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I was recently featured in a column in the January 2020 issue of “Total Food Service.” You can find it here.

I was recently featured in the column Spotlight On Top Women in Metro NY Foodservice and Hospitality in the January 2020 issue of Total Food Service.  You can find the article by Joyce Appelbaum on their web site here. You’ll find the digital version of the magazine here. Scroll to page 54 to…

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I interview Zingerman’s food finders Mo Frechette and Brad Hedeman in the latest “Michigan Alumnus.”

I recently interviewed food finders for Zingerman’s, Michigan Grads, Mo Frechette, ’92, MBA’06, and Brad Hedeman, ’98, who roam the world together sourcing the best-tasting products to sell in the store where they have worked since they were students. You’ll find it in my “Maize Graze” column from the latest…

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In “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” Episode 910: Mouth of the South, I head to Charleston and then the Louisiana Bayou.

In this, the last show of my 9th Season of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” I tour the South for some mouthwatering favorites. I start in the Church Tea Rooms of Charleston, South Carolina where every spring parishioners serve local favorites like Crab Soup, Huguenot Torte and Pimento Cheese Sandwiches. Then it’s off to the Louisiana…

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This week on “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” Episode 909: Chicks Rule, chicken is a weeknight staple and we’ve got three amazing ways to prepare it.

Episode 909: Chicks Rule, is all about preparing this family favorite protein for a weeknight meal. Chicken is a weeknight staple and we’ve got three amazing ways to prepare it. First, I go to Charleston, South Carolina to learn the secrets behind a local favorite –Martha Lou’s Fried Chicken. Then, I’ve…

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This week on “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” Episode 908, it’s all about America’s Favorite Sandwiches.

The simplest weeknight meal starts with two pieces of bread and today I have takes on two American favorites. First, I join a beekeeper in Savannah, Georgia to make a Rosemary Honey and Georgia Peach Chutney Burger. Next, midwestern Kielbasa Sandwiches get an added kick with Kimchee and Cheddar Cheese.  

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I recommended a book in this article which I think is useful to home cooks.

In “The Best Cookbooks For New Home Cooks, According To 8 Professional Chefs” by K.W. Colyard which appears in the October 22 edition of “Bustle” you’ll find recommendations for the top cookbooks to help new home cooks succeed in the kitchen. My recommendation was “The Zuni Café Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes…

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In “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” Episode 907: Key West Eats, I’m cooking with Norman Van Aken who put Key West food on the map.

They call Key West the Conch Republic, but this quirky little island has some of the best seafood around. I’m there to cook with Norman Van Aken who put Key West food on the map. First up, a spicy Bahamian Soup followed by the Key West version of a pot luck, the ‘Cut…

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I’m cooking with Ming again on the next season of his show, Simply Ming.

I’m cooking with my friend Ming Tsai again on Season 17 of his show, Simply Ming. That guy has more energy than a room full of kindergarteners! The show airs on @WGBH. I hope you check it out. Here’s a preview.    

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Episode 906: Meaty Salads

Leafy greens plus meat equals a delicious, fast and healthy dinner. First, grilling queen Elizabeth Karmel shows me a Chicken Paillard punched up with a Greek Farmers Salad and Tzatziki.  I follow up with a Warm Steakhouse Salad. And then, a take on the classic appetizer, a Two Melon Prosciutto and Feta Salad perfect for…

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You can find a link to my interview with Kathy Saunders of the Tampa Bay Times right here.

When I was at Lake Austin Spa, I spoke with Kathy Saunders of the Tampa Bay Times. You can find her story here.

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My friend and mentor Jean Anderson has a new book out! You must check it out. 

During my visits with Jean to North Carolina potteries, I bought several pieces of pottery but never focused on all their possible uses until I read this book. I knew about pie, of course, cornbread, and beans. But kimchee? Baked chicken? Layered ratatouille? Turns out potters are creative not only in shaping…

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“Sara’s Weeknight Meals” Episode 903: Latin Twist is on air now. Check here to see what I’m cooking.

