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


Spicy Cauliflower Garbanzo Coconut Stew

by Chef Randy This vegan and gluten-free dish is the perfect hot meal for a cold, blustery late-winter supper. Cauliflower and garbanzo beans (chickpeas) are the perfect complement to the Indian


Hasselback Potatoes

by Chef Randy What are Hasselback Potatoes? Some say they are a work of art. I say they are one of the best ways to pair a photo with the expression “You eat with your eyes.” They will certainly