Start a Garden from Scraps

Start a Garden from Scraps

Many of us have become much more conscientious about where our garbage and recycling goes. Composting programs have become mainstream, so we don’t have to worry that we are continually throwing away items that could be reused or recycled. Here at the Perfect Taste kitchen, we recycle, reuse, and compost! Taking it to the next […]

The Importance of an Invitation

The Importance of an Invitation

In this era of email, social media and texting, putting an invitation together can be a lost art. Whether your event is a casual cocktail party or a black tie affair, the invitation is the first impression your guests will have.  An interesting invitation creates a sense of excitement and anticipation.  It sets the tone of your […]

Water Conservation in the Kitchen

Water Conservation in the Kitchen

Even with all the traffic and minor annoyances it causes, the recent rainfall throughout the Bay Area is a welcome relief. As skiers finally get some real powder in the Sierras and the kiddos go splashing through puddles, we can’t forget that it’s our responsibility to continue water conservation efforts. The state has yet to impose […]

Food Trends

Food Trends

Last year “mash-ups” like Cronuts (who can resist a mélange of croissant and donut?!) entered the culinary lexicon, and kale became a veggie superstar. Someone- Keizo Shimamoto- also thought, “Hey, let’s use ramen noodles as a bun for a burger…” and people went crazy for it! In addition, miniature desserts were a great way to […]

Upcoming Trends for 2014

Upcoming Trends for 2014

Here at Perfect Taste, the New Year brings fresh ideas in food, beverage, design, décor, event themes and much more. As we take stock of last years’ spectacular events, we are also keeping an eye out for the newest developments in these areas. Here’s a little a taste of what’s in store for 2014 in […]