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May 2, 2018

Halibut Veracruz

For this dish, feel free to use any fish you like -- snapper, sea bass or salmon. You decide, it’s so easy and delicious! What You’ll […]
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 […]

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October 3, 2018

Popular Team-Building Recipes

Nothing brings a team together like cooking and eating does, which is why team-building cooking classes have become so popular. Cooking appeals to companies because it […]
October 3, 2018

How to Make the Most of Your Next Team-Building Event

Team-building events, if done right, can yield tremendous benefits, such as increased morale, stronger relationships among team members, and a more cohesive and productive workplace.  But, […]
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, […]