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Saint Joseph’s Heart Day for Women

Saint Joseph’s Heart Day for Women

Last Saturday, some caring folks from Saint Joseph’s Hospital’s Heart Center for Women held a wonderful event at Saint Joseph’s Mercy Services downtown. Free cardiac screening and lots of great information for participants – including yoga, nutritional counseling, a...

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Beauty and Bubbly, Oh My!

Beauty and Bubbly, Oh My!

What's better than Trish McEvoy cosmetics, tiny pink cupcakes, wonderful makeup artists and fizzy wine? Nothing! And you can see that from the gorgeous faces of the Pink Heals women who attended last Tuesday. Thanks much to fun and talented artists Wendy and Rober'!

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Fun in Portland at the IACP Conference

Fun in Portland at the IACP Conference

I am finally getting a chance to slow down for a moment and visit my pictures and paraphernalia from the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) Conference in Portland, Oregon. Here's some of the fun pictures from the street food culture in downtown...

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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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Atlanta Junior League Tour of Kitchens

Atlanta Junior League Tour of Kitchens

How hard it it to cook in a kitchen like this? On Sunday, I did a chef demo for the Junior League's Annual Tour of Kitchens. Karen graciously welcomed me into her home, and I made Healthy Snacks for Kids. And, they are healthy and delicious for adults, too!Almond...

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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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Veggie Overload!

Veggie Overload!

A "terrific" trio of Angela, Shayna and me, (she said modestly:), presented a fun class at Cancer Wellness at Piedmont last week. Soup and Yoga was a wonderful morning of yoga - followed by three yummy soups. We enjoyed Lighten Up Seafood Gumbo, Sweet and Sour Green...

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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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