26-2 Summer Issue
Michael Rodier (who just so happens to be the general manager at Wood’ys Grill & Bar) and his crew created an avocado appetizer just for the readers of Bakersfield Magazine. It’s flavorful, it’s made with locally-grown produce, and it’s easy (and quick) to prepare.
25-6 Winter Issue
Entertaining the Bakersfield Way by Miles Johnson
The complicated-looking main dish is ideal for couples to prepare together. By prepping the main course elements in advance—even the night before—you can relax and enjoy your evening while the meal practically cooks itself.
Fresh crab will need to be cooked and separated from the shell prior to assembling the main dish. Imitation crab can be used in place of fresh and doesn’t need to be pre-cooked. A classic Béarnaise sauce is tricky and time-consuming to make.
Knorr makes a quick and simple-packaged Béarnaise sauce that comes without all the fuss of clarifying butter. If you’re adventurous, you can prepare a homemade Béarnaise the day before to help save on cooking time.