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April 27, 2020

$1200 to San Antonio Food Bank!!

Thank you to all who participated in my first virtual class! Because of you, I just donated $1200 to the San Antonio Food Bank! Every dollar donated to the San Antonio Food Bank translates into 7 meals, so that means we donated 8400 meals to our local community! Hope to see everyone back in my […]

April 20, 2020

Virtual Class CLARIFICATION

I apologize for any confusion. The virtual class is not a video. When you sign up I will be sending you the 5 recipe cards by mail and emailing you a photo diary like this Notes on Mexican Wedding Cookies with pics of each recipe detailing the steps of each recipe. You can send in […]

New Virtual Class!

Due to the our present health crisis I am unable to teach the “Memories of Mexico” class. But as they say- necessity is the mother of invention- so I have decided to try a new method of teaching, to keep my kitchen in business! Memories of Mexico class will be offered as a virtual class- […]

April 14, 2020

Farro Salad!

Cooking with kitchen staples does not have to be boring and can certainly be healthful! I love keeping quick-cooking grains in my pantry for easy, healthy meals. This salad can be tweaked with whatever ingredients you have available and is delicious as a side for dinner, or a quick lunch! Click on the link below […]

April 6, 2020

Salmon Tacos!

Craving tacos, but trying to make taco night a bit healthier? This is what I had for dinner last night- simple, delicious and nutritious! You can make the pesto and crema to go with, or you can just top with some seasoned cabbage and a wedge of avocado. To make a simple slaw topping, I […]

April 2, 2020

Whole-Grain Cookies!

If you are going to eat cookies for breakfast, and who hasn’t during this health crisis, make them whole grain!! I have been stress baking a lot lately, so figured I should at least make them a bit healthy! Hope you enjoy this recipe and stay healthy! Click on link below to print and add […]

March 23, 2020

Comfort Food!

Wishing everyone well during these uncertain times! I am busy cooking away, mostly doing comfort food! These are a few pics from dinner last night. Expect to see these recipes in an upcoming class. My inspiration for the focaccia came from Bon Appetit. I am busy tweaking it for a class, but if you have […]

February 24, 2020

Memories of Mexico City class dates are now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “Memories of Mexico City” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. Please remember DO NOY HIT REPLY […]

February 17, 2020

“Memories of Mexico City” class coming soon!

Memories of Mexico City- After eating my way through Mexico City, I wanted to share some dishes that bring me right back! This vibrant menu full of fresh flavors will include: Hearts of Palm Ceviche (no fish); Fideo Soup; Roasted Pork with Ancho-Guajillo Red Sauce and Parsley Green Sauce; and Mexican Wedding Cookies for a […]

January 13, 2020

Lunch in Paris dates are open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “Lunch in Paris III” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. Please remember DO NOY HIT REPLY […]

January 6, 2020

February/March menu coming soon!

Lunch in Paris III- Leave this class with the recipes and know-how to turn your kitchen into a Paris café. In this class you will learn to make crepes, and discover how the French turn simple ingredients into delicious dishes. This mouth-watering menu will include: French Bistro Salad with Baked Goat Cheese Croutes; Shrimp a […]

December 9, 2019

January class dates are now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the “New Year, New Flavors” dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. Please remember DO NOY HIT REPLY […]

December 2, 2019

January/February class coming soon!

New Year, New Flavors!- Start the year off with some exciting new flavors and ideas. This everyday menu, influenced by Indian flavors, is sure to add excitement to your usual repertoire! The menu will include: Mango Lassi; Curry-Roasted Cauliflower with Yogurt-Tahini Sauce; Chicken Tikka Masala (not spicy) with Basmati Rice; and Carrot-Spice Cupcakes with Cardamom […]

October 7, 2019

New class dates are now open!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see the late fall dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. Please remember DO NOY HIT REPLY to this […]

September 30, 2019

November/December class coming soon!

Fall in Love!- Let the flavors of fall shine in this menu. As the weather cools off a bit, we will be using some seasonal ingredients to spice up your fall and season of entertaining. This menu will include: Fall Salad with Pecan-Apple Cider Vinaigrette; Blackened Pan-Roasted Steak; Butternut-Miso Mash; and we will make Pastry […]

September 29, 2019

Miso Butterscotch!

In this month’s class we will be using miso with a Japanese-inspired meal. But miso is such a great ingredient, I hope that you will look into using it in all kinds of dishes, not just Asian. One way to use your miso is with the recipe below. This butterscotch is like a salted caramel […]

August 29, 2019

Portion Salmon with a new cool cutting method!

If you are missing class this session or you just need your memory refreshed, check out this video. It will demonstrate how to portion out a 1-lb center cut piece of salmon into 4 beautiful and even cooking pieces.

August 26, 2019

Class Sign-ups now available!

Dates for the new menu are now open! Please visit my website or click here to see September/October dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. Please remember DO NOY HIT REPLY to this blog post, […]

August 18, 2019

September/October class coming soon!

No Need for Take-Out!- Bring the flavors of your local Japanese restaurant in to your kitchen with this meal! This healthful and delicious menu is just as easy as getting takeout! The menu will include: Sushi “California Roll” Salad; Teriyaki Chicken Skewers; Miso-Sesame Broccolini; and quick and homemade Mango Sherbet with Pink Peppercorn Meringue Shards […]

July 15, 2019

New class dates are now posted!

Dates for the new menu are now open. Please visit my website or click here to see August/September dates. Reservations for classes remain the same; email me with your request and I will make every effort to get you into the class of your choosing. Please remember DO NOY HIT REPLY to this blog post, […]