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Chocolate Chile Powder

Chocolate Chile Powder

How much fun to have been in the kitchen when this spicy delight was whipped up. What a great idea - the marriage of deep dark chocolate and smoky chipotle. How to use it? This week's Friday Four Gluten Free Chocolate Chile Cake is one great idea - but the...

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Scattered, Smothered and Covered…

Scattered, Smothered and Covered…

I betcha didn’t know there was a Waffle House Museum. A tribute to all the scattered, smothered and covered that have been eaten?I have a fond spot in my heart for this roadside favorite, having eaten Christmas dinner there in1993. (Long story, trust me.) So, I was...

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Chocolate Chubby Cake

Chocolate Chubby Cake

Sometimes it just has to be cake. Chocolate Cake, if you are asking my opinion. This cake is called a chubby cake – not because of its implication for our thighs – but for the coconut in the frosting that makes it round and “chubby”. My friend, Ann, the creative cook...

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Taste The World

Taste The World

Saturday at Callanwolde was too much fun! Refugee Services held their annual "trip round the world of food". I had a great time showing people how to make a trio of easy and delicious recipes from Africa. My friend and fellow chef Beci Falkenberg made my job easy -...

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Mindful Tastes and Sips

Mindful Tastes and Sips

When you think about "tasting" you may think it only applies to wine. Not so - and we proved it at Cancer Wellness at Piedmont last week. A fun group participated in a 5 course tasting, and appreciated not only the food and drinks, but Angela's Mindfulness direction....

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Wow - how time flies when you are having fun. Can't believe it's been 3 weeks since I posted a blog. I love what I am doing - so sometimes sitting down at the computer instead of cooking is challenging. Here's something I really enjoy - I am sharing a picture of some...

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Unexpected Gifts

Unexpected Gifts

It’s been a pink week for me! On Tuesday, I arrived to teach a private class at Cooks Warehouse and a present was waiting for me. The Brookhaven team knows me well - A “Glam Box” of Pink Lipsticks and Glosses were the perfect fun surprise! So in the spirit of...

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Romesco Sauce for the Holidays!

We had such a fun Spanish winetasting at the Greene's the other night - wish you were there:) The Romesco sauce was a big hit, and I promised to post the recipe to my blog. If you are not familiar with Romesco sauce, it is Spain's answer to Italy's red sauce....

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Google This!

Google This!

A fun gathering of Google folks and I spent an afternoon last week creating and eating delicious holiday treats. Here's a sampling of the finished products...and the proud creators! And of course, the recipes the fun food stylists used is right here, too. (Check out...

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Cookie Swap!

Cookie Swap!

It was rainy and cold outside Wednesday - but warm and cozy inside. The delicious smell of sweet cookies wafted down the hall. Twenty of us of were baking, tasting and laughing as we shared stories and fun. There's nothing better than a cookie swap! So round up a...

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TDay Countdown

TDay Countdown

It's that time of the year. Time to start pulling out the recipes, deciding which oldies are still goodies, and what new ones you are willing to try. I was born on Thanksgiving, as was my sister, interrupting our mother's turkey day celebrations 11 years apart - of...

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You Want to Take Them Home With You!

You Want to Take Them Home With You!

Since it is November and a special time of the year to say thanks, this is my profound thanks to all the wonderful help I receive when teaching classes at the Cooks Warehouse. (Thanks too - to Wendy Allen, the director of the cooking school. You are the reason that...

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