Healthy Chinese Take Out Recipes

Healthy Chinese Take Out Recipes

May I introduce my latest book to you? Fifteen of your favorite Chinese Take Out recipes, healthier, and homemade. Your family and friends will rave about your restaurant-quality meals, without all the fat, calories and sodium. Easy-to-follow recipes with photos to...

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Asian Wrap and Roll Class on Craftsy

Asian Wrap and Roll Class on Craftsy

Yeah! We've launched! I'm so thrilled to announce the launch of my Asian Wrap and Roll cooking class on Craftsy. Have you heard of Craftsy? They have hundreds of online classes in quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, art, photography, cooking and many more...

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Healthy Asian Favorites Excerpt and Book Launch Party

Healthy Asian Favorites Excerpt and Book Launch Party

It's our family tradition to start every party with food....LOTS OF FOOD. Well, this party is no different! My brand new book, Steamy Kitchen's Healthy Asian Favorites, launches tomorrow across bookstores everywhere! Friends online are helping me celebrate all week by...

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Presenting…..the TRAILER!

Presenting…..the TRAILER!

When did cookbooks start involving video trailers like movies?! Isn't that just nuts? Well, now I have my very own trailer, courtesy of our extended "family" - Todd and Diane of White On Rice Couple. They spent a couple of days with us, filmed us cooking, eating,...

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Give the Gift of Steamy Kitchen for the Holidays

Give the Gift of Steamy Kitchen for the Holidays

Get your holiday shopping done early! If you'd like to give someone special a Steamy Kitchen's Healthy Asian Favorites cookbook for the holidays, click the link to pre-order one! Then you can click on these postcards and print them out as IOUs.  As soon as the...

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Cookbook Shoot

Cookbook Shoot

My head is still spinning from the past few days - we just finished a whirlwind session of photography for my next book (another easy Asian cookbook). This time, instead of doing it all by myself, I enlisted the help of Todd, Diane and Jenna to protect my sanity....

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Sur La Table Cooking Classes

Sur La Table Cooking Classes

This is my dining room. Which somehow turned into my office, bookshelf, the kids computer room (they were playing a game on Star Wars website) and place for placing miscellaneous doo-dads that you never want found again. The stacks and stacks of cookbooks are...

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Need Food Fluffer Desperately!

Need Food Fluffer Desperately!

As you know, I'm doing all the cooking, writing and photographing for the Steamy Kitchen cookbook. Today, I'm taking a photo of Grilled Pineapple with Chocolate Coconut Rum Sauce for the book, and I thought I'd let you take a peek into one of the most idiotic things I...

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Another one bites the dust…

Another one bites the dust…

Instead of showing you some the of photos that are going into the book, I thought I'd show you one that isn't. This is a photo of Indonesian Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce. I do looooove the photo, however, I'll have to re-shoot. Let's play! Can you guess why? I...

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My ghetto photo studio

My ghetto photo studio

My cookbook editor, Holly, is flying down to Florida and spending the entire day/eve with me tomorrow! I"m really looking forward to meeting her in person, since we've been working closely together for the past few months. We'll be spending the day cooking, testing,...

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