Jet Tila 101 Asian Dishes

Jet Tila 101 Asian Dishes

Hi friends! This food blogging journey has provided opportunities I never thought would be possible. One of the biggest blessings has been attending media events at Melissa's Produce. I've met many of my culinary heroes there. Most recently, this includes Chef Jet Tila, who was promoting his first cookbook "101…

Continue Reading

Zapien’s Salsa Grill and Taqueria

Zapien’s Salsa Grill And Taqueria

Hi friends! Earlier this week I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend a media lunch for the grand re-opening of Zapien's Salsa Grill and Taqueria in Pico Rivera, California. We had a wonderful meal and watched a cooking demonstration by Chef and co-owner Marco Zapien. This little family…

Continue Reading

My Fat Dad – A Memoir

My Fat Dad – A Memoir

Too often, we don't think about the deep connection between food and family. We get caught up in the hustle and bustle of kids schedules or busy work lives. In Dawn Lerman's new book "My Fat Dad - A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes." Dawn details her…

Continue Reading

Summer Ice Cream Treats!

Summer Ice Cream Treats!

Temperatures are finally warming up, which means Summer is almost here.   Between Memorial Day celebrations, Labor Day parties, Fourth of July picnics and barbecues, three family birthdays (and a new grandbaby due any minute!) plus a family wedding, this is going to be a summer to remember!  With all…

Continue Reading

Dear North,

Dear North,

Back in March, I attended Expo West and was fortunate enough to meet some great companies, with fabulous new products.  One of the newer products that stood out to my seafood-loving-heart, was Dear North, Dear North is a company whose owners are Alaska Natives with roots in Glacier Bay.  They…

Continue Reading

Yeast N’ Flour Pizza

Yeast N’ Flour Pizza

Hi friends! One of the things I love about all the different things I do (writing, blogging, podcasting etc) is meeting new people and most of the time, being able to share their food with you! This is true of the articles I write for "Sara's Kitchen Adventures" and it's…

Continue Reading

Melissa’s Produce Gift Baskets

Melissa’s Produce Gift Baskets

Happy Holidays!!  Tis the season for family, friends, food, games, cookies, dinner parties and shopping!  It's my favorite time of year!  I'm the girl in her car (or kitchen or shower or anywhere else) singing Christmas carols at the top of her lungs.  I dance around the Christmas tree in…

Continue Reading

The Art Institute – Culinary Program!

The Art Institute – Culinary Program!

Have you ever wanted to go to Culinary School? Do you dream of knowing how to make a Pate A Choux?  Daydream of whipping up a Béchamel Sauce or Demi-Glace to go with dinner? Wish you had mad knife skills and could slice and dice through things as effortlessly as…

Continue Reading