The LAtimes' guide to the hotels, resorts and other locales in the West that offer travelers hand's-on cooking lessons.
Dips are a fan favorite at Super Bowl parties, but messy double-dippers are a major party foul. Try individual 7-layer dips all in one bite!
Blackened Chicken with Avocado Citrus Salsa
Menestroni ~ A delicious and comfort soup full of vegetables. Great for this winter days.
Marshmallow, nutella, chocolate, peanut butter cup, Nutter Butter bars
How To Cook Quinoa - From Heidi Swanson's Super Natural Every Day Cookbook.
Forest Gump Chocolate Tartelette
The BLT reinvented... A Bacon, Spinach & Pear Sandwich with Cranberries & Red Wine Sauce
Roasted Broccoli with Sriracha, Soy Sauce and Honey.
Eggs baked in tomato sauce with Swiss chard
Vegetable stir fry with shrimp and hake
Vegan Puttanesca sauce - You won't believe how fast and easy it is to make it at home.
Tangy and a little bit sweet. These soy & maple roasted almonds make a great game day snack without all the mess of peanut shells.
Simple banana bread packed full of lots of bananas, very little added sugar and fat and made with whole spelt flour. Fll of chocolate chips too!
Energy bites made with cocoa nibs, almond butter, flaxseed, and more! Perfect for a workout, during a hike, or to keep you going at work.
Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese
Chocolate gelatin with amaretto and homemade chocolate syrop
2 Smoothie Recipes: Peanut Butter Banana and Raspberry Ginger. Both vegan and healthy!
Incredible Dragon super-dumpling of sorts ~ incredible to see how it's made.
A delicious eggs and bacon jam pizza featuring Skillet Street Food's legendary Bacon Jam Spread. Morning, noon, or night, this pizza will bring a smile to your face.
Easy Bulgur and Vegetable Pilaf - A Turkish side dish that can also be a vegan main dish
Parmesan sour cream cupcakes with raspberry whipped cream - if you like sweet and salty combinations, this is the cupcake for you
Keerai Masiyal (with garlic) ~ Mashed Indian spinach with garlic.
Chocolate mousse tart
Butternut squash and jalapeno soup.
Cucumber boats. Fresh and tasty appetizers!
Hot Pastrami on Rye Dip - an easy and delicious addition to your Superbowl party!
Brown Mushroom Tortano - An Italian yeast bread stuffed with balsamic glazed mushrooms and cheese.
The French enchilada: savory crepes with béchamel and roasted tomato sauce.
Skip The Frosting Cupcakes- Smores Style. Chocolate cupcakes. Smores. All in one. What's not to love?
A childhood memory - gooey nachos. Now made with real cheese!
Sundubu jjigae - a Korean favorite! Delicate soft tofu is deliciously contrasted with the spicy broth and bold flavors!
Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Meringue with caramelized nuts
Crispy Baked Buffalo "Wings" - Healthier and Tastes Even Better!
Cucumber-Habanero Salsa - super spicy and crunchy!
Spanish and American influences collide in Custard Cake, a Philippine classic. The light chiffon cake topped with a creamy flan is a match made in heaven.
Butter Savers ~ Handy end caps to keep butter fresh!
Rosemary infused honey - something sweet & simple for the dead of winter.
Baked Scallops with Cheese and Wine Sauce
Flourless chocolate-pomegranate cake... delicious, gluten-free and lovely!
Sesame Rice Noodles with Honey-Soy Drizzle and Chicken
Tortilla salad with cumin-spiced tofu, guacamole, & creamy cashew dressing. Vegan & gluten free.
Quinoa with Zucchini and Onions - this vegan dish is delicious served hot or cold. Also 10 interesting facts about Quinoa that you might not know.
Sugarplum Buttermilk Cake - A healthy rustic cake adapted from Super Natural Every Day by Heidi Swanson.