In Episode 903: Latin Twist the focus is on foods of Latin America, but with a twist. I go to Charlotte, North Carolina to join a viewer with a unique version of  tamales – this one is for dessert. Then I join a Miami food blogger with her own take on…

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Episode 902 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” is on the air. Learn more here.

Sometimes all you need are a few simple ingredients to make a fast weeknight meal worthy of a dinner party. That’s what I’m doing with my Pork Medallions with Prunes in a Spicy Mustard Cream Sauce. In Savannah, Georgia, I join the James Beard Award winning chef, Mashama Bailey, of the…

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Where can I find the new season, season 9, of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” in my home town.

Season 9 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” has started airing around the country with Episode 901: Havana Weeknights. Check below to find out when it will air in your home town. We kick off with a trip to Florida to dive into the best local home cooking in the Sunshine State. First…

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Episode 901: Havana Weeknights of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” has started airing across the country.

Season 9 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” has started airing around the country with Episode 901: Havana Weeknights. Learn all about it here and check here to find out when it will air in your location. Lovers of Cuban food love Miami so my ninth season starts in the Magic City to sample…

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On Thursday, September 12th I was one of the judges on “Beat Bobby Flay!”

On Thursday, September 12th at 10 PM ET, I was one of the judges on “Beat Bobby Flay!” along with Ariel Fox and Craig Samuel. The star of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” joined Iron Chef Michael Symon to remind Bobby he’s not the only one with his name on a…

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A few weeks ago I was interviewed for the KLCS.org website

A few weeks ago I was interviewed for the KLCS.org website. We spoke about my work with Julia Child and my PBS show, “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” which premieres it’s 9th Season starting on Wednesday, September 4th.  Check here to find the interview.

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The ninth season of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” premieres starting on Wednesday, September 4th.

The ninth season of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” premieres around the country starting on Wednesday, September 4th. We kick off with a trip to Florida to dive into the best local home cooking in the Sunshine State. First up, Miami and its delicious Cuban food. I go on a culinary tour…

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Leslie Lennox’s book on pesto provides a one size fits all herbs master recipe for the sauce

Summertime and plentiful herbs (maybe even in your very own backyard) makes this new book something you might want to pick up and cook from. With a one-size-fits-all-herbs master recipe and 90 more using that master recipe, you will be busy celebrating summer’s bounty way into the fall.

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I was recently interviewed by Mat Schuster on Food, Wine & the Culinary Mind.

I recently did a podcast interview with Mat Schuster on Food, Wine & the Culinary Mind. It has just gone live and here is a link. Or check out the podcast socially @culinarymindcast or www.canelasf.com/podcast for more info.  

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I have a new favorite culinary oil – Argan, from Morocco. Learn more here.

Meet my new favorite culinary oil – Argan, from Morocco. It has an absolutely delicious nutty taste, reminds me a little of pumpkin seed oil (but less intense) and can be used in all sorts of applications – in dressings, to flavor grains, drizzled on grilled protein or vegetables, and…

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Last week at Lake Austin Spa I demo’ed this Raw Asparagus, Mushroom and Parsley Salad. Here is the recipe.

Here is the recipe for the Raw Asparagus, Mushroom and Parsley Salad that I demo’ed at the Lake Austin Spa Last Week. It is topped with pistachios and parmesan, dressed with evoo and fresh lemon, and embellished with extra herbs from their garden – orange mint, lemon thyme and chervil…

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This guy gave the most incredible speech at the University Club in NYC the other night.

The topic? Food memory. There will never be another Jacques Pepin. He is one of a kind. The food world is so lucky to have him.

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I will be one of the judges on “Beat Bobby Flay” on Sunday, May 5th at 10pm.

I will be a judge on “Beat Bobby Flay,” Episode 2005, Something’s Fishy. The show features Chef and Restaurateur Richard Blais and TV host Natalie Morales who have brought in San Antonio’s premiere Mexican Chef, Johnny Hernandez, and skilled New Jersey Chef, Coby Farrow, to help them kick Bobby out of his…

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