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Introducing: Build A Better Food Blog, a Baking Bites Workshop!

New School Catalog

Food blogging is more popular than ever and new people are getting into it all the time. Cooking, baking, restaurants and photography – what’s not to love? Whether you’re doing it for fun or for profit, food blogging is an art form and it takes a little time to find you niche and grow your audience. If you live in the Los Angeles Area, you ... Read More »

Secrets for Perfect Pie, a class from Sherry Yard and Evan Kleiman

Sherry Yard and her pie

A perfect pie is something that just about every baker wants to be able to put together. Pie is a great dish with an unbeatable combination of flaky dough and rich filling – whether you’re making luscious fruit pies or hearty savory pies. One way to get better at pie-making is practice. The other way to get better is to get tips from people who ... Read More »

Culinary Showcase at the New School of Cooking

Students at the New School

The New School of Cooking is a small culinary school located in Culver City, Los Angeles, a part of town that is known to be a hotbed of great chef, excellent restaurants and a big foodie community. The New School has actually been in Culver City for 14 years – long before the new restaurants made it a foodie hotspot – and while the school ... Read More »

Picking Cherries and Creating State-Inspired Ice Cream

Nicole with a Cherry Martini

When you’re in the supermarket walking down the ice cream aisle, you’re probably tempted by at least a few of the many ice cream flavors that are out there. Do you ever stop to wonder where the ice cream that you’re tasting comes from? I never spent much time thinking about it, although there are enough food shows out there that give you a behind-the-scenes ... Read More »

California Avocado Commission Lunch at Border Grill, Los Angeles

Nicole and Susan Feniger

Avocados are one of my favorite fruits, although they’re a fruit that I don’t use in my dessert recipes quite as often as fruits like berries, peaches and apples. Rich, creamy and full of good fats and nutrients, I use them as an ingredient in all kinds of salads, as a side for savory dishes (both breakfast and dinner!) and as a garnish for anything ... Read More »

Wine Blending with Kendall Jackson

Wine Blending with Kendall JAckson

Wine is a drink made from fermented grapes that has been popular for centuries. It is only in the recent past, perhaps the last several decades, where wine has gone from an ok-tasting (and sometimes quite bad) alcoholic beverage to something of an art form. A great bottle of wine, much like a great olive oil, has lots of complex flavors and goes down smoothly ... Read More »

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