Choosing a cutting board

Cutting board with drawers

Here’s a quick overview of cutting boards that I like, and don’t like, what works, what doesn’t work…

How to make Bulletproof coffee

How to make Bulletproof buttered coffee

Butter in the coffee? –oooooh yes! See how I make my Bulletproof buttered coffee. Go to the end of this post to buy products including his just-released Bulletproof Diet book. And good news, if you buy now you’ll get Dave’s and my cookbook as one of the extra bonuses. So buy now!

How to make braised bok choy

As a therapeutic chef I look for ways to minimize harmful affects of cooking — and the maillard reaction and fond are two that I avoid when cooking for those who have a health challenge. Both are coveted by most chefs (including me) for both visual appeal and taste satisfaction. So, I’ve challenged myself to come up with ways in which to create the look of browned food and to create the umami flavor in my food. You’ll be able to read more about this in my upcoming book: The Bulletproof Upgraded Chef (available online, soon!).

Kitchen gear, gadgets, tools: the necessities

Essential kitchen equipment for the healthful efficient chef. Tooling up in the kitchen with the necessities.

My favorite culinary books to become fluent in the kitchen

Here are a few of my favorite culinary handbooks, that I have found very useful in my culinary journey.

Celtic Sea Salt vs Himalayan Salt

I just received this question, via email from a friend: Celtic Sea Salt vs Himalayan Salt Which do you prefer?  I know you like lots of flavored salts, but this is just for everyday use. Kathie ———- Kathie, for an overall, general use, I go for the Himalayan Salt. I think the H Salt is […]

Raw appetizers: Raviolis, Cannellonis, Creamsicle, Chocolate Mousse

Holiday appetizers can come in a variety of forms and flavors… here are mine, that I created for the “Raw Food Connection” potluck in Monterey this past weekend.

How to pick out a juice machine

I’ve had many many juicers, first one I bought was in 1990(!) — when I began to fix myself. Was watching an informercial — Jay Kordich selling this Juiceman Juicer. It was a $200 unit, one of the…

Cleaning fruits and vegetables

A ‘free’ scrubbing net, you might already have this! I use the net from garlic bulbs as a mit, or bag, to scrub fruits and veggies. It works well, rinses easily and lasts a couple of months.

Cucumber with Raspberries dipped in Malt Vinegar Sea Salt

Came up with these fruit kabobs during one of my Farmer’s Market cooking demo at Williams-Sonoma in Los Gatos to feature their Malt Vinegar Sea Salt. YUM!