Well, the boys are all grown up. No more tweens – all teens (15 and 13 years) and what a difference! No more breaks every 15 minutes, no more inability to concentrate – C and D stayed with the class the whole time. This week it was Indian food. We made Chicken Tikka Masala Palak… continue reading
Here we go again! 2016 with my boys – now a little older and wiser. A little better cooks too! Make sure to view Part One and Two of this series. I’ll keep adding photos as our monthly classes happen throughout the year. January: We made Corn and Pinto Bean Stew with Savory Pumpkin Cheese… continue reading
Tasting Week is an all volunteer, food educational effort for students, taught by local chefs in local schools. This year I was placed back at Juana Briones in Palo Alto. We started off with a class about the hidden sugars in snack foods Then did a cooking demo of Asian Lettuce Cups for the kids… continue reading
I started teaching these boys when they were 10 and 12 years of age. It was clunky in the beginning as we taught the importance of safety, concentration and fun in the kitchen. Getting their aprons Some of the things we made this year… Gnocchi with Homemade Sauce and Pesto Chicken Skewers Cheese… continue reading
It’s time for Snack Attack! at Bowman International School in Palo Alto. We made Roasted Candied Carrots and Winter Squash Nut Bread Everyone had a great time.
We had a great wellness class at Apple this week. Thanks to Susan and the Apple dietitians for the invite, and everyone else who worked on Snack Attack!, just one of the classes I offer. For the best in corporate wellness entertainment, please keep me in mind if you are building a diverse wellness program,… continue reading
Chefs Move to Schools hosts Snack Attack! Bowman International and Barron Park School in Palo Alto, CA (in conjunction with Bay Area Tasting Week) October, 2012 Students seat themselves on floor cushions and Snack Attack! begins. Chef Laura Stec, her volunteers, and a whole foods show and tell platter of brown rice, corn, milk, nuts,… continue reading
Chef’s Move to Schools partners with Juana Briones Elementary Chefs Move to Schools, an initiative of First Lady Michelle Obama, partnered with Juana Briones Elementary in Palo Alto, CA on their first event May 17, 2012. Chef Laura Stec of Portola Valley, CA (author of Cool Cuisine – Taking the Bite Out of Global Warming)… continue reading