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my passover menus and timeline
With Passover and Easter coming up fast, many of my students have been asking me after class what they should make for the holidays and the timing of everything.  Timing, timing, timing!!  It seems to be the reason for...

five friday favorites 3.20.15
I am just LOVING the extra bit of daylight we gained from daylight savings!  It's so nice on many levels.  I noticed on my calendar that Easter and Passover are right around the corner so after this week, I might...

five friday favorites 3.13.15
It has been a great, but slightly exhausting week!  The change in daylight savings always throws me for a loop.  My daughter came home from college, made an appearance for a bit and then escaped to the desert with her...

five friday favorites 3.6.15
All I can say is….the snow has to end eventually.  For all of you living outside my sunny bubble of Los Angeles, you have my sympathies.  I have deliberately not instagrammed a single smoothie bowl or icy shake out of...

five friday favorites 2.27.15
Happy Friday!  I hope you had a great week.  I just completed a really interesting experiment called "Cooking My Kitchen."  Almost a month ago I was pulling together my list of dinners to make for the upcoming week and the...

five friday favorites 2.20.15
I hope you all had a nice week!  I was in Palm Springs last weekend with my family, following my husband around for Modernism Week and then we flew over to Park City, Utah with some friends for a few...

five friday favorites 2.13.15
It's a long weekend for my family, yippee!!  I hope you are getting a little extra time off, too.  I have a few fab items I've been loving lately and sharing with my cooking class students.  Let me know what...

five friday favorites 2.6.15 — valentine’s edition!
I'm not the kind of girl that needs fancy gifts or over-the-top flowers on Valentine's Day.  And I would much rather stay home with my husband and kids than be at a crowded restaurant.  None of that says "L-O-V-E" to...

five friday favorites 1.30.15
I hope you had a good week, friends.  Some of you were buried in snow while at the same time many others were confused by the record heat in January.  Wherever you live, chances are you're thinking about Super Bowl...

five friday favorites 1.23.15
My Five Friday Favorites continues!!  Sometimes I'll mention things in my classes, and when I notice a lot of people writing them down, I know that it's something I need to share!  Feel free to leave a comment with any...