Recipe of the Month: Brie-and-Caramelized Onion-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Although this elegant dish is low on calories, the melted Brie-and-onion combination creates a rich-tasting, buttery consistency. 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1-1/2 cups sliced onion 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2/3 cup dry white wine, divided 2 ounces Brie, rind removed and cut into small pieces (about 2 T) 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon […]

It’s all about the Dads!

You can’t honor Mom without honoring Dad, so this month is dedicated to that special man, Dad.  My Dad, David, is the son of first generation immigrants from Spain, and is the hardest worker I have ever known.  He has a good heart, and would do anything for you.  His parents were entrepreneurs, making a […]

It’s I love Moms month

April showers bring May flowers and all that, along with allergies!  Anyway, May has always been a busy month for our family, with Mothers Day (May 13th), Denica’s birthday (May 12th), James’ Birthday (May 22nd), and now we also added Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) to our list of celebrations!  Last year we had a […]

Our Big Family….

Jessica, age 20, is living inVentura and working with children with special needs.  She will be up this summer for a long overdue visit. Isabella is 16, and is looking forward to herSenior year next year.  She plans on working as much as possible this summer while still squeezing in time to get a tan. […]

Interview: James and Denica Freitas

Who shaped the way you think about food? Denica:  My mom.  She is a wonderful cook and entertainer, and taught us to try and learn to like many exotic foods. James:  My mother, her delicious lasagna and complete meals even when working and going to school Who was/is the most influential person in your life? […]