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February 27, 2018

Paleo Pancakes

What better way to celebrate National Pancake Day than with a healthy alternative to a classic American Favorite? What You’ll Need: 3 ripe bananas 4 eggs […]
February 23, 2018

Killer Turkey Chili

This Turkey Chili is a family favorite, especially during the cold winter months. This chili is guaranteed to knock your socks off, but you can make […]

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September 18, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Yom Kippur Menu

Yom Kippur is upon us.  If you're in need for some menu ideas (recipe links included), take a look at our suggestions! Falafel Salad Roasted Grape […]
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 […]
March 15, 2017

Roasted Cabbage and Onions

This recipe is ideal for St. Patty’s Day.  Easy and delicious, too! What You’ll Need: 1 head cabbage 1 large yellow onion 2 Tablespoons olive oil […]
March 9, 2017

Romaine, Fresh Dill, Scallions & Fennel Salad

This is such an easy, clean and delicious salad! Add anything you want to it, such as edamame or fresh sprouts, to keep it healthy. What […]
March 8, 2017

Spring Cleaning Tips

The weather’s finally heating up, and there’s no better time than now to do a proper spring cleaning.  Giving the kitchen a good scrub-down might not […]
March 7, 2017

Salmon with a Mustard Coriander Crust and Watercress and Parsley Salad

This is a delicious meal that is perfect to savor outdoors during springtime! What You’ll Need: 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds pinch […]
March 2, 2017

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

These are a delicious, light and tasty treat! What You'll Need: Softened rice paper wrap Lettuce (half leaf, lengthwise) Cucumber (thinly sliced) Carrots (thinly sliced) Green […]
March 2, 2017

Asian Chile-Garlic Sauce

This goes perfectly with our Vegetarian Spring Rolls! What You'll Need: 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar 1 1/2 Tablespoons chile-garlic sauce 1 […]
February 28, 2017

Spring Minestrone Soup

This is a delicious, light soup and you can incorporate any type of vegetables you like, such as mushrooms, string beans and asparagus! What You’ll Need: […]
February 23, 2017

Chef Jodi Explores Food and Wine Scene Around South Africa!

Chef Jodi has returned from her three-week tour through the South African food and wine scene!  Making stops in several cities, she gained a number of […]
February 22, 2017

Malva Pudding

This is a South African favorite!  Try it with custard or whipped cream. What You’ll Need: 1 cup sugar 1 egg 2 Tablespoons smooth apricot jam […]