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  • How to Throw a Dinner Party

    How to Throw a Dinner Party

    When it comes to dinner parties, there is definitely a right and a wrong way to approach them. A dinner party may seem like a daunting thing, especially if you are worried about the way your place looks or you don’t know what to serve your guests, etc. Despite this however, there are a number of things you can do to make every dinner party a success. It may involve a little planning and forethought, but at the end of the party when your guests are happy and impressed, it will pay off. Below are a few tips to throw […]

  • Sizzlin’ Pesto Chicken

    Sizzlin’ Pesto Chicken

    This recipe blends the delicious flavors of tender chicken, basil pesto, and the seasoning of your choice. It is one of those meals that is incredibly simple to prepare, but when served, it looks and tastes like you dedicated quite a bit of time to making something special for her. Ingredients: Thinly sliced chicken breast Olive oil Seasoning of your choice (I use Mrs. Dash salt free seasoning) Pesto *Can be served with grilled mushrooms and mushroom risotto (Trader Joe’s) Recipe: Marinate chicken with olive oil Add seasoning of your choice all over the marinated chicken Grill chicken at low heat. I know that as a result it will […]

  • Homemade Burgers

    Homemade Burgers

    Naturally, there’s the classic burger – a beef patty sandwiched between two pillowy buns, maybe even with a hint of cheese, sliced tomatoes, lettuce, ketchup, and mustard. But just like my favorite iPhone game, “Sky Burger,” the sky’s the limit when it comes to what you can add to your burgers. This recipe won’t disappoint the most devout carnivores or the most dedicated vegetarians. Whether you’re a traditionalist or love adventure, give this recipe a try! Ingredients: Whole wheat buns Lean beef patties/ or veggie patties Your favorite seasoning Aioli Mustard (Trader Joes) Mushrooms Lettuce Tomato Alfalfa Sprouts Avocado Recipe: […]

  • Zesty and Colorful Stuffed Peppers

    Zesty and Colorful Stuffed Peppers

    If you’re looking to spice up your cooking without the sting, consider making a plate of stuffed peppers. Stuffed peppers have been household classics for years due to the their complexity of tastes and simplicity. One of the greatest things about stuffed peppers is that they combine the yummy, guilt-inducing flavors of cheese and ground beef (or veggie meat) with wholesome veggies that make you feel good inside and out. This is perfect for date night when each of you want to look and feel your best. Below is my simple recipe that will get you cooking these peppers like […]

  • Fine Dining Etiquette

    Fine Dining Etiquette

    Let’s face it, nobody wants to be the loud and obnoxious guy in the room grunting along as he eats his filet mignon. We’ve all seen it, and some of us have perhaps been that guy without necessarily knowing it. It crimps our style and doesn’t likely get us anywhere with the ladies either. Apart from the obvious etiquette considerations (i.e. farting and burping), there are also a few others that you may want to consider the next time you hit the town for a good culinary time. Understand the table Upper-scale dining establishments will often have multiple sets of […]

  • 5 Easy Drinks that Women Love

    5 Easy Drinks that Women Love

    So, you scored big and got a woman to come back to your place for a drink. Now that she’s all yours and away from the sexy nightclub or exciting event, it’s up to you to impress her and keep her interested. Mixing the perfect drink to set the mood can do just that. Of course you could simply buy a pre-mixed drink and serve it to her on the rocks, but that’s pretty obvious. If we’re going to impress her, it’s probably best to break out some simple drink mixing skills. Here are a few recipes that will take […]

  • Wine 101

    Wine 101

    Have you ever been to a dinner party or out with friends and everyone seems to know more than you about fine drinking? I’ve been there, and it’s one of those situations that you’d rather have something to say. When it comes to wine, a little knowledge can go a long way. Most of the people you talk to can’t distinguish a Cabernet from a Merlot or a Chardonnay from a Riesling, but always talk as if they can. Plus, with the ladies, knowledge of just about anything in the “finer” categories of life can possibly land you some pretty nice […]