Photo gallery of lunches and dinners

A photo gallery with 152 images of food…. lunch, snack and dinners for 2 people, 4 weeks, 5 days/week. (July 2014)

About Joni

Chef Joni Sare, 2019 I like to cook, but more so — I like to teach others how to cook. I’ve been cooking professionally since 2005, and I’ve been in the health field for decades starting with my forays into achieving wellness for myself through food (in 1988). That journey led me to the esteemed […]

Frozen food items, good for packaging in ziptop baggies

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            TIP: I buy Hummus when on sale and store it in the freezer. Here’s a recipe with a unique way to use it. As a “personal trainer for your kitchen”, I will help build your culinary muscles so you can cook easy simple meals at home. We can cook […]

Cooking classes

Note: these images were taking before COVID.   Enjoy the intimacy of a private cooking class in a relaxed and casual setting. The location can be in your home, or mine; or online.    Personal guidance Every class offers you hands-on experience and personal guidance from me. I’ll walk you through each step of the […]

Knife Skills Class

As a “personal trainer for your kitchen,” it is my goal to build your culinary muscles and show you tools and techniques for success.

The most coveted of techniques: KNIFE SKILLS.

I will quickly cover the basics: the design of the chef knife, how to hold a chef knife, and the uses of a chef knife. And then, we will start slicing and dicing.

I’m excited to show you how to cut a bell pepper! …and avoid all the seeds.

How to become a good cook

How to become fluent in the kitchen “Hello, I am a personal trainer for your kitchen. My goal is to elevate your comfort level in the kitchen by replacing effort with skill. Sharing information on cooking methods (rather than recipes) is what I do to help you think like a chef.  My focus is on […]

Group cooking classes

Book a group cooking class party For corporate business groups and cooking team-building events — just let me know your goal and I will tailor the class for your event: Casual, fun, get-away-from-the office activity Focused collaboration and decision making Ice breaker event for new groups Cooking competition Online; or in-person Friends / family Birthdays, anniversaries […]

Couples cooking classes

Book a private cooking class for 2 people. These classes are designed for 2 people who want to have a private 3-hour cooking class to make a 3-course meal. Family members, such as parent and adult child, or parent and young child Friends Couples Cooking together People (couples) who cook together is a dance. I […]

Skill-building Cooking Classes

Book a cooking class to increase your comfort in the kitchen My “skill building” cooking classes are customized to your goals: to focus on specific skills, or a specific cooking method, or to cook a specific diet, a dish, or cuisine. For 1 or 2 people, and the class can be 1 or  2 hours. […]