The Low Carbon Diet

One of the food service companies that I greatly admire is Bon Appétit Management Company. They provide café and catering services to corporations, colleges and universities, and specialty venues such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium,

A Fraiche Look at an Old World Favorite

I’ve recently been working with Sadie Kendall and her wonderful Kendall Farms Crème Fraiche.  Her farm is in Atascadero, CA south of Paso Robles. If you aren’t familiar with crème fraiche, it’s a very old product

BRINING AHEAD: THE SECRET TO MOIST GRILLED FISH AND MEATS

Living in California gives me lots of opportunities to use my charcoal grill.  I love the smoky, caramelized flavors that grilling contributes.  There is one drawback however:  you must be constantly vigilant to not overcook