Living in the Studio City area, there are not a lot of local neighborhood spots. Just a couple of weeks ago, I discovered The Black Market (http://www.blackmarketliquorbar.com/). This was the location of The Wine Bistro. They remodeled the spot and its nice and open with brick, dark woods and booths around the perimeter of the […]
Monthly Archives: June 2011
Serves 6 2 lb Boneless Chuck Short ribs 2 teaspoon Kosher Salt 2 teaspoons Smoky Spanish Paprika ½ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper 1 teaspoons Granulated Garlic ½ teaspoon Dried Basil 2 cups chicken Stock 2 teaspoons Tomato Paste ¼ cup Olive Oil ½ Onion Diced 2 Carrots peeled and diced 2 Stalks Celery 1 Bay […]
Serves 6 1 lb. Green Lip Mussel (black with work also) 4 cups water ½ Lemon ½ Onion skin on diced 2 Stalks Celery diced 2 each carrots diced 1 bay leaf Salsa 4 Strawberry’s diced small 2 each green onions diced small 1 each peach diced small ¼ red onions diced small 2 each […]
2 cups Heavy Cream 3Tbs Powder Sugar ½ teaspoons Vanilla Extract In a chilled large bowl add the heavy cream, powder sugar and vanilla extract. Whip the mixture with a wire whisk until it gets soft peaks. You can make this 2 hours before you serve this.
1 lb. Ripe Strawberries (about four Cups) 2 Tbs Granulated Sugar, maybe a little more to taste Rinse the Strawberries under cool water. Let the water hit your hand first and then the strawberries so they won’t get damaged. Then cut the green stem of the strawberries, measurer about 2 cups of berries and cut […]
2 Cups All Purpose Flour and a little extra for rolling 1/3 cup 1 Tbs. Granulated Sugar 2 ½ tsp. Baking Powder ¼ tsp. Baking Soda ½ tsp. Fine Sea Salt 4 oz (1/2 cup Sweet Butter cut into ½ inch pieces 1 Large Egg ½ cup of Heavy Cream ½ cup Buttermilk Preheat the […]
¾ cup cocoa powder 1 cup flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup butter 1 ½ cup sugar 3 eggs ¾ cup buttermilk First cream the butter and sugar. Sift all of the dry ingredients. When the butter and sugar are creamed, add the eggs one at a […]