ongratulations to Mary Shivers on being the1st place winner of our annual Bella Sun Luci Recipe Contest with your Chicken and Sun Dried Tomato Lasagna Rolls on Creamy Bacon and Pesto Bechamel!
Chef Richie here, at your service! Our final honorable mention recipe for the 2014 Mooney Farms/Bella Sun Luci recipe contest, before I begin choosing and then testing the finalists for this year’s recipe contest this summer, comes from Chef Paul VanSavage.
Chef Richie here, at your service…to share more culinary nuggets of wisdom and make the world a better place through sun dried tomatoes, olive oil, risotto and the Mediterranean Diet…and this month, The Mexican Land of the Sun Diet.
Mooney Farms recently donated a delicious dinner to the Gateway Science Museum benefit for ten guests to enjoy the tastes of the Mediterranean with Chef Richie as the main event – delighting guests with his entertaining stories and beautiful presentation of the evening’s menu. The gorgeous flower arrangements were arranged by Pamela Walters of La Petite Flowers here in Chico, California – as always, they were perfect for the occasion.
A fusion of Central and South American, Caribbean (notice the word BEAN is in the word Caribbean!) and Mediterranean cuisines, this super-simple, quick and easy, hearty, vegetarian (actually vegan) and gluten free stew is the perfect antidote to a cold winter day.
Chef Richie here, at your service! And now ladies and gentlemen, I give you…PRIMAVERA! SPRINGTIME! Mark your calendars…March 20 is the first day of spring and…here’s your Italian lesson for today…
Chef Richie here, at your service! ;-) Love is in the air! Love is in a lot of places…Cupid is all over the place…did you know that Cupid is actually a chef?! What’s that about the way to a man’s/woman’s heart is through the stomach?…nothing like a man in the kitchen…and on and on.
Savory Cheesecake Chef Richie here…at your service! We recently had guest Chef, Sarah Showalter, from Showalter’s Classic Cheesecake in our Mooney Farms test kitchen for a day of cheesecake making
Chef Richie here…at your service! This past week, Bella Sun Luci and Cut N Clean Greens came together to create four harmonious dishes featuring sun dried tomatoes and assorted greens. The combination of these super foods was so delicious that the two brands will be creating a co-marketing campaign to hit grocery store shelves soon.
Chef Richie here, at your service! Happy New Year! Can ya believe it?! 2015!!! Our fifth honorable mention prizewinner in our 2014 recipe contest is…home chef…drum roll please…wait for it…oh my gosh, there are TWO for the price of one, fifth AND sixth honorable mentions…Jamie Brown-Miller AND Sandra Schwartz
Chef Richie here, at your service! Hope you had a great Christmas and wishing you a fun New Year! Now on to this month’s winner… Our fourth honorable mention prizewinner in our 2014 recipe contest is…home chef…drum roll please…Cornelia Henderson! Congratulations Chef!
Chef Richie here, at your service! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving. I’m sure you’re refrigerator is full of leftovers but after you get sick of all that turkey, you’ve got to try this recipe!
Chef Richie here, at your service! Our second honorable mention prizewinner in our 2014 recipe contest is…home chef…drum roll please…Tasha Stover! Congratulations Chef and Happy Halloween!
Chef Richie here, at your service! Our first honorable mention prizewinner in our 2014 recipe contest is…home chef…drum roll please…William Kanour! Congratulations Chef!