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Free Introductory Cooking Class for Kids

On February 26, 3:30-5:00pm, I’m offering a free class for 8-10 year olds. My classes are both sweet and savory but in my experience kids really love to bake so we’ll be making cookies in this class. This class will … Continue reading

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Rick Bayless Cookbooks and Frontera

Although not a regular restaurant goer as there are always so many fun dishes to cook myself, I have been a fan of Rick Bayless for 20 years and had the fortune of dining at Frontera in Chicago last week.   … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Yotam Ottolenghi Recipes

Our Yummy Yotam camp was so much fun and I learned a lot from the young chefs who came to cook with me. Most notable was that their taste buds differ a lot from mine. We all agreed that his … Continue reading

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Chocolate Guessing Game

  Chocolate is on my mind today. It’s not that it usually isn’t but today is a special day as I head into 15 baking classes, two of which are all about chocolate. One of my favorite activities in chocolate … Continue reading

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Yotam Featured this Summer

    I remember a few months back when I hosted a dinner party starting with an announcement. It wasn’t a toast for someone’s birthday or a grand speech. I just piped up “I have bad news for you. I … Continue reading

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Summer Cooking Camp Scholarship

  Now Accepting Applications for Summer Cooking Camp Scholarship I’m happy to announce my first (but hopefully annual) scholarship to my summer program.  This is just a small way for me to give back to the community. Click on “APPLY” to … Continue reading

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Jacques Torres And March 11 Chocolate Class

      On a recent visit to New York City I basically ate up the city.  Literally.  Between shuttling my daughter between tours of prospective colleges I dined at Jean Geoge as I so love his family cookbook, snapped … Continue reading

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