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Vegetarian “Like Water for Chocolate” Chiles with Walnut Sauce, stuffed with Lentils

Posted June 13th, 2011 by Chef_jenn with No Comments

For those of you who have taken a vegetarian (or vegan) cooking class from me this recipe will be very familiar. And for those of you who have not been lucky enough to take one of my cooking classes; I thought I ...

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URBAN FARM PARTY! Coral Tree Farms, an urban farm in the heart of Encinitas

Posted June 4th, 2011 by Chef_jenn with No Comments


URBAN FARM PARTY! Coral Tree Farms, an urban farm off of Requeza Ave in the heart of Encinitas. If you have not heard of it you are not alone, but trust me when I tell you there ...

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Dates Shakes and Anthony Bourdain

Posted May 31st, 2011 by Chef_jenn with No Comments

Not until I watched Season 4 of No Reservations (with Anthony Bourdain) did I have any idea that Palm Dessert was the home of the famous Shields Date Garden and there amazing Date Shake. Oh and an interesting movie about the “Romance ...

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The Perfect Easter Ham!!

Posted April 24th, 2011 by Chef_jenn with No Comments

For those of you that missed out on my Easter class, here is my recipe for the perfect glazed ham. I love my pork products and this ham tops my list. With tons of flavor and a crisp, sweet crust. My mouth ...

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Day at The Docks 2011…Pan Seared Corvina with Citrus Butter and Sauted Swiss Chard

Posted April 22nd, 2011 by Chef_jenn with No Comments

I recently spent the day at H and M landing in Point Loma. I was there for Day at The Docks. A wonderful day to celebrate our local sport fishing community. For me it was a day to help make and sell hundreds ...

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Cultivating Food Justice 2001~ Unlocking Your CSA Bakset

Posted April 9th, 2011 by Chef_jenn with No Comments

I spent a wonderful morning participating in Cultivating Food Justice; San Diegan will came together in City Heights to attend workshops, share knowledge, and discuss the sustainability, accessibility, and the health of our food system in San Diego and around the world.
The ...

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Trials and Tribulations of Vegan Coconut, Ginger, Lemon Grass Tapioca Pudding

Posted March 26th, 2011 by Chef_jenn with 2 Comments

I love to play with my food!
Recently I have fallen in love with vegan cooking and have had a ton of fun both converting old recipes and finding new recipes.
This is a recipe I have used for years, but when I ...

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Scallop and Shrimp Stuffed Halibut with Citrus Buerre Blanc,

Posted March 2nd, 2011 by Chef_jenn with No Comments

Scallop and Shrimp Stuffed Halibut with Citrus Buerre BlancServes 4
1 ¼ lb Halibut fillets (about 4 medium)2 tbsp Fresh parsley, finely chopped 2 tbsp Shallots, minced ½ cup Shrimp, peeled, deveined and roughly chopped½ cup Bay scallops, tough hinge removed and roughly chopped¼ cup ...

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The new and improved Green Bean Casserole; so good even your mom will love it

Posted November 7th, 2010 by Chef_jenn with No Comments

Everyone loves Green Bean Casserole. It is an American classic. And oh so out dated. My updated version may not be as easy as opening a few cans, but it can be made easier by purchasing sliced mushrooms and doing serval of ...

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Mini New England Style Lobster and Shrimp Roll

Posted October 26th, 2010 by Chef_jenn with No Comments

These Mini Lobster Rolls with Shrimp where a big hit at the recent Collaboration Kitchen event (at Catalina Offshore Products) and I know they will be a huge it at your next party. Plus they are supper simple to make.
This recipes serves ...

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