How to plan, purchase, prepare, and present Thanksgiving dinner.
Thanksgiving dinner is America’s favorite feast and as cooks ranging from experienced to first-timers head for kitchens across the country many questions arrive in my e-mail. With that thought in mind, I included a whole episode in Season Two of my show about Thanksgiving; here is the link to Thanksgiving 101. But that’s not all; you will also find Thanksgiving Recipes, Turkey 101, and links to information on carving your turkey available 24/7 on the site.… more »
This week on the show, we feature Meatless Mondays with Amanda Cohen.
There are so many exciting vegetable choices at the supermarket these days why not designate one day a week as a no meat meal. In Episode 507: Meatless Mondays, Amanda Cohen, chef of the much talked about NY restaurant ‘Dirt Candy’ introduces me to a fantastic new tool, called a spiralizer which Amanda uses to cut up zucchini for her Zucchini Pasta with Garlicky Yogurt Sauce. Then she prepares her spiked Kentucky Lemonade which is actually made in the oven!… more »
Make weeknight meals easier, enroll in my Craftsy class for a special low price!
Want to learn some quick and easy recipes like this scallop salad? Sign up for my Craftsy class, “Cook Smarter: Solutions for Weeknight Dinners,” and you will find a variety of tasty entrees as well as many tips for getting dinner on the table fast. Now is your chance to enroll in my Craftsy class for 50% off the regular price!… more »
Look for me on GMA this Friday making my most popular dish from the show.
This Friday, November 6, I will be on Good Morning America…
as they start celebrating their 40th year on air. Along with all the other regular chefs from GMA’s past, I will be making the most popular dish that I demo’ed on the show. Tune in to see what it is! ABC will host 40 uninterrupted hours of GMA from 5 pm on Tuesday, November 17 through 9 am on November 19th featuring a reunion of former anchors (including Charlie more »
Craftsy classes on sale just this weekend! Take a look.
Want to take up a new craft? The website that offers my cooking classes is featuring a big discount on all sorts of Craftsy classes. The sale is just this weekend, so go to Craftsy now for up to 50% off ALL online classes.… more »
Season Five of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” is on air now; please tune in!
“Sara’s Weeknight Meals” Season Five launched with Episode 501: Sustainable Surf. Sara is passionate about seafood, but also about eating it responsibly, without depleting the vast culinary gift the ocean offers. That’s also the mission of our guest, Top Chef winner Hung Huynh. He brings us a favorite seafood dish with a nod to his native Vietnam – Grilled Shrimp and Lettuce Wraps. Then his Roasted Branzino for a pull out the stops culinary experience for fish lovers!… more »
On Saturday, October 10th, you’ll find me “Tailgating” in Ann Arbor. Go Blue!
This Saturday, October 10th, I will be a part of the University of Michigan’s traditional Go Blue Homecoming Tailgate. Between 12:30 and 1:30 pm, Alumni Association members can find me serving some of my favorite tailgating recipes in the Exclusive Member Lounge at Oosterbaan Fieldhouse. The Tailgate opens at noon; kick-off is at 3:30. To learn more about the event, go to Homecoming Tailgate. To purchase tickets, go to Tickets.… more »
Roasted Salmon with Hot Mustard-Cracker Topping
The Husband and I have taken to eating rice crackers as a way of staving off the impulse to devour our own hands during the terrible hour before dinner. These crackers come in a bunch of flavors. (My favorite is wasabi). They’re thin and crispy. And – the best part – 16 of them (one portion) clock in at a total of only 110 calories.
In this recipe, our wasabi rice crackers provide a tasty, crunchy crust for the salmon,… more »
On September 27th, I’ll be at Chicago Gourmet; please stop by!
On Sunday, September 27th at 2:30 pm, I will be at Chicago Gourmet making Sautéed Duck Breast with Gingered Grape Sauce on the Bon Appétit Culinary Stage. Hope you’ll stop by my demo! Chicago Gourmet runs from September 25th to 27th in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St. between Michigan & Columbus Avenues). For more information go to Chicago Gourmet; to purchase tickets, go to tickets.… more »
Join me in NYC for the 12th Annual “A Second Helping of Life” on September 21
On Monday, September 21, I will be a Celeb Sous Chef, assisting one of the chefs at the 12th Annual “A Second Helping of Life” tasting at Chelsea Piers, Pier Sixty in NYC. The event, featuring New York’s top women chefs, will support the mission of SHARE and raise funds to provide direct support services, free of charge, to thousands affected by breast and ovarian cancer. The event will start with a VIP Reception at 6 pm followed by the… more »
My Craftsy Cooking Class is live! Here is a sneak peak.
My Craftsy cooking class has gone live! It is all about getting dinner on the table during the work week and learning some techniques along the way. For a sneak peak go to Sara’s Class. Click here to sign up for the class.… more »
My online Craftsy.com series starts next week; enter below to win free classes.
Follow this link—to enter to win my new online Craftsy Classes which will go live in a week! You will learn tips for getting quick, family-pleasing dinners on the table during the work week and get a sneak peek at some of the recipes from my new cookbook which is coming out next spring. In the 2 hour class I will offer: 5 ingredients recipes, sautéing thin cuts of meat, summer salads for supper, great egg-based entrees, vegetarian options, and… more »
Exciting news! My online class on Craftsy.com will start in a few weeks.
My online cooking class, “Cook Smarter, Solutions for Weeknight Dinners,” is launching in the next few weeks on Craftsy.com. Summertime is the perfect time to start cooking, or if you already cook, to hone your skills and pick up strategies for getting a tasty dinner on the table every night of the week. In this two hour class, broken down into 20 minute lessons, I will give you tips and recipes to make your cooking experience easier and more satisfying.… more »
Exciting news! On August 17th my online class goes live on Craftsy.com.
Starting on August 17th, I am going to be teaching cooking classes online. My class “Cook Smarter Solutions for Weeknight Meals,” will be live on Craftsy.com. Stay tuned for more information about how to sign up and get a free class giveaway.… more »
Meet me at Talbots Madison Avenue in NYC today!
Today, July 30th, at 5 pm, I will be doing a cooking demo at Talbots, 535 Madison Avenue (between 53rd and 54th Streets), in NYC. Please stop by to sample crepes and Thai lime lemonade and enter a raffle to win one of my books.… more »
Sara’s New Book
|In my newest book, I share more than 200 new family-tested, family-pleasing recipes. Whether you’re new to the kitchen or just looking for a way to spice up your recipe repertoire, my carefully tested quick and easy recipes will help you get dinner on the table every night of the week.