My launch party for Gluten Free Around the World

I moved to San Francisco as the book was about to be printed just about 6 months ago. At the time I knew two people in the city. I thought to myself ” I know I want to have a book launch party but who the heck is gonna come?” To look around the room […]

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Mazal tov….its a beautiful baby book!

Now, here me out, folks. I’ve never had a baby and don’t wanna mess with the mamas out there, but seeing my book for the first time after all the energy, love and sleepless nights I devoted to getting this book out there,  I could swear it has my eyes. As a self publisher (that’s […]

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Expect the unexpected in India

When you travel to India, you know you’re gonna be in for an adventure — which is exactly why you go. “Expect the unexpected”, you’re told. Well….they weren’t kidding! I’ll never forget first arriving in India. The airport was modern with all the  high class stores you’ll never shop at. so far, so good. My […]

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So I take the folks to Italy, and Hilarity ensues…

My parents and I have different philosophies on travel. I live for the adventure and the excitement of the unknown and they live for the comfort of routine. My father sets his stomach to his watch. If it were up to them, they would stay comfortably put in Miami and live out their days peacefully […]

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My dreams of going out west…

Ever since I was a little aspiring chef in Brooklyn, NY my dream was always to live on a farm out west and pick vegetables to my heart’s content. As an east coast girl, I made do with my small backyard in Brooklyn,to my smaller patio in Manhattan, but the climate and two months a […]

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My Passion for Peaches!

When I arrived at Frog Hollow farm in Brentwood, California on a sunny afternoon, I was greeted by a smiling kindred spirit in overalls. It was farmer Al himself, who graciously offered to give me a tour of his farm. As we toured the farm he stopped to show me all the details that make […]

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Lamb Shashlik

  Memorial Day gives us an opportunity to acknowledge the sacrifices that those who served our country made for us to continue to live in freedom. It also gives us an opportunity to take a day off and enjoy a good ole’ fashioned BBQ with our friends and family. The staple burger and hot dogs […]

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Pesto Chicken Pasta

Staying on the theme of Lunch, check out my Pesto Chicken Pasta recipe. It’s light, while providing you a great satisfying meal. My Pesto Chicken Pasta will stay good for a couple of days, so this recipe makes for a great lunch to take to work or on an adventure! Pesto Chicken “Pasta” Yield – […]

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