Santa Maria Tri-Tip

Tri-tip is a flavorful yet economical cut of beef that is perfect for grilling. I adapted this recipe from fellow personal chef, Jamie Burton, and my clients ask for this time and time again!… Keep Reading »

Roasted Garlic & Chili Rubbed Lamb Chops

The stronger gamy flavor of lamb chops stands up especially well to the vibrant hues of flavor in this tasty rub. I sometimes find garlic already roasted at the store, which does save time, but it is very simple to do – just check out… Keep Reading »

Apple Meatloaf

This is my adaptation of a recipe by one of the founders of Personal Chef’s Network, Sharon Worster. My version is slightly more Asian in influence with the use of ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, hoisin sauce, and five spice, but the use of apple to… Keep Reading »

Rosemary-Peach Pork Medallions

The sweet fruitiness of the peaches pair perfectly with the pan roasted pork tenderloin in a scintillating white wine, Dijon, and Rosemary sauce. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or dinner party…. Keep Reading »

Cajun Garlic Pork Roast

I’m always looking for ways to lighten up, so I serve this Cajun flavor packed roast pork loin with a simple au jus by deglazing the roasting pan after roasting, but if you’re not counting calories, by all means add a slurry (1 tablespoon flour… Keep Reading »

Slow-Cooker Barbecue Beef

So tender and succulent it melts in your mouth. Fiery hot with a hint sweet and savory, your taste buds will be doing a jig with this dynamic slow-cooked barbecue beef recipe!… Keep Reading »

Beer Braised Brisket

This tender, melt-in-your-mouth beef brisket is bursting with flavors! It’s also so easy to throw all the ingredients into the slow-cooker in the morning before work, then find a hearty hot meal waiting for you when you return home…. Keep Reading »

Mediterranean Rubbed Lamb Chops

This fragrant rub reminds me of summers in Provence, and is equally great on beef as it is on lamb. See note on how to roast garlic below. Dried herbs are more budget friendly and I usually have them on hand already, but you can… Keep Reading »

Sesame-Ginger Pork Tenderloin

Sweet and savory, with a hint of heat gives this very low fat cut of pork tremendous flavor…. Keep Reading »

Individual Greek Meatloaf

Baking the individual meat loafs in a muffin tin makes them easier to cool and freeze individually for a later date (if you can refrain from gobbling them down right away)…. Keep Reading »

Mongolian Pork Chops

Not only does this recipe add exotic flare, the hoisin marinade helps keep the pork chops tender and moist…. Keep Reading »

Molasses Grilled Flank Steak

A simple, fast, and easy steak marinade. The sharpness of Dijon mustard cuts the full-bodies sweetness of the molasses perfectly, with just a hint of heat from coarse ground pepper, and a few smashed garlic cloves for good measure. Adapted from an old personal chef… Keep Reading »

Grilled Moroccan Rubbed Boneless Leg of Lamb

Add great flavor and exotic flare to a boneless leg lamb with this fragrant Moroccan rub before grilling…. Keep Reading »