Apple slices with warm caramel

Sticky Caramel Apples

When was the last time you made caramel apples?  Our family went apple picking one Sunday afternoon last fall and […]

Tortillas

Authentic Tortillas and Beans

[/caption] National Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual month long observation from September 15th through October 15th. It recognizes the […]

bean-salad

Inspiring School Lunch Ideas

This year we had a revolution in our kitchen! After 8 years of packing school lunches in the morning, my […]

almond cranberry granola

Almond Cranberry Granola

Two year olds make great sous chefs.  Full of energy and enthusiasm, these preschool aged cooks love being asked to […]

baked tortilla chips

Homemade Tortilla Chips

One day, my daughter Celia came home from school and asked if she could eat some chips. I said, “How […]

Tuna Casserole

Alice’s Tuna Casserole

Cooking and baking has always been a part of who I am.  My mother and father had to work twelve […]

aviva cooking with solomon and celia

Grooming the Next Top Chef

I grew up in Southern California, the child of a father who was one of the original health nuts of […]