Recipes

beerbread

Irish Cheese & Guinness Extra Stout Beer Bread

by Chef Randy Here’s a recipe our son, Robert, sent to me on St. Paddy’s Day. I’ve modified it a little so that the taste is pure Irish. This is even better than my Irish Soda Bread. Spread a

slowcookercookbook

Chef Randy’s New Cookbook Is a Great Holiday Gift

My new cookbook, Ojai Valley Slow Cooker Cookbook, is now available on-line at Amazon for $14.95. In addition, I will have two local book signings as follows: • Saturday, November 25th, at

pickledredonion

Pickled Red Onions

by Chef Randy By using red onions, these slightly sweet pickled onions take on a deep red rose coloring and look beautiful in a jar in the fridge. They also look amazing when plated. I like to

_quinoaburger

Hearty Quinoa Burger

by Chef Randy Are you tired of the mas-produced veggie burger patties found at your favorite grocery store? Tired of the garden burgers foisted on you as the only choice at your favorite

frenchonionsoup

French Onion Soup

by Chef Randy This is a very satisfying onion soup recipe. Serve it with or without the French bread and the Gruyere cheese top. The potato peel broth is a separate recipe in itself and is good

croissantsandwhich

Croissant Sandwich

by Chef Randy For a complete breakfast, I serve this with a side of country-style fried potatoes and fresh orange juice. For lunch, I serve with a side of pasta salad. ‘Nuff said. Ingredients: 8

mushroomlentilpate

MushroomLentil Pâté

by Chef Randy When I hear the word pâté, I picture a slice of toasted baguette with a modicum of creamy pâté spread on top. Until recently, I hadn’t considered making my own because I thought it

cornandsaussagekabobs

Grilled Corn and Sausage Kabobs

by Chef Randy Brush down and clean your outdoor grill. It’s barbecue season! This recipe features fresh corn, fresh bell peppers, and Lightlife Italian Sausage. It is easy to make, looks great