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March 20, 2018

Spice-Roasted Leg of Lamb

This lamb is fabulous and is bursting with succulent flavors!  It’s a great addition to your Easter celebration. What You’ll Need: 1- 5 pound leg of […]
March 19, 2018

Roasted Tricolor Carrots

This is a flavorful and easy dish for anyone to prepare.  You can also add parsnips, squash or any other vegetable to this.  Enjoy! What You’ll […]

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September 13, 2018

Chef Jodi Cooks for Kaiser Permanente

A couple of weeks ago, Right Hand Events contacted Chef Jodi to be the featured chef for Kaiser Permanente’s building renovation, an event that drew in […]
September 5, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Kids Edition

Our cooking classes aren’t just for adults – we love guiding little people around the kitchen, too! Eleven-year-old Claire flew all the way from Ohio to […]
April 25, 2017

Chef Jodi Visits North County Olive Oils

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi paid a visit to North County Olive Oils in Encinitas.  There, she met owner (and fellow Les Dames member) Sue Bush […]
April 20, 2017

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Sunchokes, Mushrooms and Cauliflower Puree

This is a fabulous vegetarian entrée, and is delicious as a shared appetizer, as well.  We use herb olive oil for this recipe, but feel free […]
April 18, 2017

Spring Produce at Your Local Farmer’s Market

Spring is in full swing, and there’s no better time to head over to your local Farmer’s Market and check out what’s in-season! Why the Farmer’s […]
April 13, 2017

Liver Pate

This is another great dish for Passover! What You’ll Need: 16 ounces chicken livers 5 hard boiled eggs 3 large onions, diced 2 Tablespoons smaltze or […]
April 11, 2017

Matzo Toffee

This is fabulous sweet treat is perfect for Passover.  For a gluten and dairy-free version, use gluten-free matzo and margarine! What You’ll Need: 6 -8 sheets […]
April 10, 2017

Chef Jodi’s Passover Menu 2017

  Passover begins this evening, so if you're looking for some last-minute cooking ideas, read on for some inspiration! For the First Course: Matzoh Ball Soup […]
April 6, 2017

Chicken Stock

This is the foundation of cooking!  Chicken stock brings more flavor to almost everything you cook – rice, grain or vegetables.   It is also the foundation […]
April 4, 2017

Lemon Saffron Quinoa

This zesty – yet mild dish – is not only versatile, but delicious, too!  Add any other veggies you like; it makes a great side for […]
March 29, 2017

Chocolate Roulade

This is a fun and unique dessert that works perfectly for either Passover or Easter! What You’ll Need: Cake: 6 ounces dark chocolate 6 large eggs, […]