Cristina Ferrare

Curry Carrot Soup

Curry Carrot Soup

CURRY CARROT SOUP

This is one of my favorite “go to” recipes when I want something comforting with tons of flavor. It’s super easy to prepare and I usually have everything I need right in my pantry and fridge to make it whenever the urge strikes. It makes an elegant looking dish with great eye appeal especially after it’s been garnished with the toasted coconut, apples and, walnuts. I’ve served this at dinner parties as a first course and it’s always a big hit. Most important my family loves it so I’m a happy girl.

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VITAL INFORMATION ON DENTAL HEALTH FOR YOUR PET

IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT DOG CANCER & NUTRITION

dog cancer and nutrition

This photo kills me, I wonder what Tater Tot is thinking.

It’s my obsession to try and get the word out about dogs and cancer.

Cancer in dogs is caused by foods they eat, treats they are given and the environment, same as humans. It’s important to know “facts” about cancer & dogs so you can help them live longer and keep them cancer-free.

Please take the time to read these informative articles about dogs and cancer and what you can do to help your pet. Read more »

Home Decor Flower Hack

home decor flower hack I always mix my real flowers with fake ones! I save a lot of $ by mixing them. I do it inside and out in the garden! Can you guess which are the fakes? The beautiful vases are from @bricksandbeamshome one of my favorite places for home accessories in Westlake Village!

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ISRAELI COUSCOUS SALAD WITH WILD ARUGULA & GREEK FETA

ISRAELI COUSCOUS SALAD WITH WILD ARUGULA & GREEK FETA

You can serve this salad as a side for all your summertime dishes. I love it with grilled or BBQ chicken, burgers, steak, and fish.  You can also add fresh fruit such as raspberries, mango or pineapple, and avocados. Fresh fruit can be grilled also.

I’m sharing the Creamy Shallot Vinaigrette from my new cookbook coming out in the fall of 2018, “Food for Thought”. Read more »

Simple Cheeseburger Recipe

4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION!

FIRE UP THE GRILL FOR 4TH. OF JULY!!!!

I promised to post a recipe every day this week in preparation for the 4th of July celebration! For sure grilled Burgers are on the menu! I LOVE cheeseburgers and I don’t have them often but when I do I want to have the best quality beef. I ask my butcher to grind me a fresh Organic grass-fed chuck roast. You end up having the juiciest, freshest beefiest flavor for your burger. You can’t believe what a difference it makes in the flavor and texture of the beef.

I personally like to grill mine in a cast iron skillet. If you use cast iron skillet it’s important that you fire it up to get it super hot! That way when you drop the meat in it start searing it immediately trapping all the juices inside.

I know people LOVE using their our door grills so fire up the outside grill nice and hot and follow the recipe for cook time! Read more »