Appy Hour with Portola Valley Schools

Portola Valley Unified brought us in for 2 hands on Appy Hour classes, a chance for teachers and administrators to get together and have fun. Classes had 3 hands-on stations.   People enjoyed assembling & grilling their own masterpieces. And the results were delicious! Standing Devils with Pickled Jalapeno and Bacon. Almond Blueberry Hemp Date… continue reading

City of Palo Alto – Food Waste Reduction Series

In attempts to rescue 3000 tons of food scrap waste per year, the City of Palo Alto embarked on a 2015 corporate campaign to teach businesses how to reduce food scrap waste. We went to a number of local companies teaching Leftover Makeover, and Fabulous Dishes, No Recipes Required. Here are a few… At Medallia,… continue reading

Superfoods at Pacific THERx

Get ready for the winter with these fast dishes and condiments. We teamed with nutritionist Yael Dror at super fitness club Pacific THERx in Portola Valley, CA. Cinnamon, turmeric, cayenne, broccoli, arame, burdock Umeboshi, shiitake, daikon, parsley, orange – soooo many superfoods! Cranberry Walnut Pepper Chutney. Add less sugar, some superfood spices and then use… continue reading

Leftover Makeover with CRRA

California Resource Recovery Association Conference. Aug 5, 2014. The Fairmont, San Jose. “I heard so many great things about your presentation – we very much appreciate your participation.” – CRRA Conference Manager We made nine new dishes out of our baseline Roasted Veggies and Pressure Cooked Brown Rice and Hato Mugi (Asian barley) and turned… continue reading

Food Party! with Rdio

Welcome to Rdio. The Party! started with a cooking class and three quick dishes, then we broke into hands-on stations where participants could make appetizers, or sample local chocolates from the Discovery Bar. Everything was paired with Bay Bridge wines – urban wineries that ring the San Francisco Bay. Cooking class begins – held among… continue reading