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Book Review: L.A. Son By Roy Choi


memoir by Roy Choi

Kogi Kogi Kogi

My Life, My City, My Food

I loved this memoir by Roy Choi creator of Kogi BBQ Taco Food Truck, famous for the Korean taco which launched the entire food truck revolution.

Having lived in L.A. for 30 years (my informative years), I liked knowing the cities and locales he wrote about where he was a …

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Drink green!

Drink green!

The day after excess (Thanksgiving) is the day to start eating and drinking cleanly. There is no better time than to adopt a green smoothie into your meal plan.

So what is a green smoothie? It’s a mix of fruits, spices, and something green such as greens from radishes, beets, kale, spinach, chard, celery, cabbage, etc.

I was …

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fattylivercover

***This is a sponsored post. A copy of Healing Fatty Liver Disease by Raman, Sirounis, and Shrubsole was provided for the purpose of review. No other compensation has been received. All opinions expressed are my own. Now that we’ve got that out of the way…***

A few years ago, as I was dealing with a number of converging health issues, …

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Sponsor of the Dip & Sip Challenge: Piedra Azul Tequila

I’ve always loved playing hostess at parties and I’m so lucky to have found, in Todd, a willing accomplice to party perfection. We try to throw at least one good-sized party a year (with written invitations, party favors, etc.) but with this year’s bash being the wedding (in 47 days–holy cats it’s getting close!), at-home entertaining has taken a back-seat. …

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Review | Ultimate Nachos


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***This is a sponsored post. I was provided a copy of Ultimate Nachos by Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson for purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own and no additional compensation has been received. Now that we’ve got that out of the way…***

Who doesn’t like nachos?

(That’s a rhetorical question, by the way. If you truly do …

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9781612432069.01***This is a sponsored post. I was provided a copy of The No-Cook, No-Bake Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes for When It’s Too Hot to Cook for purpose of review. No other compensation was received and all opinions expressed are my own. Now that we’ve got that out of the way…***

Here in Florida we’re no stranger to it being just …

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9781612431802.01

***This is a sponsored post. I received a copy of The Low-GI Slow Cooker for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own and no further compensation has been received. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way…***

When I got married the first time, I purposely did not register for a slow-cooker as I patently did …

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***This is a sponsored post. I was provided a copy of She Cooks, She Scores for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own and no other compensation has been received. Now that we’ve got that out of the way…***

Food-based memoir, on the surface, should be an easy mark to hit. After all, everyone eats and many people …

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