Grilled Persimmon Salad with Maple-Spiced Walnuts, Spinach, and Frisée

This salad is easy but elegant, perfect for fall and holiday meals. Plus it has “kid appeal.” One of my ten-year-old students told me it was the only salad he had ever liked! Serves 4 Grilled Persimmons 2 Fuyu persimmons, sliced lengthwise in 1/4-inch slices 1 tablespoon olive oil Pinch of sugar and salt Maple-Spiced… continue reading

Green Thanksgiving

Green Thanksgiving For more information on the topics addressed in this article – please refer to the book, Cool Cuisine – Taking the Bite out of Global Warming (2008) Everyone should host at least one party every 12 months – it is your ticket into all the other parties you attend throughout the year. If… continue reading

Spooky Halloween Cooking Class

Headed to the City Saturday to catch the World Series ?  (which starts at 4pm) Head in early and catch… FERRY BUILDING FARMERS MARKET / CUESA COOKING CLASS SERIES Chef Laura Stec Spooky Halloween Class! Saturday, October 27 11 AM – 11:45 AM VIDEO: Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a free cooking demo… continue reading