Author Archives: Chef Ro

About Chef Ro

I am executive chef of Barcellona Bites, a boutique catering and personal chef service in Folsom, CA. I am also a wife, mom of two college-aged daughters in the Pacific Northwest, yogi and animal lover. Please LIKE my facebook page for tasty recipes, helpful information and kitchen, cooking and lifestyle tips. www.facebook.com/barcellonabites

Garlic Herb Shrimp – Fancy without the Fuss

Here’s a super quick, easy and tasty appetizer that you can make to impress your friends and their tummies. Continue reading

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Cooking with Convection Steam

I am a contributor to another blog called Cooking with Convection Steam. I will be focusing on entertaining. Please check out my first post about crostini. Plus, learn all the wonderful things about cooking in a convection steam oven. It is … Continue reading

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Oscar the Grouch Would Love This

Can I say that I’m in serious like with a trash can? I’m in the kitchen a lot, and my hands are often goopy, so I want a can that will open without my hands. I used to have one … Continue reading

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Georgia Cannery

Originally posted on Isabella Barcellona Photography:
Our next site was the Georgia Cannery in Stevenston. This was one of my favorite places I was able to shoot. It was a big challenge because the light was not very cooperative and…

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Nitobe Garden

Originally posted on Isabella Barcellona Photography:
? ? ? I was able to take the amazing opportunity to go to Vancouver, Canada with a photography class from my university. This will be documentation of some of my favorite photographs from…

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Have a Drink on National Iced Tea Day

Toasty doesn’t adequately express the weather in Nor Cal right now — 104 degrees today! In the famous words of the Wicked Witch of the West, “I’m melting!!!” A tall glass of iced tea sounds particularly nice right now, and … Continue reading

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Happy National Donut (Doughnut) Day

Today is National Donut Day! When I was at Pepperdine University, we’d zip along PCH, speed up the incline to Santa Monica and hang out at Pier or the mall. Inside the mall was a donut palce, which I thought … Continue reading

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