A Mother’s Day menu

A Mother’s Day menu

For those who want to try preparing a home-cooked brunch for Mother’s Day, Chef Melinda has prepared a menu for the special day: Israeli Couscous Salad, Roasted Beet Salad, Blintz Souffle, Quiche and Limonana Frozen Mint Lemonade. These recipes can also work for...
Cooking with Chef Melinda: Yogurt Cake

Cooking with Chef Melinda: Yogurt Cake

Chef Melinda makes Yogurt Cake with her son. By Chef Melinda McNeil French children learn to make this easy cake by using one scoop to measure the ingredients.  Use whatever citrus zest you have on hand, or substitute extracts to change flavor.  Yogurt can easily be...
How to make challah

How to make challah

Many families in the East Valley look forward to eating Chef Melinda’s delicious challah each Shabbat. Below she shares her recipe in this two-part video so you can try it at home. The first video shows how she made the dough and the second video shows different...