Highlights from my lucky opportunity to spend an evening with Jacques Pépin and his daughter Claudine Pépin at Flint Center in Cupertino, CA.
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2014 started with the excitement of my parents’ 60th wedding anniversary – a milestone that might be as awesome as the sun rising and setting each day.
The 3rd Annual Hermine Memorial Cookie Exchange and a recipe for an Oatmeal Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookie – it’s time to get in the kitchen and bake!
A new recipe for a cranberry orange rugelach, inspired by my Aunt Marilyn and giving a nod to the once-in-a-lifetime holiday of Thanksgivukkah.
A visual trip through the beauty and bounty of the Northern California Coast as 6 high school friends gather for a long reunion weekend.
Braising is such a perfect cooking technique for fall food and weather – and if you’re lucky, it might make your family bow down to your cooking efforts!
We’re college bound! @TechSavvyTeen is now a young adult and on his way to college and Not Dormant Chef appears in the blog for the first time!
A simple summer appetizer using strawberries at their peak of flavor and combined simply with balsamic vinegar and basil. Just add crackers and goat cheese!