• On Chef Marshall's Mind
  • Pumpkin Poblano Soup

    Serves 4 Ingredients   1 large poblano pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 small (about 1 cup) yellow onion, diced 3 cups pie pumpkin, cooked. 1 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 bay leaf 1 quart vegetable stock Yogurt […]

  • On Chef Marshall's Mind
  • ARTICLE: Local Chef/Trainer Teaches Value of Cooking

    Written by Nancy Weingartner @Food Service News http://www.foodservicenews.net/October-2019/Local-Chef-Trainer-Teaches-Value-of-Cooking/ October 2019 Chef Marshall O’Brien doesn’t just tell people how to eat better, he shows them with his pots and pans. “All day meetings can be dry; (plus) it’s hard to sit all day, and one way leadership makes it enjoyable is to have Marshall come in. […]

  • Kitchen Tips
  • Dried Herbs vs Fresh Herbs

    Kitchen Tips: Have you wondered what the difference is? Dried leaf herbs have more concentrated flavor than fresh herbs. If you are substituting dried leaf herbs for fresh, use 1/3 the amount called for in the recipe. For example, if the recipe calls for 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, use 1 teaspoon dried leaf thyme.  If […]

  • Around Town
  • Kids Growing Food, and Growing to Their Full Potential

    Chef Marshall Around Town: Chef Marshall volunteered at his daughters’ school to celebrate the success of their school garden. The garden is established now, with an abundance of produce planted by students last spring that is being harvested now. Students planted an assortment of vegetables: squash, herbs, lettuce, chard, kale, tomatoes, cucumbers and more.  The garden is a fantastic teaching tool […]