Rio Olympics 2016!

Leticia brought home her own two Gold Medals!  Watch here segment with Natalie Morales, Al Rocker and Billy Bush.

Rio Olympics 2016!

Leticia brought home her own two Gold Medals! Watch here segment with Matt Lauer, Hoda Kotb, and Natalie Morales.

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Baby It’s Cold Outside!

Baby It’s Cold Outside!

January, 14, 2018.

It’s freezing cold again! This weekend my kids asked me for “my famous” creamy hot chocolate, which I am sharing the secret here with you.(…)

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A Recipe Passed Me By

A Recipe Passed Me By

January, 2, 2018.

Have you ever seen a recipe in a magazine, or newspaper, or cookbook, and marked it with a sticky note with the intentions of making(…)

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The Ceremony Of The Table

The Ceremony Of The Table

December, 1, 2017.

I may be a chef, but I am also a diner. I love to entertain, and as any host, table setting is one of the(…)

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Apple Cake for Thanksgiving

Apple Cake for Thanksgiving

November, 11, 2017.

If you are looking for dessert ideas to make for Thanksgiving, but don’t have tons of time to invest, I have a great suggestion for(…)

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Pumpkin Lasagna for Pumpkin Season

Pumpkin Lasagna for Pumpkin Season

October, 23, 2017.

I love classic lasagna. But I love even more bold lasagnas, featuring interesting combinations—like this one. Although this recipe is a bit time consuming, once(…)

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Yom Kippur and The Art of Deleting

Yom Kippur and The Art of Deleting

September, 26, 2017.

I was reading an interview with a writer, and suddenly I realized the importance of his opinion regarding literature with embroidery, in which you go(…)

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Rhubarb Strawberry Pie

Rhubarb Strawberry Pie

June, 1, 2017.

Think pink! I love rhubarb and always try to create new recipes to use it, but I have to admit that this classic is—and will(…)

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Joyful Occasion

Joyful Occasion

May, 1, 2017.

Last spring my daughter Bianca Laila had her Bat Mitzvah party. Between choosing dresses, buying make up, and bedazzling shoes, it was one of the(…)

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Brazilian Haroset for Passover

Brazilian Haroset for Passover

April, 5, 2017.

  Every time I make Jewish food for the Holidays, I think of my Tia (aunt) Sarita who immigrated from Tangier, Morocco to Rio de(…)

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Dulce de Leche and Coconut Roulade

Dulce de Leche and Coconut Roulade

September, 22, 2016.

Dulce de Leche is present in all of cuisines of Latin America. From Chile to Venezuela, Argentina to Brazil. In fact, there is an unofficial(…)

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