Tony Roma’s Coleslaw

Tony Roma's Cole Slaw - Sweet, Tangy, Delicious Cole Slaw with a hint of celery seed. Part of the perfect BBQ meal this summer!

Happy Memorial Day! To all of the men and women out there who have served in the military, a sincere thank you for everything you do that allows us to live freely and happily. Your sacrifices are brave and appreciated. I grew up in a small suburb just north of Los Angeles, near Pasadena (you’ve…

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Quick Jalapeno Alfredo Shrimp Pasta

A rich, spicy, creamy shrimp pasta for nights when you are looking for something special but quick and easy. 

As a kid my mom never cooked Alfredo pasta in our house. We used to eat pasta with a bit of olive oil, sliced garlic and feta cheese. So when I tried my first Alfredo pasta, I was completely in love. I mean what isn’t to love with a creamy, garlicky, pasta topped mounds of…

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Honey Bacon Baked Beans

These baked beans are sticky, salty [from the delicious bacon!] and sweet and a perfect addition to your BBQ or picnic

I don’t know about you, but I am a total sucker for BBQ parties, with the buffet of side dished to go with the grilled meats. Add in these beans with bacon, honey and a bit of brown sugar and I’m sold. Anytime we do ribs or grilled bbq chicken at the house or for…

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Honey Roasted Apples

Crispy while soft, sweet while salty, these Honey Roasted Apples are an absolute amazing side to a for pork, chicken and stuffed pastas.

As a chef clients will often ask me to recommend menus when I am working with them for dinner parties. Usually steak or seafood is requested but I would sometimes get a client who wanted pork for their main entree. My ears would perk up as this side is one of my favorite to make.

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