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mother’s day gift guide 2015
You know how much I love to plan ahead and even though I am still in the midst of teaching Mexican classes in anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, I would like to remind everyone that Mother's Day is next weekend! Quite...

five friday favorites 04.24.15
Yay, it's the weekend!  I've been continuing with my Mexican-inspired classes this month and I've also been posting a few recipes on the blog in anticipation of Cinco de Mayo.  In other exciting ;) news, I finally got around to...

five friday favorites 04.17.15
I have some old and new favorites to share this week.  And in between Friday Favorites, I am posting some amazing Mexican recipes to get you ready for Cinco de Mayo.  After which comes Mother's Day, Memorial Day, school graduations,...

five friday favorites 04.10.15
I'm laying low this week after a marathon of Passover cooking and baking last weekend!  This year for spring break, we're taking a little stay-cation at home and enjoying a visit from my mom.  It has been nice to have...

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...