Tag Archives: fresh and healthy

Preparing Garlic – My Tips & Tricks!

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What is the best way to prepare garlic?  Take a look at my YouTube video for peeling and slicing this remarkable, health promoting herb – you can save a ton of time in the kitchen with these handy tips and … Continue reading

Sunflower Crunch

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Sunflower Crunch (makes 2 cups) We sometimes make batches of this crunch, put it in decorative jars and give them as gifts during the holidays.   2       cups raw sunflower seeds 1/3      cup barley malt 1/8 tsp sea salt … Continue reading

Three Sisters Garden Tour & Cooking Class

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REMINDER!!  Garden Tour and Cooking Class this Saturday at Trinity Gardens from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., click on flier to the left for full details.  Only $35 per person; pre-registration requested by October 15 at suzanne.landry@att.net.  

Stuffed Peppers with Beans & Rice

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 Stuffed Peppers with Beans & Rice (Serves 4-6) Great way to use up leftover rice and beans!   4    peppers-variety of colors if you wish 1     Tbs. extra virgin olive oil ¾    cup onion, chopped finely 2     clove garlic minced ½    cup green … Continue reading

SB News Press Article Food Section Sept. 13, 2012

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A “Health Revelation”… Thank you to the Santa Barbara News Press for their wonderful write up on my new book “The Passionate Vegetable”.  For full article, click on each picture starting with the left:     

“My Imperfect Kitchen”….Thank You!!

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My son Aaron and I had a great time teaching the Follow the Chef farmer’s market tour at the Gourmandise School in Santa Monica Place.   Some of the recipes we did were my Beets and Tangerine Salad with Feta Cheese, … Continue reading

Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad

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Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad (Serves 4) A great side salad with meats, seafood, chicken, or vegetarian only!!  2              cups black beans, precooked ½  cup fresh or frozen corn 1   cup water, boiling ½  cup red bell pepper, … Continue reading

Crunchy Corn Crusted Picnic Chicken

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Crunchy Corn Crusted Picnic Chicken (Serves 4)     I love the way this chicken comes out!  This is a frequent picnic for the sailing days on our boat! 2     chicken breasts, boneless and skinless Marinade: 2      cups buttermilk … Continue reading

Blackened Red Snapper with Corn Relish

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Blackened Red Snapper with Corn Relish (Serves 4) This spicy snapper is balanced with a cool summer relish of corn, tomatoes, and avocados. Substitute other filets such as catfish if you wish, as long as they are firm and thick. … Continue reading