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  • Common Mistakes Home Cooks Make According To Professional Chefs September 23, 2021 Cooking can be intimidating, especially when you are a home cook cooking for other people. We get it. But no fear, HomeMade is here to help tackle the most common mistakes home cooks make according to professional chefs. Avoid these mistakes and learn how to… Read More
  • Smiling-young-ethnic-lady-cooking-in-her-home-kitchen MEHKO Start Up Guide For Home Cooks In Santa Barbara County July 20, 2021   Home cooks...this is not a drill. It is now legal to start your very own Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation (MEHKO) in Santa Barbara County. On May 11, 2021, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors approved home kitchen operations, effective June 15, 2021. By… Read More
  • 6 Simple Tips For Menu Pricing For Home Chefs June 3, 2021 So you’re thinking about becoming a home chef? Or maybe you are, but have never taken the time to sit down and calculate your food costs. Menu pricing for home chefs isn’t something that most home chefs jump up and down to do; but it… Read More
  • HomeMade Featured on Thrillist HomeMade Featured on Thrillist February 20, 2021 Thrillist talks to HomeMade founders about how they are helping home chefs in a post Covid-19 world. Click here to read the article: HomeMade Food App Featured On Thrillist. Read More
  • Person Washing Hands Before Cooking 9 Simple Steps to Keep Your Home Kitchen Clean & Sanitary May 29, 2020 Have you ever heard the phrase, ‘A clean home is a happy home?’ Well this phrase especially applies to the heart of the home, better known as the kitchen. Whether you’re cooking for your loved ones or cooking for hungry customers who ordered from your… Read More
  • HomeMade App Launch Shown on Mobile Phone The HomeMade App Launches in Los Angeles to Help Local Chefs Sell Home Cooked Meals May 14, 2020   The HomeMade App Launches in Los Angeles and Surrounding Counties to Help Local Chefs Sell Home Cooked Meals Through Their Mobile Platform   In April 2020,  the HomeMade App officially announced the launch of its mobile application on the App Store and Google Play. The… Read More
Fresh chopped vegetables and food prep for selling food from home

Need Recipe Ideas? Here are the Best Home Cooked Meals to Sell from Your Home-Based Kitchen

We’ve all experienced the home cooked meal struggle before. We get so caught up with work and life that it’s tough to find time to make a good home cooked meal for ourselves and our family, so we end up resorting to takeout…
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Fresh vegetables sauteed on stove in home-based restaurant

Why NOW is the Right Time to Start a Home-Based Restaurant

If you have a passion for cooking and have ever thought about starting a culinary business, we have amazing news for you! Thanks to the California Homemade Food Act, you can start a home-based restaurant and make money doing what you love by…
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Immigrant woman rolling dough in her kitchen showcasing the impact of home cooking gig economy for immigrants

Here’s How California Assembly Bill 626 Will Impact the Gig Economy for Minority & Immigrant Women

For many of us, food is a shared experience that is exchanged between family, friends, and even our neighbors. From passing down recipes to convening over a signature family dish, it keeps traditions and culture alive across generations. For years, many people have…
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The Complete Guide to Food Photography for Home-Based Chefs

Have you ever scrolled through your Instagram feed and immediately stopped at the sight of a mouth-watering image of food? Well, that’s exactly how you want people to feel when they see photos of your food on your HomeMade app menu! Good food…
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Perfect Home Based Kitchen Business Menu

How to Create the Perfect Menu for Your Home Based Kitchen Restaurant

Congratulations, you’re officially in business! You got your Food Safety Manager Certification, you received your permit to operate your microenterprise home kitchen, and now you’re ready to build your very own foodie tribe on the Homemade App. Let the hunger games begin by…
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Riverside County AB-626

The Ultimate Guide to AB-626 MICROENTERPRISE HOME KITCHEN OPERATIONS in Riverside County

Home-based cooks, this is not a drill! Thanks to the Assembly bill (AB-626), it is now legal to create your very own Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation (MEHKO) in Riverside County. By following a few simple steps and obtaining the right certifications, you can…
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