Lushy Lemonade

Verrrrry nice on a hot day, especially when you include the preserved lemon. Keeps those electrolyte levels up, dontcha know! Lushy Lemonade: rhubarb, vanilla and saffron simple syrup muddled with fresh and preserved lemons, topped with fizz.#cookingclasses #lesacooks #notamixologist #summerscoming A photo posted by Lesa Sullivan-Abajian (@lesacooks) on May 11, 2016 at 11:38pm PDT For […]

French Onion Soup

Oh, boy! It’s cold and gross out. Time to stay home and stand over a pot of caramelized onions for about forever. It’s okay, it’s completely worth it. You can adjust the heat up or down a tad if it’s going a little too slowly or too quickly, but the key is to stay on […]

Now Offering Gift Certificates

Hi friends, it’s time to get serious about the holidays! Here’s a little something that can make holiday gift-giving really cinchy… A gift gertificate to LesaCooks.com. It’s customizeable and never expires. Best of all, it can be used for an in-home cooking service, a class or a catering event. This beautiful certificate can be emailed […]

Vegan Caramel Sauce

I have been making this sauce on the fly for a dip with lovely washington state apples, but it’s also lovely drizzled over popcorn, brownies and all kinds of stuff. I think this caramel rivals the traditional stuff because the sugar is unfiltered and the coconut cream is just so danged delicious… try it for […]

Comfort Foods Cooking: Classics with a Twist!

Seats are open in my Wednesday night cooking class! Please join us at 6:30 Wednesday, October 14 at chefshop.com for an evening of good food, wine and conversation. Settle into the cooler weather with some creative takes on the classics. Personal Chef Lesa Sullivan will share with you her greatest hits of the season. Recipes include: Butternut Squash […]

Julie & Julia Cooking Class

Movie Night: Julie and Julia – Classic French Cooking Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 6:30 to 9:00 pm Instructor: Chef Lesa Sullivan A classic movie and classic French food — all from the movie, “Julie & Julia”. Don’t miss Lesa as she shows you how to make a traditional French dishes straight from Julia Child’s famous […]