Category Archives: Dinner

Mediterranean Flatbread

I like this flatbread with a warm bowl of soup. I also use this recipe as dough for a thick-crust pizza. The use of bread flour, as opposed to all-purpose flour, makes the final product crispier. For a chewier crust, … Continue reading

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California Veggie Burger

This burger has texture and taste and is not mushy in the middle. I think you’ll find that it has the perfect combination of black beans, veggies, bread crumbs, seeds, nuts, spices, and herbs. I say, Grill it!

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New Cookbook – Ready for Summer Grilling!

Here’s a recipe from my new book, Ojai Valley Grill It Cookbook. Panko-Portobello Mushroom Burger A few weeks ago Robin and I ate at the relatively new Ojai Harvest restaurant in downtown Ojai. I had their Grain Bowl and Robin … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Plain and Simple

Here is a wonderful winter recipe featuring butternut squash. I like it because it is simple and sometimes simple is the tastiest. If you want something different, you can cut the roasted squash into cubes, mash them, and add a … Continue reading

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Pizza with Quinoa Crust

My friend, Tim D., provided the inspiration for this cheesy pizza bread with a quinoa crust. Fun, tasty, and naturally gluten-free.

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Winter Alfredo with Roasted Broccoli

I was thinking of making my comfort food and oh-so-satisfying Winter Alfredo for dinner the other night but I didn’t have cauliflower. I did have broccoli but I was thinking of roasting the broccoli in the oven as a side … Continue reading

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Pappardelle with Burrata and Crushed Cherry Toms

The flavors of the burrata, roasted tomatoes, and fresh basil are a classic combination. In addition, this pasta dish looks amazing when plated. Serve with a glass of your favorite wine and I say this is a complete meal. Mangiamo!

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