Pumpkin Coconut Soup

This was an experiment that worked out. Real, REAL good. I needed to use up some pumpkin puree after shooting my homemade pumpkin puree video. I remembered a recipe I made several years ago, a butternut squash and shrimp soup with a coconut milk base, that was AB FAB. And you know, pumpkin is so similar […]

Pork Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps are the ultimate summer fare — they are quick and easy to make, versatile, light and healthy. You can serve them hot or cold. You can add any vegetables you have on hand, and you can use ground turkey or chicken or even tofu in place of the pork in this recipe. The […]

Mini Burgers on Salad

Last week we went back to Santa Monica to shoot some collaborations with other YouTube cooks at the Tastemade studio. I met one of my new favorites, Ariyele Ressler, a gluten-free cook who’s just started her channel. I fell in love with her personality and recipes at first look and she proved to be just […]

Spicy Thai Kale Chips

So we’re doing this “Health Thing” for the month of August. No alcohol, no dairy, no sugar, no gluten. Good God almighty, what the hell are we thinking?! Actually, so far it’s pretty awesome. And that’s coming from a couple of booze hounds. The first three days, and I’m embarrassed to admit this, we had […]

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card This here’s a recipe from my new cookbook! As was our plan for world domination, this new cookbook uses the skills and techniques taught in the Learn to Cook book and goes deeper into one particular food-subject. In this case, it’s the paleo diet. […]

Tropical Kebabs

Ladies. I got your back on this one. I talked to the master to get the key to all men’s hearts. Of course, I hadda blow him for it, but it was worth it for all the awesome info I got on how to impress dudes in the kitchen. Thanks, FreekZone. I owe you one […]

How To Make Chili (Texas-Style!)

Chili (AKA chili con carne) shouldn’t be difficult! Let’s keep it simple and radical! Here’s my old man’s Texas chili recipe and it’s ultra-good. Make it as spicy as you like. Then make a Frito pie and tell me Texas isn’t the best place on earth. As far as chili goes, anyway.