Monday June 21st Cooking demo: Chilled Summer Treats

In my catering days I used to prepare cold wedding banquets, and they were just as unforgettable as their hot counterparts. How can you miss with such intense and assertive flavors? This menu is gluten-free to boot! I will be demonstrating: Iced red and yellow pepper soup Moroccan dry rub roast chicken Minted wild rice […]


A Lovely Thing Happened on the Way to Birdland

First read this email I sent to the ticket office, it will tell the first part of the story: I am so sorry I made a very stupid – but a very honest – mistake. Next week is my daughter’s birthday and my gift to her was Birdland-and-dinner. I realized just a little while ago I booked […]

Tuesday, June 15th Cooking Demo: Father’s Day: The Good Junk

No you needn’t kiss your favorites goodbye! You can enjoy your fast food as hearty as you like it, and right at home. So what’s the secret? None other than starting out with lean choices, cooking from scratch, and making it yourself in minutes.  Impress Dad with these recipes on Father’s Day or any day! […]


Honor your Mother the Gluten-Free Way! Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe

What an adventure it was, trying Gluten-free Pizza on my bread-chomping son Yakov! Yakov is the poster child for the meat-and-potato-and-lots-of-ketchup diet. When he was little, his biggest compliment regarding my food was, “Delicious beans, Mommy. Almost as good as the baked beans from Eagle Day Camp.” (I couldn’t resist asking them for their recipe, […]

Monday, June 7th Cooking Demo: Superfoods: Roots and Leaves

I bet you don’t always know what to make of  (let alone with!) those masses of shapeless leaves and grimy roots piled demurely at every food market display you pass hurriedly every day. The good news is there’s plenty of ways you can use them: They cost pennies, are veritable nutritional powerhouses and are a […]