Twice-Baked Potatoes, Mexican Style

by Chef Randy This is a hearty side dish stuffed into one tasty shell. Think of these as twice -baked potatoes with a nice little kick! They are healthy, easy to prepare, and both vegetarian and


Stuffed Tomatoes With Avocado and Fresh Mozzarella

by Chef Randy Avocados may be high in total fat but did you know they are low in saturated fat and are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, vitamin E, B vitamins and


Root Tarte Tatin

by Chef Randy Tarte Tatin is generally an upside-down tart of apples or other fruit. This one features vegetables and is a cross between my Back To Our Root Vegetables and Tomato Tarte Tatin


Basic Tomatillo Salsa Verde

by Chef Randy Tomatillos are a hard, small fruit that are a bit tart, yet slightly sweet – earthy but with a hint of citrus. In other words, like nothing else. You may have seen them in the


Ojai Valley GlutenFree Cookbook

A new cookbook, Ojai Valley GlutenFree Cookbook, by Ojai chef and author Randy Graham is now available for purchase. All of the 87 recipes in this book are gluten-free and vegetarian. In


Cauliflower Crust Pizza

by Chef Randy Why? you ask. Why cauliflower crust on a pizza? Ask not why; ask how good. This crust is not only good, it is amazingly good, tasty AND gluten-free. Freshly grated cauliflower


Caprese Mac and Cheese

by Chef Randy This is a nice stovetop twist on traditional mac and cheese. The addition of grape tomatoes goes nicely with the creamy mozzarella sauce and basil. Add a little Dijon mustard and a


Beer-Battered Avocados with Grilled Peach Salsa

by Chef Randy The inspiration for this appetizer came from my friend, Sandy S., who asked what I would serve with my grilled peach, avocado and jalapeno salsa. I thought, Beer-battered avocados