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Week 4, Meal 1: Frittata with spinach, mushroom, tomato and feta

I got home a later than expected from work last night and decided that Huevos Rancheros — originally planned as Week 4, Meal 1 — was just not happening.

So I switched gears and decided to whip up Week 4, Meal 1: Frittata with spinach, mushroom, tomato and feta.

I’ve only ever had one frittata — essentially a baked omelette — and I wasn’t too happy to see this dish on the menu because my previous experience didn’t go well.

As always, Chef Brian came through with a simple, easy-to-prepare dish that whipped the pants off any restaurant egg dish I’ve had in recent memory. Continue reading Week 4, Meal 1: Frittata with spinach, mushroom, tomato and feta

Week 3, Meal 1: Roasted Chilean sea bass with basil pesto in tomato broth with squash and cherry tomato

Chef Brian told me I could use tilapia or halibut for his first fish dish, roasted Chilean sea bass with basil pesto in tomato broth with squash and cherry tomato, but I decided to splurge and go for the expensive stuff.

Nearly $20 later, I was the proud new owner of 10 oz. of Chilean sea bass from Santa Monica Seafood.

I questioned the steep purchase, which sucked up nearly 1/5 of my weekly grocery budget, all the way until I tasted the oily, decadent fish, bright broth and crisp veggies.

This, friends, is a winner — made better by the fact that I cooked this incredible meal at at home.

Go me. Well, Wifey Nadia helped a lot, so, go us. Continue reading Week 3, Meal 1: Roasted Chilean sea bass with basil pesto in tomato broth with squash and cherry tomato

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