Sustainable Seafood Choice- Arctic Char


I’ve just returned from this year’s Cooking for Solutions  event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. I have been on the board of this event since its inception because I believe it is important we all

Sustainable Seafood Choice- Arctic Char2018-04-10T23:12:05+00:00

Sustainable Black Cod in a Spicy Coconut Broth


Cooking for Solutions at the Monterey Bay Aquarium  is back! I have been involved with this event since it  began, and I’m passionate about its mission: to help consumers, chefs and businesses choose seafood that

Sustainable Black Cod in a Spicy Coconut Broth2018-04-10T23:12:06+00:00

Gluten Free Dishes for Holiday Gatherings


As we gather for the holidays with friends and family for great meals and get togethers, you may find that some of your guests are on a gluten-free diet. It is becoming more common as

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Bacon Recipe Contest Winner


Me and my radio co-host, Steve Garner, broadcasting from the finals of the Bacon Recipe Contest for The Good Food Hour Earlier this month my radio co-host, Steve Garner, and I hosted a

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Got Bacon? And a Great Recipe?


Photo from GoodNCrazy For more than 26 years I have been co-hosting a Saturday morning show called “The Good Food Hour” on KSRO, a local Sonoma County radio station. Each year, my co-host, Steve

Got Bacon? And a Great Recipe?2018-04-10T23:12:07+00:00

Judging the Foster Farms Fresh Chicken Cooking Contest


  I recently had the honor of judging the Third Annual Foster Farms Fresh Chicken Cooking Contest . Six finalists were chosen to prepare their dishes for myself and four fellow food savvy judges including Liam

Judging the Foster Farms Fresh Chicken Cooking Contest2018-04-10T23:12:07+00:00



John Ash and fellow chef and friend, Mei Ibach, pose with salmon dishes made at the Windsor Certified Farmer’s Market, August, 2012. Photo courtesy: Rick Tang I recently demonstrated this recipe at the

JAPANESE STYLE ROASTED SALMON2018-04-10T23:12:07+00:00

A Special Event to Celebrate Tomato Season


Have you always wanted to have a big-name chef cook you dinner in a gorgeous setting? If so, I have a great opportunity, and you would be helping some great kids at the same time.

A Special Event to Celebrate Tomato Season2018-04-10T23:12:07+00:00

Fresh from Alaska


Yours truly with a fresh ling cod I’ve just returned from an annual class I do at the Talon Lodge  in Alaska. This gorgeous place is located on a private island near Sitka

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About Foie Gras


Seared Foie Gras with Mango Peach Chutney On July 1, 2012 producing, selling and buying foie gras is going to be illegal in California. Foie gras, or “fat liver,” is a specially fattened

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