Category Archives: Cooking

Bike to Work Day!

It’s not often that baking and biking come together in one event. Last week’s bike pitstop for Bike to Work Week was a perfect example. The last two years I’ve volunteered to bake bagels for a LACBC bike pitstop. This … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

I don’t know when it happened, but Challah became my most requested bread around Easter. Italian Catholic, Central American Catholics and Catholics/Buddhists ask for Challah during Easter. It started with my sister’s mother-in-law, who is Jewish. I baked some for … Continue reading

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Active Shopping

Even though I’ve worked as a chef, food shopping is right up there with cleaning the toilet. To get through it, I’d invite friends along hoping they’d distract me from the onerous chore and I could get in and out … Continue reading

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That 70’s Show

I’m not a TV watcher, but lately I’ve been watching Columbo and the Sixth Sense, shows from the seventies. I find myself looking at the styles – the clothing, the hair, the makeup – the landscapes, and the skyline of Los … Continue reading

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A mini Ciclavia–The Hollywood Half Marathon

Every street closure is an opportunity to me.  When I run errands while riding my bike I seek them out, watching for warnings about upcoming street closures. Marathons, half marathons, cancer walks and street repairs–all are ripe for street closures. … Continue reading

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