Internationally-respected cook, author and culinary teacher, Lauren Groveman has, with a full heart, carefully created this “virtual kitchen” in celebration of all of you who would like to savor the joys of “cooking up” a truly satisfying, homemade life. You can click here to learn a bit more about Lauren and click here to see her prepare some very potent recipes (in her own life) so that YOU can do them, too!
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Award Winning Media Host
Over the years, Lauren has been the host of several local and national television series, including “Welcome to Lauren Groveman’s Kitchen” and also a weekly radio talk-show called “Food, Family and Home Matters,” both James Beard Award recognized. She is so proud to have worked with culinary icons, such as Julia Child, in the series Baking with Julia as well as the accompanying cookbook. Lauren loves hearing from viewers from all over the country who have seen her shows and cook from her books! Click here to read some of the responses to her most recent project, “Baking Made Easy.” Lauren hopes you continue to email her and let her know how she’s doing!
Knowledge is POWER! Food Matters A-Z
Understanding how and why things happen in the kitchen (culinary cause-and-effect), and becoming more knowledgeable about your ingredients will quickly enable you to become more confident, less tentative and thus, more creative. Check out our Food Matters A-Z section.
Lauren Groveman Kitchen Shopping
Designed for the way you really cook! Secure your eyeglasses, carry your ipod, stash your cell phone, tuck your kitchen towels, and button on your oven mitts and you’ll still have room for toting around your cordless phone and a notepad and pencil to take those phone messages!
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If you’ve ever wished that you could have your own personal cooking coach to teach you the “hows” and “whys” of real home cooking, then you’ll love this video series. Lauren’s dream was to create a cooking/baking video library that she could offer to provide the guidance needed to help others to feel safe enough to enter into new delicious culinary territory! And she’s so happy she did!
Click here to see a preview of the series or to watch the whole thing!
Bring the real joy of cooking and shared family meals into the you’re busy life, you’ll love The I Love to Cook Book! Filled with delicious recipes, gorgeous, full-color photography and plenty of nurturing instruction, this is the ultimate guide to exceptional home cooking.
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And, if you want to own a signed copy of Lauren’s first cookbook, Lauren Groveman’s Kitchen, which contains over 500 pages of valuable culinary information and cooking secrets, all wrapped within and around, Lauren’s cherished recipes that nurtured her three children, click here.
Do you wake up excited to savor life?
If not, you could! Let Lauren Groveman help you to create the delicious life you’ve always wanted–one recipe at a time.
“There are some people that live in a dream world, and there are some that face reality; and then there are those that turn one into the other.”
2 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour, for the dough, plus more for rolling out the pastry
¾ teaspoon fine table salt
½ cup superfine granulated sugar
½ cup finely minced nuts (walnuts, toasted almonds and/or toasted macadamias)
2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cut into small cubes
¼ cup water
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Powdered sugar, as needed, when cutting the pastry dough
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The only reason I attached one muscle to this recipe (considering all you really need is a good finger to turn on the food processor), is because you will need to really squeeze the butter, wrapped in a kitchen towel, to remove any excess liquid. This butter will, I trust, make you and yours very (very) happy… Enjoy. Oh, and to see a preview of me making fresh butter,…
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If you love both, brownies and cheese cake, then you’ll really love this dessert. Personally, I prefer to use my index finger to swirl the sweetened cream cheese mixture into the brownie batter, but you can use the stem end of a wooden spoon, or even a table knife. And, don’t leave out the chocolate chips since they make these brownies even more interesting, texturally, not to mention great-tasting!…
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