iPad for personal chefs

By Chef Polina, Caliblini Personal Chef Service

I am one of the lucky few thousands (or is it millions?) who got an iPad for Christmas last year. Since then, I let it out of my hands only briefly, to charge overnight. The rest of the time, I’ve been using it to read old English mystery novels by . . . → Read More: iPad for personal chefs

Bay Area USPCA Chapter Retreat

  By Chef Garbo, www.chefgarbo.com

The Boat Oyster Bar

 

This last Fall Chef Garbo invited the USCPA Bay Area Chapter to spend a weekend Retreat with her in the beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore. They stayed at her family cottage in the charming town of Inverness. The intent of the Retreat was to experience culinary field trips to . . . → Read More: Bay Area USPCA Chapter Retreat

Dealing with all these apples

By Chef Polina, www.caliblini.com

My friends’ apple tree has gone crazy this year. It’s seriously over-producing. There are more apples then leaves, and the branches bend all the way to the ground and threaten to break. My friends use any excuse to get me over to their place to pick apples.

The apples are Rome Beauties, medium-size, firm, . . . → Read More: Dealing with all these apples

Open House and Bake Sale at GourMade Cookery

When:  Tuesday, November, 9, 2010,  5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Where:   GourMade Cookery – Pleasanton
               7060 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 320
               (Across from the Alameda County Fairgrounds),

or ONLINE

RSVP: by October 31st via e-mail GourMade Cookery, Pleasanton or call . . . → Read More: Open House and Bake Sale at GourMade Cookery

GARBO’S ORANGE & ROSEMARY SCENTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP WITH SEA SCALLOPS

By Chef Garbo, www.chefgarbo.com

ORANGE & ROSEMARY SCENTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP WITH SEA SCALLOPS

With the Holiday Season upon us one traditional dish that comes to mind is butternut squash soup. Every year I change up the recipe with creative twists on a traditional theme.

Butternut squash is an impressive vegetable with a formidable history, and it’s a . . . → Read More: GARBO’S ORANGE & ROSEMARY SCENTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP WITH SEA SCALLOPS

Our Personal Chef Blog Spot

In this section you will find interesting stories submitted by our Chapter members that will cover their personal adventures on wide ranging topics including the cultivation of herb & vegetable gardens, the jam making process, recipe creation, food styling and photography, Fancy Food Show Conventions, a day in the life of a Bay Area Foodie and . . . → Read More: Our Personal Chef Blog Spot