Remembering my Mother and our connection through food.

I was interviewed by Jillian Kramer for a Mother’s Day Story that appears on Food and Wine.com. You can read it here. “Even though I lost my mom about five years ago, it’s food that most reliably connects me to her today.” “I learned a lot from cooking with her,…


Here is all of my Special Sauce Interview with Ed Levine.

Here is Part 1 of the two part interview I did with Ed Levine, the founder of Serious Eats, on his podcast, Special Sauce. And, here is Part 2; the story gets juicier as I plunge headfirst into the issues women still face as chefs.


Here’s Part 1 of my Special Sauce interview with Ed Levine.

Here is the first of a two part interview I did with Ed Levine, the founder of Serious Eats, on his podcast, Special Sauce. We talk about leftovers and lots more.


Check out my column in the University of Michigan alumni magazine.

I have started writing a quarterly column for the University of Michigan alumni magazine. Here is the first article.


The Culinary Institute of America honored five graduates who are “Stars of the Small Screen” at its 2018 Augie Awards in New York City on April 25th.

I was one of five Culinary Institute of America Graduates  to receive the school’s Augie award on April 25. Created by the CIA in tribute to famed French chef Auguste Escoffier, the Augies recognize the achievement of chefs, entrepreneurs, and other food visionaries. Receiving the 2018 award along with me were Anne…


Thank you to everyone who wrote to me about joining Season 8 of Sara’s Weeknight Meals!

  Hope you contacted me with your recipe or culinary conundrum. Shooting for Season 8 has started so we are no longer looking for guests. Please keep an eye on this site to see when and where you can find Sara’s Weeknight Meals in your area.


This stick-to-your-ribs meal makes entertaining easy.

Here’s a great stick-to-your-ribs meal that makes an easy main dish for a company dinner. My current Washington Post recipe, Red Wine-Braised Brisket with Aunt Rifka’s Flying Discs, is a favorite in my family. It is my husband’s aunt’s  recipe for a delicious braised brisket with matzoh ball dumplings. You’ll find it…


I was honored to be included in Food & Wine’s article on International Women’s Day.

I felt honored to be included in Food & Wine’s article celebrating International Women’s Day in which they interviewed 21 women chefs. I’m always in awe of the work done by the inspiring female chefs of today, and I look forward to seeing what the female chefs of the future will…


My latest Washington Post recipe is Root Vegetable Pancakes With Smoked Salmon, Eggs and Horseradish Cream

For my latest Washington Post recipe I decided that sometimes it’s fun to swerve from the typical evening-meal lineup toward breakfast for dinner. This recipe touches all the bases. For starters, there are crisped potato pancakes, with your choice of grated root vegetables mixed in (bonus: beets will turn the pancakes…


This week’s AP recipe is Steamed Mussels in Spicy Coconut Broth

Here’s the perfect 30 minute dish for a weeknight, with just 6 ingredients and, bonus! you can dress it up for St Patty’s day with a hefty sprinkling of green herbs. Here’s where you will find my Steamed Mussels in Spicy Coconut Broth.    


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