Bobby Flay Inspired Patatas Bravas

I recently hosted a tapas themed party at my home for about 8 people from work. I like the whole tapas thing, trying a bunch of different things and grazing over the course of a few hours over mojitos, wine and fun conversations. Whenever I think of tapas, it’s a requirement that it includes patatas […]


Mussels in Tomato Fennel Broth

I make alot of mussels. They are quick, healthy, yummy and my son loves them so it’s an easy and frequent choice in my household. The challenge is how to make them differently each time since I love variety in whatever I eat. I typically never look for recipes when it comes to Mussels but […]


Bobby Flay’s Spicy Chicken, Eggplant and Caramelized Onion Quesadilla

I had a party recently at my house and I made these double stacked quesadillas which were a real favorite. Multiple people asked for the recipe and despite everything I made, and I made alot, these were gone as soon as they hit the table. There are alot of ingredients and steps but this one […]


Bobby Flay’s Black Rice

I was looking for a side dish that went with the baby back ribs Leen was making. Something simple, tasty and complementary. I found this dish in Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill cookbook. Along with the rice I took along an unbelievably good bottle of Arrowood Syrah, 2002. BOBBY FLAY”S MESA GRILL BLACK RICE Ingredients: 1 […]


Rosemary Garlic Lamb Chops

I made this recipe up as a I went along. It actually turned out to be pretty good. It’s simple, not much work and doesn’t take much time at all and usually is a party favorite. I made 8 racks, so adjust proportions according. Recipe below is for 1 rack of lamb. Ingredients: -Rack of […]