, so I have been experimenting with different crusts for a while now.  The secret seems...

Coqueta is Michael Chiarello's first restaurant in San Franicisco.  He successfully transformed a small space  at Pier 5 on the Embarcadero into a warm...

Chocolate pie is my husband's ("J's") favorite dessert.  This is what he wants for his birthday every year.  The filling for this one is...

Yes, whether mild, medium, or hot, I love peppers! But this is a special basket of peppers.  A few years ago, I sent in a video...

Wokano a great Asian restaurant in downtown LA.  My husband sent me this picture last time he was in LA.  It definitely made me...

Sometimes the answer is chocolate!  These chocolate chip cookies with pecans are my favorite chocolate chip cookie.  The recipe is my twist on my...