March Madness—No Need

March is always an exciting time of the year: We turn the clocks forward so we get an extra hour of light after work; winter finally gives up on itself and relinquishes its time slot to spring; and the NCAA brings us the perennial festival of basketball known as March Madness! And while “madness” might…

Freshology and Fresh Diet Are Gone, So Make a Fresh Start With California Chef!

Last year at about this time we heard that Freshology had gone out of business. Now, we get news that Fresh Diet has closed its doors too. Since almost no one goes into the food business without having a real passion for it, we genuinely empathize with the pain and disappointment that those who worked…

Out With the Old, In With the New

For many of us, 2016 was a challenging year. As a country, we went through one of the most divisive presidential campaigns in our nation’s history, and even now, long after the vote tallies have been finalized, rancor remains. I’ve even heard of families cancelling Thanksgiving celebrations together because support for different candidates split loved…

Kicking Back With Checca

Summertime cooking always means lots of grilling. This summer go beyond marinade to boost the flavor of your grilled steak, chicken, and seafood. Since this season is also tomato time, use checca as a simple way to enhance both the look and the taste of whatever it is you’re grilling. There’s no stove or oven…