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Cooking for a Delicious Life: A Lauren Groveman Kitchen Instructional Video Series

Aprons for Real Life with Matching Towels
Designed for real-life cooking, this Apron is just the thing for keeping everything a busy, 21st-century multi-tasking cook needs within reach at all times.
I Love to Cook: A Lauren Groveman Kitchen Cookbook
Bring back the joy of cooking with Lauren's acclaimed second cookbook.
Lauren Groveman's Kitchen Cookbook
Makes homemade meals possible again with a comprehensive, inspiring book that reinvents cooking as a relaxing, creative, fulfilling activity for even the busiest people.

Meet Lauren!

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!

Got a question? There are lots of answers here.

If you can’t find the answers you need, Ask Lauren yourself!

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

Lauren’s Apron for Real Life‚ĄĘ

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!
Click here to see the apron.

Cooking for a Delicious Life Videos & DVDs

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!

The ‘I Love to Cook’ Book

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.
Click here to see the cookbook.

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.”
Douglas Everett

Fresh Pasta, Made the Old-Fashioned Way

Special Equipment Wooden board, for kneading Pastry scraper Rolling pin (preferably a 3-foot long pin, that‚Äôs straight, without ball-bearings) Hand-cranked pasta machine: only if not rolling and cutting pasta by hand 8-quart pot with built in strainer, optional, for cooking the pasta For the pasta 3 cups pasta flour (finely ground semolina), plus more, for dusting and rolling 6 extra-large eggs, made tepid by submerging in a bowl of very hot tap water for 10 minutes 1 generous… ... continue reading

A Raisin Challah Centerpiece… A True Sight To Behold

Following, are the directions to build an amazing centerpiece that’s made of highly glazed raisin challah bread and it’s just perfect for the center of your holiday table. I make this every Rosh Hashanah but it’s just as awesome for the universal New Year’s Day dinner or brunch. Because the centerpiece is so beautiful, I like to keep it uncut. And, because it’s so delicious, I always make a… ... continue reading

Homemade Sweet Cream Butter

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‚Ķ Enjoy. Oh, and to see a preview of me making fresh butter,… ... continue reading