Acorn flour: recipes, buy, make

Using acorn flour, and other native edibles.

Resistant Starch Potatoes, Sour Cream with Coconut Milk

YES – potatoes are back in favor… firm not soft, that is. The firm potato gets a thumbs up from many health care practitioners. The overcooked potato gets a thumbs down. And you won’t believe this sour cream is coconut milk! — the sour and herbs trump the coconut flavor!

Cooking with Mario

Here are images of the meals I cooked with Mario during our 3 cooking lessons. He wanted quick, easy, tasty meals.

Fast and easy chicken with nut coating

This recipe took 15 minutes, start to finish and has just 3 ingredients. Oven-baked Pistachio-breaded chicken Chicken cutlets Annie’s Dijon Mustard, about 2 teaspoons per cutlet  Pistachios, ground to a fine meal, 1 tablespoon per cutlet 1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. 2. Put parchment paper on a baking sheet. (I use parchment paper for […]

Cook Outside the Box “SPICE class” recipes

Spices R us! We made outstanding tasting food! Photos and more info to come.

Anticancer recipes based on David Servan-Schreiber’s book

Here are meal ideas and recipes, based on the guidelines in the “Anticancer book” and based on my clients’ food in their pantry/fridge and their likes and dislikes. Each dish builds on the previous one — using leftovers.

Bulletproof loafs

Bulletproof loaf

Here are photos to illustrate how to make Bulletproof baked loafs (loaves).

Wolf Convection Steam Oven demo

You’ll find me at local appliance stores showing you how to use the WOLF Convection Steam Oven. I’m one of 8 chefs in Northern California who are trained by Riggs Distributing (WOLF Subzero products) to do the demos. I recently bought a Convection Steam Oven and use it daily! I LOVE IT!

Recipes, demystifying angled luffa and smooth luffa (loofah)

A food post for Monta Vista Market website.

What to do with under-ripe fruit

We are starting to see the first pickings of our summer fruits yet they lack the complex flavors, juiciness and sweetness that we soooo enjoy of tree-ripened fruits. I urge you not to pass them up, they have plenty of nutrients for us. Here are 7 ways to bring in some complexity, draw out their juices and give’m a bit of sweet boost.