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Recipes for a Holiday Meal

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Happy holidays everyone! I prepared this meal for eight as part of the fundraiser for The Laguna Foundation. It was a big hit and I’m sure your family and guests will enjoy this meal this holiday season. I served them in order, below, with lots of time in between courses for conversation. Plan for a… Read More

Your Healthy Winter Skin

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Your Healthy Winter Skin Wintertime is notorious for leaving people with dry, chapped skin, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some easy tips for healthier skin. In the nutrition world the mantra is: if all else fails, support your liver. Your liver, like your skin, is a detoxifying organ and the… Read More

Jaws: The Hidden Epidemic

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Another interesting program that I am chairing at The Commonwealth Club on Tuesday in San Francisco, based on the book Jaws by Sandra Kahn and the famed Paul Ehrlich. There is a serious hidden epidemic just now being discovered by the public health community. It’s most obvious symptom is the growing frequency of children with… Read More

Microsurgery Program at The Commonwealth Club

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Join me on Tuesday, November 6th at The Commonwealth Club for a fascinating program on Microsurgery. What is microsurgery?   Reconstruction of the mutilated hand, for example, restoring all fingers and thumbs with toe transplantation. Breast reconstruction after mastectomy can now preformed using only abdominal or thigh tissue, without the need for an implant. Facial… Read More

Chef’s Dinner with Adobe Road Winery

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I will be the guest chef at Adobe Road Winery’s Harvest Hike and Food/Wine Tasting on October 14th at the beautiful Famighetti Vineyard in Healdsburg. Caramelized Onion Tart and Rose in the treehouse. A hike through the stunning vineyard. Charcuterie (with a lesson included as to putting one together) with more wine. Roasted beet salad with chevre,… Read More