Posts made in July, 2012

Gluten-Free & Paleo Pop-Ups

Posted by on Jul 27, 2012 in Dinner, PALEO POP-UPS! | 2 comments

Exciting News!  Every Saturday in August, Food Lab will be hosting  Zenbelly for some pretty incredible popup dinners.  For anyone who hasn’t heard of this trend, popups are essentially temporary restaurants that feature chefs who don’t have their own restaurant, but have something exciting to offer.  In this case, I have created a 100% gluten-free menu that is predominantly paleo.  The ingredients are all sourced locally; grassfed meats from Fallon Hills Ranch in West Marin, and produce from Miramonte Farms in San Juan Batista.  The intention of these dinners is to feature the...

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Grain-Free Waffles – UPDATED!

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 in Breakfast, Dessert, grain-free | 22 comments

Grain-Free Waffles – UPDATED!

I bought a waffle iron. It was kind of a big deal, mainly because I had formerly put it in the “kitchen appliances I don’t need” category. What changed my mind? Freaking Pinterest. Having a catering company that is basically a one woman show with the exception of servers and bartenders means that I spend a lot of time on the computer writing menus, doing paperwork, engaging in social media to promote my business and of course wasting time on sites like Pinterest. So I saw a picture of a paleo waffle and Had. To. Have. It. Then I made the recipe that was the reason for the...

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Heirloom Tomato Salad

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Adventures in Catering, Galleries | 0 comments

With burrata, balsamic paint, unfiltered California Olive Oil, fresh basil, micro greens, and glutenfree garlic...

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Roasted Beet, goat cheese & fennel fronds on glutenfree crostini

Posted by on Jul 22, 2012 in Adventures in Catering, Galleries | 0 comments

Simple and beautiful, these colorful bites are a perfect addition to any hors d’oeuvres...

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Sausage Bolognese over Zucchini Noodles

Posted by on Jul 21, 2012 in Dinner, Fridge Forage, pork, primal | 1 comment

Once again, I found myself home from a catering job completely starving, despite the dozen or so mini meatballs I had eaten while working. Having had a very busy week catering, there were all sorts of goodies in the fridge: extra sausage I had made to add to the rabbit that was braised in Pinot Gris, zucchini that didn’t make it to the grill because I bought way too much, as usual, and some burrata, which is my new favorite thing as far as cheese goes. Like mozzarella, only creamier, spreadable, and sublimely melty when warm. So here it is; the latest fridge forage; inspired, as...

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