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Register for the New School of Cooking’s Pie Demo with David LeFevre and Evan Kleiman

Posted September 3, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Not sure you’ve got what it takes to take home a ribbon at this year’s KCRW Good Food Pie Contest? We’ve got you covered.

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Jamie Oliver Cooking Classes Coming to L.A.

Posted April 1, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

Want to know how to make perfect pancakes or an easy spaghetti and meatballs? Sign up for one of Jamie Oliver’s classes taking place this month.

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Workshop: Japanese Umami Foods Expert

Posted March 17, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

Maybe you’ve made Dashi using instant dashi powder. Too easy? Then maybe you’ve learned how to make it with packaged bonito flakes. But have you ever seen or held true artisanal Katsuobushi that’s as hard as a piece of wood?
A master of Japanese fermented foods is coming to town. Mamiko Niashiyama is the proprietor of Yagicho Honten, a 300-year-old family owned traditional Japanese grocery shop in …

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Butter Aerobics Hits the Santa Monica Pier

Posted January 18, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Ever wondered what “the stupidest, most inefficient, and funniest way to make butter” was?

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Event: Patchwork Edible in Costa Mesa this Sat-Sun

Posted October 4, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

Not everything yummy and interesting happens just in LA.  For example, this weekend the dynamic duo of Delilah Snell and Nicole Stevenson who bring us the Patchwork Artisan fairs in are expanding with an edible version this week end in Costa Mesa.  I’ll be there wandering the show and doing a demo on Cooking with Pressure Cookers (weird, I know, but I love them). …

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Master the Pie Crust: An interactive online class with Evan Kleiman

Posted August 21, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

Are you ready to up your pie game?  Need some guidance to get ready to enter the pie contest? Here’s an easy way to take a class with me and you don’t even need to leave your house.  I’m so excited to share my latest project with you. is launching a pie crust class with me.  Craftsy specializes in long form video classes …

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Evan Kleiman and Sherry Yard Share Their Pie Secrets in One-Time Only Class at The New School of Cooking in Culver City

Posted July 30, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

The pie class to end all pie classes is happening at The New School of Cooking in Culver City. Evan Kleiman and Sherry Yard will share their pie secrets in an intimate demo-class on Wednesday, August 14th. Learn how to make Evan’s Chicken Pot Pie with a Duck Fat Crust and Sherry’s Plum and Blackberry Pie with Toasted Almond Crumble as well as her Quintesenntial …

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French Cooking Class Comes to LA: Meet Susan Loomis from On Rue Tatin

Posted July 16, 2013 by | 2 Comments | ]

I’m often asked to recommend cooking classes abroad for folks who travel. I’m lucky to have talented friends and colleagues all over the globe who teach and write about food.  One of them, Susan Loomis is visiting LA this month from her home in Louviers, France for three days of immersive French cooking. Classes are July 29-31.
The participation classes will take place in the kitchen …

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Onigiri – The Perfect Portable Snack

Posted January 7, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]

Onigiri are the perfect portable Japanese snack or lunch food.  In it’s classic form it’s a rice ball enclosing a bit of tasty filling, and finished off with a wrap of nori.  Stuffings can include salted salmon, different roes, tuna, but it’s fun to come up with your own.  I love stuffing them with boiled chicken mixed with soy and chives.
Making the Onigiri are …

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What is Good Food Day LA and Why Do We Need It?

Posted March 29, 2012 by | 14 Comments | ]

This coming Saturday is Good Food Day in LA.  Does that mean my radio show is taking over the city?  Nope.  Instead you’ll find a citywide festival focusing on activities that bolster food justice in the city .  There will be Food Trucks, gardening and urban farming, Panels (yes with myself and Mr. Gold), and Cooking Competitions.  The festival activities are citywide,  but several events …