Category Archives: grilling

4 Tips to Add Flavor to Any Dish

SPICE RUBS… I ADORE dry spice rubs, how did Chef Patty Ruiz know? She brought me a gift of her three handcrafted spices: Harissa Dry Spice Rub, Zaatar Spice Blend and Chinese Five Spice Blend.  If you’re in Miami, she also gives cooking instructions and can create a magical event for you, her styling is…

Why Grill and Stir Fry in one dinner?

Even though I teach easy, healthy, one-dish wok meals, here’s a simple weeknight dinner idea that will make you a rock star and that’s to grill and stir fry in one dinner!  Grilling a batch of protein is a very efficient way to produce many meals.  While the grill is going, fry up some veggies. …

BBQ Spicy Hoisin Ribs

BBQ Spicy Hoisin Ribs are so easy and ALWAYS turn out juicy and tasty AS LONG AS you use these 3 specific brands of seasonings: San-J tamari, Koon Chun Hoisin Sauce and Huy Fong chili garlic sauce!  Sorry, there’s no comparison or compromise. Start with good ingredients and you’ll have less work to make your…

Fourth Of July Celebrations (Updated)

Happy Fourth! The most important part of any celebration is spending time with people you enjoy. Get everyone to bring a dish. I usually make the main dishes. This was last year’s Fourth of July party. What’s great is we walk across 2 minutes to the beach to watch the Fireworks and come back for…