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Penne with Rock Shrimp, Asparagus & Arugula

This is one of my favorite summer meals. It’s light in flavor but filling and decadent. The rock shrimp are sweet and juicy; the arugula is spicy; the tomatoes are creamy and summery. All in all, ...

Summer Sangria Ice Cubes

It. Is. Hot. Summer is in full swing and there’s nothing better than spending your weekends poolside with friends and a cool drink in hand. And it’s time for some fun! Nobody wants a boring vodka ...

Fresh Peach Champagne Martini

This is such an easy, elegant and delicious summer drink. The fresh peach purée is sweet and decadent, the Champagne is light and refreshing, and the vodka adds a kick that steps this cocktail up from ...

4th of July: Easy Entertaining Ideas!

Happy Independence Day! Today is all about Red, White & Blue and we are ecstatic! It’s easy to get caught up in the 4th of July fever—who wouldn’t want  to embrace this patriotic day? And don’t ...

Seared Blackened Ahi Tuna Over a Mandarin Salad

This is one of my favorite salads and has quickly become a weekly staple! Our new Chef at Villa Blanca, Matthew, created it for the restaurant but it’s such a simple salad that I’ve been making ...

Grilled Pork Chop with Apple Brandy Jus

This pork chop is delicious! A little salty, a little sweet, with this recipe you really get the best of both worlds. Straight from Rancho Las Palmas’ kitchen, this recipe is easy to make and a ...