Recipes, creative cooking ideas and food photography from the author of the Taste of Tucson and Sprinkles! Cookbooks
At the urging of my friends and family, I've put together a new blog of easy, healthy and hopefully fun recipes that I've developed over the years.
Ideas for fun and easy ways to add sprinkles to your holiday creations, including these sparkling DIY Sprinkles Sugar Cubes for champagne cocktails.
I made fancy sprinkles covered Easter eggs, and you can too.
N my latest article for the Food Network I give step-by step instructions with photos on how to make individual ice rings to cool down and brighten up summer drinks.
Here's how to dry chile peppers for chili powder and custom spice blends.
I topped this baked cheese crisp (which is a popular dish called Frico in Italy) with pizza spices and toppings before sliding it into the oven.
This Sonoran version of tortilla soup features crushed tortilla chips and melted cheese anchored in a clear broth that is seasoned with garlic, green chiles and Mexican oregano.
A quick and easy Tucson Sonoran breakfast taco with a crispy egg fried in chorizo then folded with cheese into a tortilla.
Grill the perfect perfect cowboy steak with step-by-step instructions from a famed Arizona steakhouse.
A fun Thanksgiving leftovers brunch recipe that is sure to please, waffles made with leftover candied yams.
To help us carbo-load for the long trek through the neighborhood, my mother would prepare her standard pre-trick-or-treat meal of Kraft's boxed spaghetti dinner.
Walnuts are less expensive and easier to find than the traditional pine nuts and I think they taste even better, plus they're loaded with healthy fats.
We all know that rainbow sprinkles make the world-go-round and this super-easy recipe is fun, festive and good for you too.
This super easy salad dressing recipe is especially good on a Greek salad, cucumber salad or Asian Chicken salad and you can make it right in the bottle if you only have a little bit of Sriracha left.
Here's an elegant, yet quick and easy baked breakfast casserole.
Sweet and creamy butternut squash hash, hearty wheat berries and protein rich eggs merge into the perfect breakfast bowl.
Mini sweet peppers filled with jalapeno cream cheese and topped with panko bread crumbs for an easy appetizer.
How do you say "delicious" in Portuguese? Brigadeiro, that's how! These easy-to-make balls are fun to roll in chocolate jimmies.
Fleur de sel (flower of salt) is a hand-harvested sea salt with distinctive flavor.