Posts tagged ‘cucumber’

Chobani Sundaes…Sweet and Savory

Chobani Sundaes 3-2 5-13Doesn’t everyone love Chobani?  or Cho, as it’s known by its fans. Authentic Greek Yogurt.  Chobani Sundaes – what a fun, healthy treat.  Make them savory.  Make them sweet.  Make them any way you like.  But simply make them. (more…)

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May 17, 2013 at 9:40 am 5 comments

Avocado Grove Tour inspires Crab & Avocado Salad

Crab and Avocado Salad

Crab and Avocado Salad

The Crab and Avocado Salad is destined for my rotating repertoire and a menu item for one of my upcoming cooking classes. In this dish, the creaminess of the avocado matches so well with the crunch of the raw cabbage and persian cucumber slices. The garlicky mayo blend pulls together the exotic and delicate taste of the crab.  Yum!  I’m in love…with this dish. (more…)

March 14, 2013 at 10:16 am Leave a comment

Make Gazpacho before summer tomatoes disappear!

Like a fine wine, this gazpacho improves with age.  My age that is.  Some years ago, I tasted gazpacho in a Los Angeles restaurant and fell in love.  Since then I’ve been on a quest to make my own at home, always feeling I’ve come up short.  On top of it, my tastebuds have become more refined with age, so the bar is set ever farther.  I’ve tried numerous recipes always to be disappointed.  Recipes that call for tomato juice in addition to fresh tomatoes, recipes where the gazpacho marinates overnight, authentic Spanish recipes that refresh day old bread in water.  None were satisfactory to me.  I was determined to find the perfect gazpacho recipe for our August Garden to Table Cooking Class, so I tinkered around in the kitchen and came up with this recipe…and I finally have found my match! (more…)

August 28, 2012 at 1:46 pm 1 comment

Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Goat Cheese & Pepitas

With 4th of July around the corner, who can’t use some new ideas to bring to the neighborhood Potluck?   Here’s a Fresh Food in a Flash idea that is easy and inexpensive to make.  Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Goat Cheese and Pepitas. (more…)

June 28, 2012 at 8:59 am 3 comments


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Patricia K. Rose

I am a Chef, Cooking Teacher and Food Blogger. Learn how to create delicious and healthy food in a FLASH.

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