Main Course – August

Strawberry Sorbet By Chef Arturo Vargas Have you ever heard the expression, “If you can’t take the heat, then stay out of the kitchen?”  Well, as far as I’m concerned, the weather during the month of August is hot enough, so who really needs a hot kitchen?! August is a wonderful month for fresh fruit, […]

Main Course – Tri Tip

Why Not Try Tri-Tip? By Chef Arturo Vargas Did you know that tri-tip is one of the most versatile cuts of beef enjoyed all over the world?  In Austria, it is boiled into a dish called Tafelspitz.  It is also used in the wonderful Brazilian delicacy churrasco.  Here in the United States, and especially during […]

Main Course – June

His Favorite Thai By Chef Arturo Vargas You’ve all heard the saying, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” right?  Well if you’re looking for a simple, quick dish to whip up for the man you love, try this tasty Thai Vegetable Prawns recipe.  It’s guaranteed to please and is filling enough […]

Main Course – May

Pure Egg-stacy By Chef Arturo Vargas   There’s nothing like starting off your day with a wonderful meal.  One of my favorite memories from my childhood in Mexico is waking up to the aromas of the flavorful foods that my mother and grandmother were whipping up in the kitchen. “Huevos Rancheros” is traditional Mexican fare […]

Main Course – April

A Spring Delight From Chef Arturo Vargas Well, kids, we made it through the cold winter and it’s finally one of my favorite times of the year – Spring!   Even though we’re all leading hectic lives, it’s important to take a moment to enjoy the lush green grass, white and pink cherry blossoms, and the […]