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Alice’s Tuna Casserole

Cooking and baking has always been a part of who I am.  My mother and father had to work twelve hour days to put food on the table.  Having six kids was challenging and they did their best to make sure we were clothed, fed, and had a roof over our heads.  The food wasn’t glamorous but it sustained and nourished our bodies.  My mother would often prepare a big one pot dish before leaving for work, which would be waiting for us on the stove top for dinner.  Most […]

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 the 1970s, and a mother who had a gift for great cooking and a determination to have our family converge each night around the dinner table. When my own kids, Solomon and Celia, were crawling, toddling, and banging their way around the kitchen, I spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to get them to eat healthy food — without most of it winding up a sticky […]

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