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Test baking soda before using

Test baking soda  first! It’s super easy to do and takes only minutes. Test baking soda before wasting ingredients and you precious time when baking from scratch. You won’t believe how easy the test is. Check baking soda before you start your recipe. You will save yourself time and  probably heartache if […]

Check baking powder first!

Check baking powder  before you start~ Check baking powder first because baking powder is one of  the leavening agents. It can expire unexpectedly, you need to test it. Furthermore,  if you are like me and have precious little time to waste on ruining your homemade treats, it makes sense. What is a […]

Perfect Roast Turkey – Every Time

  Perfect Roast Turkey – Every Time Perfect roast turkey every time, that is the ideal.  How do you get moist turkey and crisp skin? Methods can be confusing and contradicting. Brine or no brine? Should you cover the turkey or use cheesecloth to keep it moist? Here are some tips from my years of experience to make […]

Healthy eggplant parmesan makeover

Healthy eggplant parmesan recipe makeover Healthy eggplant parmesan was requested by a vegetarian client. While my aubergine recipe has deep flavor notes and is delicious, it was high in fat.  Therefore, it was the opposite of what my client wanted. My original recipe, based on the classical method calls for a beautiful purple […]

Margarita parties or Mexican fiestas with a gourmet twist by Artful Chefs in San Diego

Planning a margarita party? Want something more special than a taco truck ? Artful Chefs is the right catering company in San Diego.

We make everything from scratch so the flavor is the amazing. We shop for the best ingredients possible and bring them right to your kitchen. We will even purchase all organic and can accommodate any special dietary needs.

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Basil Lemon Ice Refresher

Basil Lemon Sorbet Recipe – refresher for summer dinner party Lemon sorbet is an elegant summer treat. You have planned the perfect summer meal and this is the happy ending you’ve been searching for. It won’t weigh everyone down but will satisfy sweet cravings at the end.  This is my favorite way to prepare […]

Catering services by professionals at Artful Chefs, hire the best here

If you are looking for a gourmet Italian catering service, we definitely have great options for you to choose from. Artful Chefs will prepare everything according to your wishes. If you request, all organic or all Kosher we can do that. You will have the ability to view the menu and requests as many edits as you desire until it is perfect for your event.

Easy potato salad with turkey bacon and a jalapeno kick

 Easy potato salad with turkey bacon and jalapeno kick   Try this easy potato salad without mayo, it’s a spicy warm potato salad I created this week for a client. It was delicious and I will definitely be making it again. All ingredients are organic and available at most grocery stores.  This […]

Easy Sloppy Joe recipe by Chef Pharrell

Easy Sloppy Joe recipe by Chef Pharrell Easy sloppy joe recipe is the perfect activity to get kids involved with your Memorial Day plans.  Easy Sloppy Joe Recipe Category: Kid friendly/ family favorites/Easy recipes/ Ground beef recipes/ Yield: 6 servings Preparation time: 45  minutes Total time: 5 hours Source: Artful Chefs/ Chef […]

Best oil to use for your recipe

Deciding on the best oil to use when you are searching your pantry for ingredients to make your recipe, can be a bit confusing. Here is some information which you help a lot.
Most oils have some kind of flavor profile. The flavor profile can enhance your dish with another layer of flavor and richness. Next you need to consider the method and temperature of heat used in your recipe.

Our Client Reviews

“What an awesome team of professional, knowledgeable chefs, who were led by Chef Pharrell that helped us build a team cooking event into a very friendly competition and helped our teams work together to plan, execute against the plan and prepare a variety of meals, which were shared and enjoyed by all. Thank you so much for helping make a successful event for our group!”


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Aphrodiete T, San Diego, CA
Corporate Event on 02/11/2015

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“We hired Chef Pharrell for a Mothers Day dinner for our family. Very simply, she did what she said that she would do! She was easy to work with to create the menu and very accomodating to our dietary issues. Food looked great and tasted great. It was appreciated by all and made the day all that more special.”


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Craig R., Vista, CA
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