Couples Who Cook Together…

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The Valentine’s couples class is one of my favorite classes all year! This is my 4th couples class and it’s great watching the teams work together to create healthy meals. You get to understand everyone’s role in the kitchen and if I’ve done my job right, the partner who doesn’t naturally do the cooking participates … Continued

Paella and Spanish Tapas

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Had a blast in yesterday’s cooking class. Lots of happy faces as we spent our Sunday afternoon cooking delicious paellas and delectable Spanish tapas recipes. It’s hard to fully explain how cooking together in a group with a shared love and interest in healthy and delicious food makes me feel during the class. Just look … Continued

The Perfect Holiday Menu

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This evening’s class was just the best end to the year🙌👩🏾‍🍳. The festive menu was delicious, healthy and all things chestnuts: velvety chestnut soup, chestnut salad and savory wild rice with chestnuts, chanterelle mushrooms, and fennel.  The main protein was citrus herbed Cornish hens, brined and seasoned and roasted to perfection-the best. Thank you to … Continued

Healthy, Happy Thanksgiving

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This was one BIG and AHHMAZING class. I had so much fun with this boisterous and lovely crowd. We cooked together, laughed together and drank together! We enjoyed an early Thanksgiving preparing five delicious recipes including a vegan cauliflower and parsnip mash, Moroccan spiced turkey leg quarters, dairy-free maple pumpkin custards, baba ganoush and a … Continued

October Pumpkin Madness

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October is one of my favorite months, not only because it’s fall but because of all the fun fall foods! This month’s class theme was pumpkins and squash. We made a delicious pumpkin-apple ginger soup using bright orange sugar-pie pumpkins;  we roasted and seasoned acorn squash and used them as bowls for the soup; and I taught … Continued

Welcome Autumn Cooking Class

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The Welcome Autumn cooking class was so much fun! We really squeezed quite a few recipes into to this class starting with the baked Moroccan spiced sweet potato chips and roasted beet and turmeric hummus dip. The sweet potato chips are a snack staple in class and it was great to finally teach it in … Continued

August Cooking Class: Japanese Cuisine

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Despite the heatwave, we managed to have a fantastic Sunday afternoon in the kitchen. Japanese cuisine was on the menu!  We made dashi, the traditional Japanese sea stock and the base for our miso soup with clams; Japanese rolled omelets, we prepared them in groups of threes and it was fun to watch the competitive … Continued

July Cooking Class: Paella…

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….because it was so much fun, I had to do it again!  Such a fantastic Sunday cooking Paella with this beautiful group. It’s always nice to meet new people, connect with old friends and meet the spouses of the women that come to class. It was fun to see them work as a team to … Continued