To understand organic seems to be four years of college ! I’ll try to define it – (in short order) the best I can without turning green !

Organic foods… are they safer, healthier  or more nutritious? The word “organic” refers to the way farmers grow and process agricultural products, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products and meat. Organic farming practices are designed to encourage soil and water conservation and reduce pollution. Farmers who grow organic produce and meat don’t use conventional… Continue reading To understand organic seems to be four years of college ! I’ll try to define it – (in short order) the best I can without turning green !

The Tastes of Summer… Grilled Popcorn Halibut

Ingredients: 4 (6-ounce) skin-on halibut fillets Canolia oil 1/8 c unpopped popcorn kernels ( the ones that didn’t pop ; from your last batch of popcorn 1/2 c fresh popped popcorn lemon parsley compound butter ( see recipe below) NOTE * Avoid Atlantic halibut, which is overfished; try to buy Pacific or Alaskan halibut instead.… Continue reading The Tastes of Summer… Grilled Popcorn Halibut

Chef Gigi to Guest Demo at Simon Kidget Club!

Chef Gigi will be whipping up some fun with Simon Kidgets Super  Duper Mini Chefs Club at The Standford Shopping Center this Saturday June 5th, 2010. You wont want to miss this- an interactive kids culinary event that combines food family and fun! Mini Chefs can come and explore the fun side of food by… Continue reading Chef Gigi to Guest Demo at Simon Kidget Club!

Remembering Your “Que”!

The History of Barbecue The Spanish explorers arrived in the new world to find the natives preserving meats in the sun. This was a successful preservation method but the problem was that the meats were often infested with bugs and this meant spoilage. The indigenous people learned to build smoky fires to keep the insects… Continue reading Remembering Your “Que”!